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Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

2 months ago
Preston Labour’s manifesto for the 2022 local elections

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Preston Labour has published its manifesto titled ‘Preston for the Many’ for the upcoming local elections on Thursday (5 May). The Labour Council says it will build on the work […]

2 months ago
Preston City Council local elections 2022 candidates

Residents went to the polls in Fishwick and St Matthews on Thursday 12 February The Preston City Council Local Elections are due to take place on Thursday 5 May 2022. Residents in the Preston City Council area are invited to vote for their local […]

2 months ago
Conservative Andrew Snowden is Lancashire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner

County Councillor Andrew Snowden on a bus Andrew James Snowden, Conservative candidate, has won the Police and Crime Commissioner election. He won with a total of 181,314 votes, and will take on the role of Police and […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council 2021 election results: Reaction from Preston Labour, Lib Dems and Conservatives as Tories retain power at County Hall

Conservative win in Preston The overall results for the Lancashire County Council election gave Tories continued reign over County Hall as they crossed the majority 43 threshold with a total of 48 seats overall. […]

1 year ago
Live updates: Lancashire County Council election results for Preston, South Ribble and surrounding divisions

Lancashire County Council local elections will be announced during the course of Saturday (8 May). The count takes place at the Guild Hall and we’ll have live updates from the […]

1 year ago
Preston City Council local elections 2021: Preston Labour keep control of Town Hall as Tories return as official opposition

Labour retained their majority on Preston City Council as the Conservatives returned as the official opposition after picking up two seats. The Tories won in Greyfriars and Ingol and Cottam, […]

1 year ago
Preston City Council local elections results 2021 ward-by-ward

The view across the election count in Preston Guild Hall on Friday Pic: Blog Preston Preston went to the polls in the first highly anticipated local elections since May 2019, and there were sixteen seats across the city council up for grabs. With the ongoing […]

1 year ago
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