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Chance to break world record once held by Freddie Flintoff

parched pea stand Preston is hoping to break a world record attempt on August 1 to kick off the Love Food, Love Preston campaign. Preston Business Improvement District is urging as many people […]

3 months ago
In Pictures: Battle of Preston re-enacted at Flag Market

2015 sees the 300 year anniversary of the Battle of Preston, the last ever battle fought on English soil. Market Square in front of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery saw re-enactment groups mark the occasion. This is where the Jacobite Army proclaimed ‘James III as King’ (in opposition to the reigning King George I). Government troops eventually caught up with the Jacobites rebels with the battle taking place along the main streets of the City. A Battle of Preston anniversary event took place in the city centre on Saturday as part of a series to commemorate the battle of 1715. Re-enactors from both armies, the Jacobite and […]

3 months ago
Discover your family tree with library one-to-one sessions

Book your place with Penwortham Library on August 21 Locals can trace their World War One ancestors online across events in Penwortham this summer, with the help of Lancashire County Council libraries. The one-to-one sessions will show people how […]

3 months ago
Lancashire Women’s Centre officially open Preston branch

The former store stands empty on Fishergate Hill Lancashire Women’s Centre is hosting an open day to launch their new Preston Centre. The event is taking place on their Fishergate Hill premises and will be held between 1pm […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bamber Bridge Fostering Agency seek new carers

Family Care is holding an open day for potential foster carers Bamber Bridge based fostering provider, Family Care, is seeking new foster parents in the Preston area as up to 1,000 children require a stable home in Lancashire. The firm is […]

3 months ago
Last chance to get tickets for Comic Con featuring stars of Harry Potter, Game of Thrones and more

Inside the Guild Hall for Comic Con Advance tickets to this year’s Preston Comic Con will come off sale at the end of the week. After midnight on Sunday July 19 visitors will have to brave the […]

3 months ago
Dedicated advisor Kelly Oates drives traineeships forward

Kelly Oates Feature Image Preston training provider PHX Training has appointed a dedicated traineeship advisor to help young people get into work. Kelly Oates is working locally in Preston to promote the benefits of […]

3 months ago
Blackout Film Project crew are extremely excited as filming now begins

Cameramen, John Corrin (left) and Phil McMillan (right), check-out some footage of the film with coordinating director, Alan Livesey Actual filming has now started for the Blackout Film Project and emotions among the whole crew are running very high indeed. After months of script writing and rewriting, actor casting and […]

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