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Preston bookbinder and restorer gets ready to celebrate forty years in the trade

1PJM2212 If you’ve visited Leyland’s Worden Park Craft Centre, chances are you will have stepped into Peter Doyle’s bookbinding and restoration workshop.  Peter, who grew up in Preston, became a bookbinder […]

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Heritage Open Days in Preston, Friday September 11

Haslam Park Preston. Picture by Andy Halls Heritage Open Days is a nationally recognised event which tours the country, bringing to life a city’s hidden treasures. Preston has so much to offer that we’ve put together this […]

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1950’s Fishwick School pals get together with old friend from California

Dave with his sister Linda and past school chums Several people who formerly attended Fishwick School in the 1950’s were reunited on Wednesday of this week. One of the old school pals is Dave Hughlock, now residing in Pomona in California […]

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Moor Park Skate Park already proving popular ahead of official opening

Moor Park Skate Park already proving popular. Pic: Keith Anthony Johnson The latest addition to Moor Park is already providing entertainment for the locals, despite not expecting to officially open for another two weeks. Work on the new Moor Park Skate Park […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Heritage Open Days in Preston, Thursday September 10

Samlesbury Hall England’s biggest heritage festival finds itself exploring the wonders of Preston over a four day weekend this month, and we’ve put together a day-by-day guide of everything you need to […]

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A man is spending a week in a tent within a cage to create awareness of human trafficking

BP - Daniel Feeny and his tent inside the cage Daniel Feeny, 20, is now over half way through spending seven days and nights in a cage on the grounds of the Fulwood Free Methodist Church to bring awareness of the […]

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United Utilities announce compensation details for those affected by boil water warning

Any water from the tap needs to be boiled before being drunk Pic: Dominik Morbitzer United Utilities have announced compensation details for those affected by the boil water warning. The sum will be between £50-60 for each of the 300,000 households affected by the cryptosporidium outbreak. These terms […]

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Fishergate roadworks to see Cannon Street closed for a month

Cannon Street is to see work at its junction with Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall A city centre road is to close for a month while major roadworks continue along Fishergate. The second phase of introducing new pavements to the city’s main shopping street is […]

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