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Preston City Council reports ‘potentially damaging’ Sun Hotel fake news post

The Sun Hotel in Friargate has a score of one-star at present Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council yesterday reported a Facebook post claiming that The Sun Hotel had closed due to a ‘Loravirus’ outbreak. The post, made by the page Social Distancing Enforcement England, […]

3 days ago
Preston woman becomes centre of internet storm thanks to Glasgow hostel review

Louise Taylor stayed at the hostel in Glasgow Louise Taylor from Preston has found herself sucked into a viral internet sensation after posting what she thought of her stay in Glasgow on Facebook. Taylor, who plays for the […]

7 years ago
Scam busting Facebook page targets cons in the North West

A Facebook page set-up by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards team is looking to fight scams in the North West. The page (via a friendly face Scambuster Stan) can be […]

7 years ago
A big thumbs up for two Preston based Facebook social groups

Two of the latest phenomenon Facebook social groups to hit the scene are known as ‘You Know You’re from Preston When….’ and ‘Preston, Past and Present’. Each of the two […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement People, near and far, using Facebook to exchange their past experiences in Preston

Having a thirst for all things Preston I stumbled upon a Facebook group which has the very unusual title of ‘You know you’re from Preston when….’. Having joined the group, […]

8 years ago
Preston City Council to introduce social media policy for all staff

Council staff could be given new guidelines about using social media Preston City Council are to introduce a social media and blogging policy for all staff. The move follows a number of disciplinaries coming about because of usage of the likes […]

8 years ago
Opinion: Have your say on the future of Preston’s policing

This is a guest post from Councillor Malcolm Doherty, the Police Authority Chair. The official public consultation on how people can have their say on the closure of police stations […]

10 years ago
Council charge for “guide to joining the social media revolution”

Preston City Council have launched a ‘Social Media Toolkit’, priced at £199. The 168-page document is available to order on the council website, and describes itself as “a complete guide […]

10 years ago
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