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BAE Systems Engineering team developing virtual landscape

The Portable Command Centre concept uses commercial technology to create a semi-virtual environment that can   tackle emergency scenarios. An engineering team based at BAE Systems in Warton, Lancashire are working to develop applications that can improve decision making. This means emergency responses and operations could be revolutionised. The […]

3 months ago
Time is running out to enter Preston’s Race for Life

Women taking part in the Race for Life in 2011 i in Preston   It’s your last chance to enter this year’s Race for Life in Preston as applications close in just under two weeks. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, in partnership […]

3 months ago
Ricky Hatton comes to Waterstones in Preston

Ricky 'The Hitman' Hatton will be in Preston next week for an exclusive meet and greet and book signing. Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton is coming to Waterstones in Preston for a meet and greet and book signing next week. Professional boxer Ricky Hatton announced his final retirement in November […]

3 months ago
The best response to the election results? Preston support worker spends night out fund on hamper for food bank

170 items purchased for £40 Preston support worker Louise Taylor skipped her usual night out to donate a huge hamper of food to the Foxton Centre food bank. She posted the picture of the generous […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan student becomes councillor for Morecambe

Josh Brandwood, newly elected Morecambe town councillor UCLan student Josh Brandwood has been elected as Labour councillor for Morecambe. He was inspired by a lecturer discussing the future of politics and chose the party based on his […]

3 months ago
Twerk-a-thon event receives strong criticism and is postponed until further notice

twerk A Twerk-a-Thon event, in which a world record attempt was expected to be broken, has been postponed until further notice. The event, which was being hosted as part of Preston Caribbean […]

3 months ago
Harris Library to host a series of author talks and visits

Harris Library set to host the series of talks The Harris Library is set to host an array of literary events over the coming weeks. These are scheduled for the most part, for the first Saturday afternoon of each […]

3 months ago
Local artist interview: Animator Peter Gallagher

Still from Fabian Holland's Spring music video Pete Gallagher is an amiable sort of chap with a vast knowledge of film, animation and television. The local lad has been working on music videos and as an animator […]

3 months ago
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