The list of candidates standing for election in Preston has been released. Local elections take place on Thursday 22 May in the majority of wards across the city. Key battlegrounds include the return of Bus Station campaigner to the political fold. John Wilson stands for Labour in Sharoe Green against Margaret McManus for the Conservatives, Gregory Vickers (Lib Dems), Helen Disley (Greens) and Les Nyogeri […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
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 […]3 months 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 Advertise here
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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
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