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Preston-based photographer shortlisted for business awards

Vaishakhi Chhotai-Doshi, VB Creative Photography A Preston-based photographer has been shortlisted for two business awards. Entrepreneur Vaishakhi Chhotai-Doshi is in the contest for the titles Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2015 Fusion Awards and Young […]

3 months ago
Penwortham Live returns this weekend

Performer in Slice of Sicily Penwortham Live returns this weekend for three days of music, dance, creative arts and drama. The annual festival will this year see a packed line up, including an Ed Sheeran […]

3 months ago
Bank commercial manager cleans historic uniforms for ‘Give and Gain Day’ cause

The original barracks building is due for refurbishment as part of the plans Salute Andrew Gleave from Walton le Dale. He  is normally based at the Yorkshire Bank’s Bolton branch as Commercial Manager, but his mission on Friday 15 May was to take […]

3 months ago
Religious procession on Sunday afternoon along New Hall Lane in Preston

New Hall Lane, Preston - religious procession. Pic: Jen Williams On Sunday afternoon 17 May, a religious procession took place along New Hall Lane in Preston. There were stepped road closures as the procession progressed along the length of New Hall […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Two Preston primary school students ran a Mini Marathon for charity

Tia Patel and James Wilkinson with their medals after completing a Mini Marathon   Two Highfield Priory Primary School students completed a 2K run for the Ronald McDonald House Charity in Manchester. Six-year-old Tia Patel and eight-year-old James Wilkinson completed the Morrisons’ Mini Great Manchester Run at […]

4 months ago
Help line for Chinese communities set up this week

The Chinese and Police communities coming together to set up the helpline A help line for the Chinese community has been set up by Lancashire Police and local Chinese groups to provide an information service. Groups from both Preston and Blackpool are […]

4 months ago
Psychedelic Rock Duo Aquaserge to take the Continental stage

France's top psychedelic rock duo, Aquaserge Aquaserge, a french psychedelic rock duo, are coming to The Continental later this month. Aquaserge have been a part of the revival of the psychedelic genre in France and will […]

4 months ago
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 […]

4 months ago
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