Latest news stories from Hyperlocal sites tagged with 'preston politics' :: Page 1

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 ...

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 Hend...

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?” “Po...

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 Lanca...

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 packag...

The best of Blog Preston in May

[View the story "Best of Blog Preston in May" on Storify]

Conservative victories across Lancashire so far, but Labour take Preston

The Conservatives held onto Ribble Valley and South Ribble last night setting the Tories up for election success around Lancashire. Labour however ...

Candidate Focus – A reflection on local politics in Preston

If you’re a regular reader of Blog Preston, you may have seen a few articles related to candidates standing in the forthcoming local election...

Candidate Focus: Sam Gardiner, Labour – Larches

This is another candidate featuring in our Candidate Focus series, designed to tell you a bit more…

Candidate Focus: John Swindells, Labour – University

This is the another candidate featuring in our Candidate Focus series, designed to tell you a bit…

Candidate Focus: Mark Cotterill, England First – Ribbleton

This is the another candidate featuring in our Candidate Focus series, designed to tell you a bit…

Candidate Focus: Neil Cartwright, Conservative – Rural East

This is the another candidate to featuring in our Candidate Focus series, designed to tell you a…

Candidate Focus: Michael Yates, Liberal Democrats – Garrison

This is the third candidate to feature in our Candidate Focus series, designed to tell you a…

Candidate Focus: Ian McCormick, Green Party – Garrison

This is the second candidate to feature in our Candidate Focus series, designed to tell you a…

Candidate Focus: Peter Pringle, Liberal Democrats – Ingol

This is the first candidate to feature in our Candidate Focus series, designed to tell you a…

Western Area Forum Report

The first of a series of Area Forums focusing on the Guild took place last night at…

Opinion: Why I want Preston Council to be more open and accountable

John Potter was elected as councillor of the Cadley ward in the 2010 election. He is a…

API Get this info as xml or json help