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Lib Dems call for council to be ‘more open’

Two councillors will go before the entire council to urge it to become ‘open and accountable’. John Potter and John Bruton, both Liberal Democrat councillors in Fulwood, have put forward […]

11 years ago
Ice-cream queen: Penwortham’s very own Kirsty Henshaw

kirsty henshaw with peter jones What were you doing a year ago? Probably something uneventful, unmemorable and just plain ordinary. But if you were to ask Kirsty Henshaw what she was doing, her answer may […]

11 years ago
Introducing: The Preston Social

The Preston Social is a forthcoming bi-monthly event in Preston, Lancashire, designed to bring together those interested in social and digital media from the local area to learn, teach and […]

11 years ago
Opinion: Preston and the anti-cuts brigade

cannon street black and white Early last Saturday afternoon, a disparate group of Preston residents gathered on the flag market for an anti-cuts rally. It was a grey, drizzly, and windy day. Some attendees had […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

11 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 […]

11 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 […]

11 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 […]

11 years ago
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