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Preston by Night: the Purple Party Photos

In an effort to attract more people into the city centre this week Preston celebrated the ‘Purple Party’. Restaurants, clubs, show-venues, and pubs offered, and will continue to offer great discounts – as long as you wore something¬†purple. Artists and street entertainers took to the streets on Saturday night entertaining the crowds until well into the night for the Purple Party Finale. An eclectic mix […]

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Bottle Stop: 6 months since Philip Sherriff died at Jessie J gig

Jane Sherriff, the Widow of the father-of-two from Preston who was stabbed in neck with broken bottle at Jessie J party gives a heart felt statement on her Bottle-Stop Facebook page on the 6 month anniversary of his death: “Today marks 6 months since Phil died. It’s 6 months since the 8 of us stayed by his side telling each other stories about our last […]

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Rock Against the Cuts…

  Rockin’ Against Adversity! 12 October 2012 Buick McKane LIVE ON STAGE from 8pm LIVE DJs Bezz&Bolan 10:30pm-Midnight @ The Attic – UPSTAIRS @ Revolution In Association With.. PRESTON AGAINST CUTS PRESTON & SOUTH RIBBLE TRADES UNION COUNCIL

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DIGITAL SPLASH 2012 with Wilkinson Cameras

The biggest and fastest growing photo show in the North of England comes to Preston on Sunday 14 October. DIGITAL SPLASH 2012 with Wilkinson Cameras will be a massive exhibition featuring all the top photo brands allowing you to handle the latest hot products. There wll be some “Special Buys” only available at the show including samples of new announcements from the recent Photokina show […]

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Jane Sherriff and Philip Sherriff

Bottle Stop: Lancashire widow starts campaign to ban glass bottles after husband Philip Sherriff died at Jessie J gig

A Lancashire woman whose husband was killed in a bottle attack at a London nightclub has started an online campaign to ban glass bottles in city centre venues. Jane Sherriff, whose husband Philip bled to death in April after a Jessie J concert, started a Facebook group two weeks ago called Bottle Stop – and already nearly 20,000 people have backed her crusade. The group, […]

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Preston City Council Election Results

Reflection and relief at Preston City Council election results

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 […]

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