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Loss of power across Preston – Tweet us if you’ve experienced any near you

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11 years ago
BAE to build Typhoon fighters in Warton for Government of Oman

BAE Systems are in talks to supply the Government of Oman with Typhoon fighter aircrafts. The Typhoons would be built at BAE’s Warton site, which was the subject of a […]

11 years ago
BBC North director Peter Salmon opens Preston College’s new Ā£5m arts centre

Preston Collegeā€™s new Ā£5 million visual and performing arts centre has been officially opened by BBC North director Peter Salmon. Salmon, a BAFTA winning producerĀ from Burnley, switched on a 3D […]

11 years ago
Preston’s councillors criticised for “embarrassing” emails

City councillors have been attacked by a colleague for ā€œembarrassingā€ political debates via email. Private discussions had been had between Labour and Conservative members surrounding the proposed 20mph speed limit […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plans to give more power to local residents axed

Plans to give more power to local residents as part of the Localism Bill have been shelved by the government. A local referendum scheme was due to be employed within […]

11 years ago
Video: Preston’s public sector workers strike over pensions

Yesterday saw over 1,000 public sector workers from Preston and the surrounding area take part in the national walkout over public sector pensions. Workers from Unison, Unite, PCS and many […]

11 years ago
In Photos: Preston’s public sector workers on strike

Yesterday saw over 1,000 public sector workers from Preston and the surrounding area take part in the national walkout over public sector pensions. Workers from Unison, Unite, PCS and many […]

11 years ago
Preston’s public sector workers join biggest strike in 30 years

Over 1,000 public sector workers from Preston and the surrounding area today took part in the biggest national strike for 30 years. Several council buildings and schools were shut for […]

11 years ago
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