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UCLan Freshers returns with new partnership

53 Degrees is made up of two venues, one holding 1,500 people and the other 400 UCLan’s Freshers fortnight returns this September with new events, and a new partnership. UCLan’s Student Union and Future UNI’s Preston Freshers Wristband have teamed up to bring a total of […]

4 months ago
Prestonians prepare for Kendal Calling 2015

A fantastic display from Kendal Calling 2014 Kendal Calling 2015 returns this weekend, kicking off on Thursday July 30 ready to welcome its faithful Preston crowd. Against the stunning Lake District setting, the festival has grown in […]

4 months ago
K-Stock mini festival returns this August

A view of the Korova Arts Cafe K-Stock returns to Korova Arts Bar and Café this August with a weekend of music and entertainment. Last year, Korova celebrated 45 years of Woodstock with the event, and this […]

4 months ago
North West charity to host family fun day fundraiser

The Family Fun Day hosted by Caritas Care UK A North West charity are holding a family fun day early next month. Originally a child care agency, Caritas Care aims to make lives better for groups and communities including […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 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 […]

5 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 […]

5 months ago
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