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Plungington to see new community project tackle social isolation

An aerial view across Plungington A community with a ‘transient’ population is to see a new project take place. Connected Communities is funded by Preston City Council and will be put on by University of […]

1 month ago
Cities think-tank offers figures for why Preston is seeing a resurgence

Preston's skyline from the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s regularly making the headlines for its economic model and surging its way up the best places to live. But what are the figures underlying this change in fortunes for […]

3 months ago
Preston Labour expand city council cabinet with addition of ‘Preston Model’ role

Freddie Bailey is a new councillor for College ward The Preston Model now has a dedicated cabinet member responsible for driving it forward. Preston City Council’s Labour leader unveiled the cabinet positions during a meeting of the city council […]

4 months 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 […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement What next for the Preston Model? Investing in worker owned co-operatives in the city

The new Preston Market Hall with the bric-a-brac market out front Pic: Tony Worrall More than three-quarters-of-a-million pounds is to be spent in exploring setting up a number of co-operatives in Preston. Badged as the next phase for The Preston Model, which is attracting […]

6 months ago
The Preston Model in national spotlight again on the Jeremy Vine show

The new Preston Market was referenced throughout the interview Pic: Keith Heyworth The new Preston Market was referenced throughout the interview Pic: Keith Heyworth The Preston Model was once again in the national spotlight. During Friday (8 June), the leader of Preston […]

1 year ago
The Preston Model to be in the spotlight once again

How Preston operates economically has been widely praised by senior Labour figures Pic: Tony Worrall How Preston operates economically has been widely praised by senior Labour figures Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s economic model is set to receive further attention during a debate organised by The […]

2 years ago
Ed Miliband visits Preston to learn about economic model

Ed Miliband speaking at the UCLan event Ed Miliband speaking at the UCLan event Former Labour leader Ed Miliband was in Preston to hear about how the city’s financial model is working. Mr Miliband was attended the […]

2 years ago
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