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news_3 Mayoral Candidate pledges salary to Town Projects
March 13, 2015 Independent Middlesbrough mayoral candidate Andy Preston has pledged his first year’s salary to a range of innovative projects – starting with a Dragon’s Den-style business enterprise competition among the town’s schools. The Middlesbrough-born businessman says he is willing to forego his salary for his first year in office to help launch a number of schemes[…] Read More
tough_questions Mayoral Candidate seeking tough questions from his bosses
January 13, 2015 Prospective Middlesbrough mayor Andy Preston has become the first candidate to announce an open meeting for the town’s electorate. The businessman and charity leader is inviting Middlesbrough people to share their thoughts and challenge his ideas for the town when he holds a public meeting at Middlesbrough FC’s Riverside Stadium on Wednesday, January 21. Middlesbrough-born[…] Read More
scotches_rumours Potential Mayor Scotches Rumours
January 7, 2015 Potential Middlesbrough mayor Andy Preston has scotched rumours that he could drop out of the race to succeed Ray Mallon, insisting he is “absolutely committed” to standing in the election on May 7. The Middlesbrough-born businessman and charity leader fought a successful campaign against councillors when they tried to abolish the role of elected mayor[…] Read More
Lets’s be more democratic, says Mayoral Candidate
December 11, 2014 Middlesbrough mayoral candidate Andy Preston is urging his fellow candidates to join him in a series of public debates, starting in January. The businessman believes it’s vital that the people of Middlesbrough are given several opportunities to hear what each candidate stands for well ahead of next May’s election. Middlesbrough-born Mr Preston, who runs several[…] Read More
Bad planning has cost Middlesbrough Tens of £Millions
October 30, 2014 Prospective independent Middlesbrough mayor Andy Preston believes decades of poor decision-making on housing has cost the town tens of £millions. The businessman and charity leader says failure by the town’s politicians to arrest long-term population decline has directly cost Middlesbrough’s tens of £millions – and many hundreds of jobs. While he sympathises with mayor Ray Mallon’s task of making[…] Read More

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"Every politician should swear to put Middlesbrough before their political party, their career and their publicly funded wages "
- Andy Preston charity leader and businessman, who has pledged to stand for Mayor
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