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Mayor responds to Preston sign protest

The Preston sign with chains added for Tim's art intervention Pic: Tim Saunders The Mayor of Preston, Councillor Javed Iqbal, has responded to an art intervention that protested against the new Preston sign. The sign – commissioned by Preston City Council and currently located on […]

3 weeks ago
Art intervention protest against new Preston sign’s ties to slavery and exploitation

The Preston sign with chains added for Tim's art intervention Pic: Tim Saunders A local artist has carried out an art intervention to protest against the new Preston sign’s ties to slavery and exploitation. The steel sign with rope woven through was unveiled […]

4 weeks ago
Mayor of Preston opens Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club’s new £54k facilities

The Mayor opens Fulwood & Broughton Cricket Club's new facilities Pic: Steve Taylor The Mayor of Preston, Javeq Iqbal, has officially opened Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club’s brand new £54,000 practice facilities. During the summer of 2021, the club ran a crowdfunding campaign, […]

2 months ago
Mayor of Preston appeal raises over £3,000 for Ukraine relief

A local Ukraine relief appeal has provided over £3,000 to the Polish Red Cross in Preston’s twin city, Kalisz. The Mayor of Preston’s appeal raised the funding over two weeks […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston political leaders unite in tribute to councillor John Browne

Councillor John Browne Preston councillors have paid their respects to Councillor John Browne, who has sadly passed away aged 71. As the longest sitting member of Preston City Council, John worked as Chair […]

2 months ago
Mayor opens new estate agency in Preston city centre

Estate agency launch event at 35 Lune Street Pic: Abdurrahman Alsharef © Ramen Studios The Mayor of Preston Javed Iqbal has opened a new estate agency in the city centre. Century 21, which is said to be the world’s largest estate agent network, has […]

3 months ago
Residents urged to ‘Plant Preston’ for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Avenham Park in autumn Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Council has invited residents to plant trees on their properties this March to mark the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations. Last year, Preston was chosen as a Champion City for Her Majesty […]

4 months ago
Preston Guild Lodge ‘humbled’ after receiving Covid-19 accolade from Mayor Javed Iqbal

The Mayor of Preston has presented an award to local Masons after members donated £5,500 in cash and groceries to local food banks. Preston Guild Lodge said they were ‘humbled […]

5 months ago
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