Prestonians are being urged to ensure they are registered to vote ahead of the local and European elections in May. Residents need to ensure they are on the electoral register ahead of the poll so they can have their say. Lorraine Norris, chief executive of Preston City Council, said: “You must be on the electoral register to have your say in the Local and European […]5 days ago by Ed Walker Share
It was the climax of a long and tiring campaign for all the candidates at Preston City Council’s election count on Thursday. For some it was a chance to celebrate, but for all, it was an opportunity to reflect on the past twelve months and experience a peculiar sense of relief. Local election counts are strange events. This is partly due to the time at […]2 years ago by Ryan Owen Gibson Share
Labour increased their majority slightly to maintain control of Preston City Council in last night’s election. The Conservatives lost two seats and the Liberal Democrats one as the status quo prevailed largely across the board in the wards up for election. Two independent councillors were elected, Terry Cartwright representing Deepdale and Michael Lavalette for the Town Centre both returning to the council chamber. View a […]2 years ago by Ed Walker Share Want to promote your local business?
Preston is going to the polls to decide a new wave of councillors across the city. Below are live rolling updates as the results are announced, provided by Preston City Council. The updates will start from 11pm on Thursday 3rd May and continue throughout the night. Below is a map showing all the candidates standing in the election. View Election 2012: Local election candidates standing […]2 years ago by Ed Walker Share
Today sees the local elections in Preston, with all wards up for election apart from College, Moor Park and University. You can take a look at your local candidates with our ward map and by checking out the Candidate Focus series we’ve been running on the site. Below you’ll find a map of all the polling stations in Preston. Remember that you don’t need your polling […]2 years ago by Joseph Stashko Share
Below is the latest post in our series of Q&As with election candidates standing to be councillors in Preston. The election takes place on Thursday 3 May 2012 and we’ve emailed this list of questions or posted it through every candidate’s door so you can find out what’s beyond the name on the ballot paper and what they will do for your local area if […]2 years ago by Ryan Owen Gibson Share