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Councillor seeks support for Armed Forces Day in Preston

Show your support for our Armed Forces and Veterans by volunteering or hosting your very own event. Preston Councillor and Armed Forces Champion Drew Gale is asking for people interested in exhibiting or performing on Preston Armed Forces Day this year on 28th June 2014. A celebratory event, it will have acts, stalls and entertainment throughout the day. aimed at younger people with an emphasis […]

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Preston museum to host exploration of India’s military history

The Museum of Lancashire is hosting a day of remembering the Indian soldiers who fought in the two world wars. An exhibition by Jahan Mahmood explores the history of the India’s military traditions. Between 10.30am and 3.30pm on Wednesday 19 February there will be a collection of First World War and Second World War military clothing and objects on display. This session will take place […]

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Review: Vernon God Little at St Peter’s Arts Centre, UCLan

I was extremely pleased to have been invited to this production. An excellent piece of art in every sense of the word. The company of actors from the BA Acting degree at UCLAN have really worked hard to produce this engaging piece of work. My first impressions began as soon as I arrived at the theatre. There was preset as you collected your ticket of […]

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Want to promote your local business? Steam engine running on the Ribble Steam Railway

Ribble Steam Railway funday Wednesday 19th February

Half-term fun on Wednesday 19th February ride a free vintage Ribble bus to the Ribble Steam Railway. Artist Steph Matthews will be at the steam museum in an exclusive one-day competition to design, draw and colour a new face for a steam train. From 11.30am until 3.30pm children ages 5-12 Everyone is also invited to Ride the Rails and enjoy the opportunity to ride a […]

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Buy a Creme Egg Cosy and help Preston RSPCA

Last day to bag yourself a tasty Creme Egg wrapped up in a cosy woolen jumper! Only available today at Pets at Home stores located at the Capitol Centre and Mariners Way on Preston Docks. RSPCA Preston & District Branch have a stall at both stores staffed by fantastic volunteers. Go along and donate, chat and treat yourself and your animals at the same time. […]

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Darwin Day Celebration Lecture 2014: Why Darwin Won’t Let Facebook Get You More Friends

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) School of Psychology announced their ninth annual Darwin Day Celebration Lecture. Professor Robin Dunbar, from the University of Oxford will deliver a lecture entitled “Why Darwin Won’t Let Facebook Get You More Friends”. Robin is one of Britain’s most well-known and influential evolutionary psychologists, and is famous for his theory that evolution places a limit on the possible size […]

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