Preston Council’s budget proposals have been passed, with both Conservative and Liberal Democrat amendments rejected. The council will see its budget reduced by £5.5m (46%), a figure that Councillor Peter […]10 years ago Preston’s councillors criticised for “embarrassing” emails
City councillors have been attacked by a colleague for “embarrassing” political debates via email. Private discussions had been had between Labour and Conservative members surrounding the proposed 20mph speed limit […]10 years ago Ribble Valley MP brands idea to move Fishwick out of Preston as a “glaring anomaly”
The proposition to move Fishwick out of the Preston constituency and into the Ribble Valley is a “glaring anomaly”, according to Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans. Speaking at today’s Boundary […]10 years ago Fishwick would be an “orphan ward” under boundary changes, says Preston MP
Fishwick would become an “orphan ward” under changes proposed to the Preston constituency by the Boundary Commission, according to MP Mark Hendrick. The move, which would see Fishwick become part […]10 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire MPs: How often is yours absent from Parliament?
The Guardian have written an interesting post on their data blog entitled “MPs and Lords attendance and voting: who’s most active?” “Polly Curtis writes today on Reality Check about The […]10 years ago Council’s ‘Social Media Toolkit’ debated on BBC Lancashire
If you’d read the post on Preston Council’s ‘Social Media Toolkit’ yesterday, you may have heard me popping up on BBC Lancashire‘s drivetime show to discuss the issue. Below I’ve […]10 years ago Councillor calls for tougher packaging policy
Preston City Councillor John Potter has submitted a notice of motion that would force new retail shops over a certain size to have an excess packaging bin so customers can […]10 years ago The best of Blog Preston in May
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