May Day 2015


Friday, 1st May at Baffito’s
Preston Docks

FREE entry.  Bar open ’til 1am.
Music from 9pm.  Stalls (including NHS campaign) from 6pm.

We are looking forward to making a success of Preston May Day, 2015.  We hope it will lead to bigger and better events for May Day, in Preston, in the future.

We would love to see as many of your activists as possible there on the night. There is NO CHARGE and all are welcome. Please let reps, activists and members know they will be warmly welcomed on the night.

Preston Older Peoples Forum Hustings Meeting

Preston Older Peoples Forum Hustings Meeting Council Chamber Preston Town Hall – 2pm Friday 10th April 2015

Preston Older Peoples Forum are holding a hustings meeting with the main political candidates for the general Election in Preston on issues relating to today’s and tomorrow’s pensioners. The Council Chamber hold up to 60 people so places are limited, individuals or group. (Maximum of 10) can reserve a place by contacting Derek Barton or call 01772 769845 (answer phone available)

Anyone wishing to submit a question please send it to Derek Barton, details above before Sunday 5th April

We want questions on;

The State pension (including the new single tier pension)
Changes to the benefit system
Providing care
How the NHS affects older people
The Free Travel Pass
The National Insurance Fund
And more

The Candidates

Jo Barton              Liberal Democrat   Confirmed
James Barker        UKIP                     Invited
Richard Holden      Conservative         Confirmed
Mark Hendrick       Labour                   Confirmed
Dave Brown           Chair North West Regional Pensioners Association

If other candidates make themselves know they may be invited. Registration will be from 1pm. Refreshments available from 1.30 in the Council Annex