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Battle of Preston reenactment event The Last Battle to continue despite Paris attacks

1PJM0200 An arts group and Preston City Council have defended their decision to continue with a street theatre performance of the Battle of Preston anniversary. The Last Battle, a light, sound […]

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Take a peek inside Preston’s board game café Dice and Donuts

Brand new large mugs Preston’s board game café Dice and Donuts opened its doors for a pre-launch last night. The cafe on 6 Butler Street is stocked with games and donuts ready to open […]

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In pictures: Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2015

Imitation snow It was a pretty wet evening for all those people who attended the Christmas Lights switch on in Fishergate but judging by the smiles it was well worth the soaking. […]

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1715 Battle of Preston: A chronology of events during the Jacobite uprising – Final, Part 12

Rebellion Happily Suppressed at Preston by General Wills NEWSFLASH: 15 November 1715 – Carpenter leaves Preston with the Earl of Carlisle, Lord Lumley and Colonel Darcy. November 22nd 1715 – The Pretender (James III), or the ‘Chevalier St George’, […]

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Advertisement Advertisement First ever Fishergate Street Food Festival to give Preston taste of latest food craze

Burgers from a street food event The Fishergate Street Food Festival will make its debut in Preston from November 19-21. If the festival is successful, there’s a hope that the event could become annual. Sophia Gray, […]

2 weeks ago
Silly Billy’s weekly diary: Week 5

Feature Image Hello again Preston folk and Planet earth! Its me Billy with your weekly update on all things Sleeping Beauty Panto coming to the Lovely Preston Guildhall charter theatre this December! […]

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1715 Battle of Preston: A chronology of events during the Jacobite uprising – Part 11

Surrender of the Rebels NEWSFLASH: 14 November 1715 – Soon after 7.00am: A messenger is sent from rebels to Wills to confirm that his terms were accepted and that the rebels would surrender unconditionally. The […]

2 weeks ago
A full house for The Blackout film premiere screening at Preston’s Guild Hall

A Full House at the Guild Hall Preston - Pic: Nancy Lisa Barrett Photography The long awaited premiere screening of The Blackout film finally arrived on Thursday evening 12 November 2015. The independent film which was the brainchild of filmmaker Alan Livesey, has been […]

2 weeks ago
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