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Opinion: The Preston Model is tainted by party politics and set to fail

Town Hall glinting in the sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall This is a guest post by Bill Shannon, former Liberal Democrat Councillor, and Honorary Alderman of the City of Preston. Councillor Matthew Brown has received a lot of publicity for […]

6 months ago
City Council leader responds to criticism of his new book and The Preston Model

Councillor Matthew Brown Leader of Preston City Council, Councillor Matthew Brown, has responded to criticism of his new book Paint Your Town Red. Co-authored by writer and historian Rhian E. Jones, the book tells […]

6 months ago
Preston City Council leader releases new book ‘Paint Your Town Red’

Councillor Matthew Brown Leader of Preston City Council, Councillor Matthew Brown, has co-authored a book on the inside story of The Preston Model. The book, by Councillor Brown and writer and historian Rhian […]

7 months ago
Community Bank plan from Preston City Council to apply for banking licence

Plans to establish a Community Bank in the North West have been approved by Preston City Council. The backing will allow North West Mutual Bank, a joint venture between local […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Next phase of ‘The Preston Model’ to be unveiled at online event

Boats on Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall Preston residents are invited to join Preston City Council at the online launch of the next phase of its Community Wealth Building agenda, often known as the ‘Preston Model.’ ‘Community […]

10 months ago
UCLan set to run free seminar to teach people about the ‘Preston Model’ of economic strategy

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall People across Preston are being invited to a free online seminar run by researchers from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to learn about community wealth building and 21st century […]

10 months ago
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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
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