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Opinion: Why I want Preston Council to be more open and accountable

John Potter was elected as councillor of the Cadley ward in the 2010 election. He is a Liberal Democrat. Thursday 3rd February saw Preston City Council (PCC) take the first […]

10 years ago
University urging students to be greener

The University of Central Lancashire has launched a week long scheme encouraging students to be greener. But the people responsible for running the project are parading around campus in a […]

10 years ago
Preston bus routes set to be scrapped

Two city bus routes will be scrapped as part of a plan to cut £300,000 of funding from Preston’s public transport network, a councillor has told Blog Preston. The 88A and […]

10 years ago
Tragic Lewis died doing what he loved

The tragic death of rising cycling star Lewis Balyckyi is one of many young people who die on Lancashire’s roads each year. Lewis, just 18 when he died in January, was […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Animal shelter could close in three months

Abandoned animals could be left homeless if funds are not raised to save the Preston branch of the RSPCA. Staff numbers at the rescue centre in Ribbleton have already been […]

10 years ago
Preston to play part in LGBT history month

Shocking historical records that show gay men being imprisoned and hanged for their sexuality will be unveiled in Preston later this month. Lancashire Record Office will open its doors on […]

10 years ago
Struggling pubs at risk as beer sales slide

Pulling the perfect pint may soon be a lost art if beer sales continue to slide. The humble pub is losing out to supermarkets who can sell booze cheaply and […]

10 years ago
New community cafe hopes for a greener future

Newly-opened vegetarian co-operative cafe Beautiful Planet hopes to bring the community together to make a greener future for the area. It took three months of hard work from manager Brett […]

10 years ago
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