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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, […]

2 months ago
Preston Tories to take part in the Big PNE Sleep Out

Councillor Daniel Duckworth, centre, is sleeping out at Deepdale for the Big PNE Sleep Out Hundreds of people sleeping out at Deepdale Stadium to raise thousands of pounds for The Foxton Centre will be joined by Conservative councillors. Preston Tories are entering a team of […]

2 years ago
What we learned during the Preston local elections in 2019

The view across the election count in Preston Guild Hall on Friday Pic: Blog Preston It was the most interesting set of local elections for many years, even if the city didn’t really turn out to vote. t That’s my view anyway after many years […]

2 years ago
Preston local election results 2019: Labour retain their grip on power in the city

Preston has given a ringing endorsement to The Preston Model proposed by Labour. The party increased its share of councillors and has a majority of 12 after the all-out Preston […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Guest opinion: Conservatives outline their local election pledges for Preston

Sue Whittam, fourth from right, on the campaign trail with Preston Tories The makeup of Preston City Council will change dramatically with lots of experienced councillors having left and with the reduction in numbers due to boundary changes. Starting in the new […]

2 years ago
Preston Conservatives appoint new female leader

Councillor Sue Whittam has been a councillor for nearly five years Preston’s Conservative group have appointed a new leader to take them into the all-out election this year. Councillor Sue Whittam is the first ever female leader of the Tory group […]

2 years ago
Second Preston Tory quits the party in the city

Councillor Rowena Edmondson Councillor Rowena Edmondson A second Preston Conservative councillor has decided to go it alone. Councillor Rowena Edmondson has stood down from the Tory party to become an Independent Conservative. The […]

3 years ago
Tory councillor resigns in Preston and becomes an Independent Conservative

Councillor Lona Smith Councillor Lona Smith A Conservative councillor in Preston has resigned from her party. Councillor Lona Smith, who represents the Preston Rural North ward, has given notice to the city’s Tory […]

3 years ago
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