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Lancashire Science Festivals returns to UCLan

Titan the robot, which opened last year's event Lancashire Science Festival returns to Preston at the end of June for an action packed event looking into all things science, technology, engineering and mathematics. UCLan will host the event […]

3 months ago
RSPCA reveals northern counties among highest ranked for animal cruelty

RSCPA report finds Lancashire high in animal cruelty rankings The RSPCA’s annual report has revealed that 8 out of 10 counties with the most suffering and cruelty of animals are in the North. The cruelty league table for England […]

3 months ago
Early-bird tickets for Glastonferret on sale now!

Glastonferret 2014 Early-bird tickets are now on sale for this year’s Glastonferret. The festival is back for another year and for another weekend of live entertainment from renowned and local artists. The […]

3 months ago
‘An evening of Song’ to be held for the Smiling Alice Appeal

Helen Taylor participating in the sponsored skydive for the Smiling Alice Appeal ‘An evening of Song’ is set to be hosted at The Continental, as part of the fundraising mission for the Smiling Alice Appeal. The event on June 4 will feature performances […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Book about George ‘Formby’s lost love’ by Preston author closer to being published

Andrew Atkinson with letter Preston born author Andrew Atkinson is a step closer to getting his book ‘Formby’s Lost Love’ published after further interest from a London publisher. Austin Macauley, based in Canary Wharf, […]

3 months ago
Preston North End join Wade Barrett on wrestling stage

PNE fan Wade Barrett with Simon Grayson   Preston North End in the building @WadeBarrett pic.twitter.com/ws4hWKyrMk — John Welsh (@jwelsh08) April 12, 2015 Preston North End players joined Preston-born wrestler Wade Barrett in Manchester on April 12. […]

4 months ago
80’s star Ed Tudor Pole to perform at New Continental

Ed Tudor Pole The New Continental deliver yet another night of live music, this time with punk royalty Ed Tudor Pole. The 80’s musician and film star known for performing the title track […]

4 months ago
Preston Roller Girls celebrate first victory in British Championship as derby girl plays on despite fractured sternum

Preston Roller Girls Preston Roller Girls won their first bout in the British Championship against Spa Town Roller Girls. The team are Lancashire’s first in the national roller derby league and hosted the […]

4 months ago
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