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Councillor Neil Darby welcomed as Preston’s 694th Mayor at just 34 years old

The new Mayor of Preston, Councillor Neil Darby The city of Preston has formally welcomed Councillor Neil Darby as its 694th¬†Mayor. Councillor Darby is one of the youngest to hold the role, as far as records show, at […]

1 week ago
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 […]

1 month 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‚Äôs 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 of Preston appeals for urgent donations for Ukraine

Many Prestonians are looking for ways that they can help out Ukraine following the tragic scenes this past week. There are a variety of ways that people can donate, either […]

3 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
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