councillor veronica afrin

Farewell Veronica! Listen as St Matthews councillor reflects on 38 years

Veronica Afrin during her year as Mayor She’s served Preston since 1979 but now one of its most recognisable councillors has decided to call time on her political ambitions. Veronica Afrin, who represents the St Matthews ward, […]

6 years ago
How the price of going for a swim or attending a fitness class is to increase in Preston

West View Leisure Centre The cost of exercising in council-run leisure centres in Preston is to increase slightly from April. Cash-strapped Preston City Council, which has to find an additional £4million of savings by […]

6 years ago
Park It events see more than 2,000 attend across Preston parks

moor park An event offering free activities for youngsters across the city during the school holidays has seen record take up. Park It saw more than 2,000 people attend throughout August as […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Glitz and glamour for Mayor’s Ball charity event

Mayor Afrin in the centre in her glad rags Prestonians got their glad rags on to mark the latest Mayor’s year in office nearing the end. It was a black tie event at Preston North End’s hospitality suite in […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Free pancakes at Preston Market event

How do you like your pancakes? Preston Indoor Market plays host to some flippin’ good fun on Tuesday. Chefs Joan Whittle, Derek Smith and Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines are going to be making sweet and savoury pancakes. […]

8 years ago
Mayor Afrin to host charity ball to raise cash for good causes

Mayor of Preston for 2013-14 Veronica Afrin Tickets for a swanky night to raise money for the outgoing Mayor’s charities are on sale. Prestonians are invited the celebrate Councillor Veronica Afrin’s time in office during a black […]

8 years ago
Councillor Veronica Afrin prepares to take up Mayor role

Mayor of Preston for 2013-14 Veronica Afrin A new Mayor will be sworn in tomorrow at the Town Hall. Councillor Veronica Afrin will take on the role for the year ahead as Carl Crompton’s time as Guild […]

9 years ago
Councillors lobby for new bus service to Brockholes Nature Reserve

brockholes Local councillors in Fishwick are calling for a bus service to be diverted to take in the Brockholes Nature Reserve. The Reserve, just off Junction 31 of the M6, is […]

10 years ago
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