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Windrush 67 event to be held to celebrate Preston’s diversity

Windrush 66 in 2014 An event designed to bring cultures and races together to mark the 67 years of black presence in Britain is to be held under the name, Windrush 67. Vernon Carus […]

4 months ago
The Big Lunch comes to Ashton Park

the oldest tree in the field The Big Lunch comes to Ashton Park in Preston on Sunday June 7. The Big Lunch is an annual family fun day and is hosted at various locations across the […]

4 months ago
Wembley: A brief weather forecast

deepdale Whether you’re staying in Preston or heading off to Wembley for Sunday’s big game, the last thing you need is the downpour of rain dampening the mood! Luckily for the […]

5 months ago
Preston Grasshoppers to host beer festival

Hopfest, Preston Grasshoppers beer festival to be held this July Preston Grasshoppers are set to host a beer festival over a weekend in early July. The local sports club will host the event across the weekend of July 3-5 and […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Moorbrook celebrates its first birthday since reopening

New manager pours a pint for a regular at the Moorbrook The Moorbrook is celebrating its first birthday this weekend with an extended drinks menu and live music. The pub on North Road in Preston re-opened in 2014 under new owners […]

5 months ago
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 […]

5 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 […]

5 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 […]

5 months ago
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