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PNE hang-on for thrilling win against Crystal Palace

Preston North End picked up three vital points against fellow strugglers Crystal Palace, mainly thanks to Jon Parkin’s brace of goals in a thrilling encounter. The striker, affectionately known as ‘the […]

9 years ago
Huge job losses expected in Lancashire Police

ALL community support officers have been told that their jobs could disappear as soon as March 2011. Lancashire Police currently employs 409 Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), and every one […]

9 years ago
Preston Cuts: Best of the Online Coverage

We covered the Comprehensive Spending review throughout the day in the form of a live blog, bringing in images, audio, video and content from our audience, both in the form […]

9 years ago
Twitter views on the spending review #prestoncuts #csr

We asked you on twitter what your thoughts were on today’s spending review. Here’s the best of them. @djbentley liked – no new trident, £2bn extra for social care, pupil […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Spending Review reaction through the web

Every journalist, political commentator and influential tweeter had their say on the Comprehensive Spending Review. What did the blogs have to say? Not a lot really unless they challenged Treasury […]

9 years ago
A map of the UK, people employed in the public sector

I’ve made a map using data from the Guardian Datastore, which looks at the percentage of each local authority that’s employed by the public sector. Preston features pretty high, coming […]

9 years ago
Video: Cuts protest at the Flag Market

Protesters in the town centre

9 years ago
How the North West will benefit from the Spending Review

The Chancellor’s announcement of cuts across the UK is bad news for many people but the Comprehensive Spending Review brings some reassurance and benefits to the North West. Some key […]

9 years ago
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