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Opinion: The Preston Model is tainted by party politics and set to fail

Town Hall glinting in the sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall This is a guest post by Bill Shannon, former Liberal Democrat Councillor, and Honorary Alderman of the City of Preston. Councillor Matthew Brown has received a lot of publicity for […]

2 months ago
City Council leader responds to criticism of his new book and The Preston Model

Councillor Matthew Brown Leader of Preston City Council, Councillor Matthew Brown, has responded to criticism of his new book Paint Your Town Red. Co-authored by writer and historian Rhian E. Jones, the book tells […]

2 months ago
Huge crowd attends Preston for Palestine rally

The Preston for Palestine march in Lancaster Road Pic: Sonia Bashir A huge crowd attended the Preston for Palestine rally in the city centre yesterday (Saturday 22 May). The peaceful protest on the Flag Market and surrounding streets – one of many […]

2 months ago
Preston City Council leader releases new book ‘Paint Your Town Red’

Councillor Matthew Brown Leader of Preston City Council, Councillor Matthew Brown, has co-authored a book on the inside story of The Preston Model. The book, by Councillor Brown and writer and historian Rhian […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Labour’s manifesto for 2021 local elections

Councillor Matthew Brown Preston Labour’s manifesto for the 2021 City Council elections is titled Building Resilience and Recovery in Preston. Among the policy commitments is an investment of an additional £1m in Covid-19 […]

3 months ago
Council leader urges Health Secretary to prioritise Preston in vaccination roll out

Councillor Matthew Brown The leader of Preston City Council has written to the Health Secretary asking for prioritisation in the Covid-19 vaccination programme. In a letter to Secretary of State Matt Hancock, Councillor Matthew Brown […]

5 months ago
Proud Preston: How we’re celebrating the kindness, courage and creativity in our city

Some of the city's leaders are endorsing our Proud Preston features Today we’re officially launching the Proud Preston section of our website. Full of inspiring stories of kindness, courage and creativity, Proud Preston is the perfect antidote to the challenging times […]

5 months ago
Council leader calls for vaccine roll out to be “speeded up” in Preston

The leader of Preston City Council has called for an increase in the speed with which Covid-19 vaccinations are being rolled out in those areas hardest hit by the pandemic. […]

5 months ago
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