City Beat will broadcast from Preston Guild Hall

Preston FM to re-launch as City Beat

Preston FM is set to change its name, as part of a re-launch taking place on May Bank Holiday. The community radio station will be known as City Beat as of May 4 this year and will bring with it a new sound, logo and programming schedule. The station will also be moving to a new broadcast media centre in the Guild Hall, away from […]

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A view of the Korova Arts Cafe

Mighty Heart Theatre company bring project to Korova Cafe

The Mighty Heart Theatre Company are bringing their latest show to Preston’s Korova Arts Café. The Manchester-based team produce shows with a political or social core, and their latest project “When I feel like crap I Google Kim Kardashian Fat” features findings after interviewing over 150 women on “what it means to be a woman in a world obsessed with body image.” The interviews of […]

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In pictures: Preston Fashion Live show

The latest fashions from many of the City’s top retailers were on show in St George’s Shopping Centre on Friday when the latest Preston Fashion Live show took place. Here are a selection of photographs from the event which was hosted by Heart Radio’s breakfast presenter Lorna Bancroft. Did you attend the fashion show? Let us know in the comments below

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harlequins Freddie Flintoff 2nd Innings Tour

Freddie Flintoff brings stand-up tour to Preston

Preston-born cricketer Freddie Flintoff is swapping his cricket bat for a microphone as he prepares for his first stand-up comedy tour, coming to his hometown for one night only. Having recently won the Australian series of “I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!” the 37-year-old will present “Freddie Flintoff 2nd Innings Live Tour” at the Guild Hall on July 7, before continuing around the country […]

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Inside the Guild Hall for Comic Con

Preston Comic Con returns this summer

Preston Comic Con is making a return to the city on August 1 with a host of guests set to attend. The Guild Hall will host this year’s Comic Con and will see special guests from comic, film and media industries. Included in the line-up is Ian McElhinney, recently recognised for his role in Game of Thrones, Adam Brown who’s first film role was Ori […]

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Swimathon 2011

Fulwood Leisure Centre to take part in Swimathon 2015

Swimathon 2015 will see hundreds plunge to the depths for a Marie Curie fundraiser later this month. The nationwide event will be held in various locations across the country on April 19, including Fulwood Leisure Centre, beginning at 10am. The event is the UK’s biggest swimming fundraiser and features challenges to suit all ages and abilities. They are split into two sessions during the day, […]

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