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Latest news for Preston, Lancashire. Covering the city and surrounding area this has the latest crime, traffic and travel, politics and other big news affecting the city of Preston.

Cuts campaigners defiant despite wet weather

Preston Against Cuts Despite wet and windy weather, about sixty protesters and members of the public gathered for the Preston Against Cuts event staged in the Flag Market today. Speaker after speaker emphasised what […]

10 years ago
Preston Against Cuts protest planned this weekend

Preston is set to host another protest opposed to Government cuts this Saturday. The protest will begin on the Flag Market at 12 noon and continue for one hour, with several […]

10 years ago
Vegan month: an eye-opening first week

With only a week gone in my month of being a vegan, it’s too early to come to a verdict about its advantages and disadvantages. What I can say with […]

10 years ago
The aftermath of Christmas: I’m turning vegan

It all started with a conversation during Christmas dinner. Conversation was flowing just as quickly as the bucks fizz, and talk soon turned to the year the father-in-law had bought […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Calendars for a Local Cause

Rachael Lloyd is no charity case. She may be raising money to fund an operation which could dramatically change her symptoms from Multiple Sclerosis but she doesn’t want tea and […]

10 years ago
Four Prestonians make Honours list

orders of the british empire Four people from Preston have been recognised for their contribution to society in the New Years Honours list for 2011. David Brindle, Lancashire Constabulary’s director of resources, is among those […]

10 years ago
Opinion: Are rail price hikes un-fare?

Long walk for improvements - (c)JohnnyEnglish on Flickr Another set of inflation busting rises in the cost of train travel in austere times and small or no pay increases means higher prices implemented by our train operating companies […]

10 years ago
County council struggling to fix Preston’s pothole-ridden roads

A pothole on Preston's roads Lancashire County Council has been named as one of the poorest authorities to deal with potholes. A list has been compiled by the National Cycling Organisation CTC of authorities across […]

10 years ago
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