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Plane spotted over Preston with political message for Boris Johnson on banner

The plane was spotted over Preston on Sunday Pic: Stephen Geraghty/Blog Preston A political message has been flown over Preston during Sunday lunchtime. Prestonians looked skyward as a banner was trailed from a light aircraft. Stephen Gerghty spotted the banner and plane […]

1 year ago
European election results for Preston and the North West

The Preston election count in West View Leisure Centre Pic: Preston Council European Parliament election results have come in for Preston and the North West. The vote works on proportional representation so each voter had one vote and voted for a party. […]

2 years ago
Second EU Referendum petition in Preston receives thousands of signatures

Vote Leave campaigners on the Flag Market in Preston during the campaign Pic: Tony Worrall More than 2,100 people in Preston alone have signed an online petition calling for a second European Union referendum. This comes after the city voted in favour for ‘Leave’ with 53.27 per […]

5 years ago
Preston and the UK vote to leave the European Union

A vote leave campaigner in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston joined the majority of the United Kingdom in voting the leave the European Union. With a turnout of 68.72% the Leave campaign commanded a 53.27% share of the vote, […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement European Union referendum debate in Preston: Which side are you on?

Leave campaign, left: James Barker and Adrian Owens, Remain campaign: Ben Wallace and Chris Davies The United Kingdom faces its biggest choice for a generation in late June, and Prestonians need to decide whether they want to stay in or leave the European Union. Arguments […]

5 years ago
Watch what Boris Johnson had to say to Preston about EU Referendum

The EU Referendum fanfare rolled onto Preston’s Flag Market with a visit from Boris Johnson and the Vote Leave campaign. Around 150 people gathered to see what Johnson, Michael Gove […]

5 years ago
Preston EU referendum debate sees city just voting to remain in Europe

Hundreds of people made their views on the EU known, and Preston MP Mark Hendrick addresses the crowd Preston is learning towards staying in the European Union is what a debate on the referendum revealed on Thursday. More than 500 people attended a University of Central Lancashire hosted […]

5 years ago
Should Preston back staying in Europe or going? UCLan debate to tackle issue

UCLan's vice-chancellor wants to stay in the EU, but one of his economics professors disagrees Should Britain stay or should it go when it comes to Europe? There’s a division between senior figures at the University of Central Lancashire as the university’s vice-chancellor is set […]

5 years ago
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