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Emotional farewell to former Preston council leader Peter Rankin at civic funeral

Peter Rankin's coffin is carried into the Minster Peter Rankin’s coffin is carried into the Minster Pic: Lancashire Post, Neil Cross The twice-former leader of Preston City Council has been laid to rest after a service at Preston […]

6 years ago
Peter Rankin’s book of condolence has been vandalised

Some of the town pages in the tributes to Peter Rankin Some of the town pages in the tributes to Peter Rankin A book of condolence to the late Peter Rankin is now only available by request at the Town Hall […]

6 years ago
Former Preston council leader Peter Rankin dies after brain cancer battle

Councillor Peter Rankin Councillor Peter Rankin A twice former leader of Preston City Council has died following a battle with brain cancer. Peter Rankin passed away on Sunday 10 June following his six-month […]

6 years ago
Former council leader Peter Rankin to made Alderman of Preston

The former leader of Preston City Council looks set to become an Alderman of the city. Peter Rankin, who was leader of the council twice, has retired from politics as […]

6 years ago
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New Preston council leader decided by Labour group

Councillor Matthew Brown Councillor Matthew Brown will be leader of Preston City Council Preston is to see a new man in power at the Town Hall as Labour elected a new leader on […]

6 years ago
Councillor Rankin to leave politics in May as cancer battle continues

Councillor Peter Rankin Councillor Peter Rankin The leader of Preston City Council has announced he will be leaving politics in the Spring. Councillor Peter Rankin has undergone surgery for a brain tumour and […]

6 years ago
Preston Council leader’s emotional message ahead of surgery

Councillor Peter Rankin Councillor Peter Rankin The leader of Preston Council has told of his admiration and respect for NHS staff ahead of his impending surgery. Councillor Peter Rankin is due to undergo […]

6 years ago
Leader of Preston Council temporarily steps down due to surgery

The leader of Preston City Council is to stand aside due to upcoming surgery. Councillor Peter Rankin is to undergo an operation before Christmas for a brain tumour. The Labour […]

7 years ago
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