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Preston Labour reshuffle sees arts and culture cabinet member ‘brutally’ axed

Cllr Peter Kelly speaks at the 'We Saved The Ferret' party last week. A long-serving Labour cabinet member at Preston City Council will be replaced in an announcement tomorrow. Blog Preston understands that Cllr Peter Kelly, who has been serving as cabinet member […]

2 weeks ago
Preston City Council local election results 2024 – Tory leader stands down, Labour’s Ashton Park woes and Lib Dems bounce

The moment Labour lost Lea and Larches ward Pic: Blog Preston The departing Tory opposition group leader on Preston City Council has called for a general election after her group suffered heavy losses at the local polls. Sue Whittam was speaking […]

3 weeks ago
Preston City Council local elections 2024: Updates, results and reaction

The Lib Dems took Greyfriars from the Conservatives Pic: Blog Preston Preston went to the polls on Thursday 2 May and you can join us for extensive live coverage on what happens in the battle for control of the Town Hall. […]

4 weeks ago
Preston local elections digest: Lib Dems ‘creepy’ letters, city leaders clash in video debate + find your nearest polling station

Preston Lib Dem leader making a friend during his campaigning and getting in early for #dogsatpollingstations We’re now just days away from the city going to the polls for the latest local elections – and electing a police and crime commissioner for Lancashire too. Here’s a […]

1 month ago
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Preston local elections 2024 digest: Preston Labour’s ‘London’ video and Guild Hall comeback gig

Looking up at the foyer of the Guild Hall venue Pic: Blog Preston This week’s local elections digest includes some geographical hypocrisy, some election admin from the city council and confirmation on the first gig at the Guild Hall since the city’s Labour […]

1 month ago
Preston local elections 2024 digest: Labour release campaign video, Trade union candidates and Ashton Park battle

Preston Labour leader Matthew Brown opens their campaign video speaking from Winckley Square All the candidates standing for election to Preston City Council were confirmed this week, but that’s not the only local elections news out there. Here’s a digest of some stories […]

1 month ago
Preston City Council announce ‘friendship plan’ for a town in Gaza

Lancashire Marches For Palestine rally at the Flag Market Pic: Blog Preston Preston City Council is exploring the possibility of a friendship arrangement with a town in Palestine No formal twin-town arrangement would be tabled but the city’s Labour group – who […]

2 months ago
The Preston Model ‘appears to be working’ says new study

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Preston residents are less depressed, more content and financially better off in the wake of a flagship council policy designed to strengthen the local economy. That was the conclusion of […]

11 months ago
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