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Mayor of Preston’s civic tribute to Ron Atkins

Ron Atkins out enjoying a coffee The Mayor of Preston has paid tribute to Ron Atkins. Mr Atkins was the longest living former MP, and passed away last month at 104 years old. He represented Preston […]

7 months ago
‘A proud champion of Preston’ – tributes as former MP Ron Atkins dies aged 104

Ron Atkins speaking in summer 2015 at a rally for Jeremy Corbyn at the Continental pub in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Former Preston MP Ron Atkins has died aged 104. Mr Atkins passed away peacefully at home on Thursday (30 December). The Labour politician served the city as MP for Preston […]

7 months ago
Former Preston MP Ron Atkins sets a new UK record

Ron Atkins out enjoying a coffee Ron Atkins out enjoying a coffee This week a former Preston MP became the longest living Parliamentarian. Ron Atkins served the city as MP for Preston North between 1966 to […]

3 years ago
Former Preston MP starts his own blog – aged 100!

Ron Atkins speaking in summer 2015 at a rally for Jeremy Corbyn at the Continental pub in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Ron Atkins speaking in summer 2015 at a rally for Jeremy Corbyn at the Continental pub in Preston The UK’s oldest living former MP has moved into the digital age. […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Elizabeth Atkins steps down from Ashton ward to care for former MP husband

Liz Atkins is stepping down to look after her husband Ron A Preston councillor is stepping down to look after her elderly husband after four years in office. Elizabeth Atkins, who represents the Ashton ward, says she can no longer ‘juggle […]

5 years ago
Grand opening of ‘The Mike Atkins Way’ Guild Wheel section

On Friday afternoon 17th January, a number of people attended the official grand opening of a section of the Guild Wheel in Avenham Park, extending alongside the River Ribble from […]

8 years ago
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