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Campaign reveals extent of raw sewage dumped into Preston’s waterways

Preston's skyline as viewed from the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall A campaign is revealing the extent to which raw sewage has been dumped into Preston’s waterways. The 38 Degrees Where’s My Poo website allows people to enter their postcode to […]

3 weeks ago
“Don’t take us for granted” Muslim voters tell Preston Labour amid Gaza conflict

More than 150 members of the Muslim community gathered for a public meeting Preston’s Labour Party has been warned not to take the support of Muslim voters for granted, amid mounting anger about the national leadership’s stance on the war in Gaza. More […]

3 weeks ago
Railway ticket offices closure plan scrapped after fierce opposition with Preston highlighted

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Railway ticket offices across Lancashire will remain open after passengers – and the organisation representing them – objected in their droves to plans to pull the shutters down on the […]

4 weeks ago
Monthly Preston interfaith gathering to debate humanitarian consequences of Israel-Palestine conflict

A monthly interfaith gathering is to explore the humanitarian consequences of the Israel-Palestine conflict. Hosted by The Light Foundation the monthly meeting is open to people of all faiths and […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire police respond to councillor claiming licensing recommendations for pubs are overzealous

Lancashire police have responded to a Preston City Council councillor’s comments claiming that licensing recommendations for pubs are “overzealous”. The police have said they “have a duty to act” when […]

4 weeks ago
Preston peace service attracts criticism for being ‘watered down’ but council defends event

The service at Preston Guild Hall on Tuesday A member of Preston’s Windrush and Muslim community says that a peace service held in the city to reflect on the Israeli-Gaza conflict diluted discussion of the situation to such […]

4 weeks ago
Harris Museum scaffolding removal will show off external facelift

The Harris Museum has had an external facelift The full impact of the Harris Museum’s external facelift will be on show within the next fortnight as the scaffolding that has clad the building for the past year is […]

4 weeks ago
Preston for Palestine solidarity march sees 3,000 people take to city streets

Crowds on the Flag Market for the solidarity march Pic: Michael Lavalette There were demands for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza as the rally made its way around the city centre route starting and ending on the Flag Market.

4 weeks ago
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