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West View Leisure Centre’s outdoor pitch due to be replaced

West View Leisure Centre An all-weather sports pitch at a Preston leisure centre is to be replaced after being worn out. West View Climbing and Leisure Centre’s pitch has operated since 2005 and if […]

4 months ago
Preston Roller Girls to play debut British Championships game

PRG Preston Roller Girls will host the first two games of the British Championships. The T4 Local North British Championships begins on April 11th at Preston College. The first tie will […]

4 months ago
PNE legend Jon Macken signs for Bamber Bridge

jon macken Jon Macken has signed a contract with Bamber Bridge Football Club. The PNE legend was announced as the latest signing by Bamber Bridge at a fitting time, as Preston North […]

4 months ago
County-wide sports competition Lancashire School Games launched at Ashton-on-Ribble school

Ben, 11, with Peter Dodding of SPAR and Maddie, 10 A Preston school has signalled the launch of this year’s SPAR Lancashire School Games. St Andrew’s Church of England primary school in Ashton-on-Ribble held the opening event of the sports […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston born WWE star Wade Barrett issues challenge to Wayne Rooney

Wade Barrett with Kevin Davies   Wade Barrett has challenged Wayne Rooney to a wrestling match following the England striker’s soft tumble against Preston North End in the FA Cup. Preston-born WWE superstar Wade Barrett […]

5 months ago
Watch: Preston North End fans erupt as Scott Laird finds the net against Manchester United

fans-pne630 It will live long in the memory of many a Preston North End fan – when PNE found the net against Manchester United. Skip to 5:53 in the video to […]

5 months ago
Preston North End fans pay tribute one year after Sir Tom Finney’s death

Fans outside Preston North End's Deepdale ground laid a wreath to mark the first anniversary of the death of football legend Sir Tom Finney.  The anniversary comes just two days before Preston North End take on Manchester United at Deepdale in the 5th round of the FA Cup, a game Sir Tom would have revelled in. Fans gathered at Preston North End’s Deepdale stadium on Saturday 14 February to mark the first anniversary of Sir Tom Finney’s death. A floral wreath which spelled out the word […]

5 months ago
Sir Tom Finney Remembered by historian and author, David John Hindle MA

Sir Tom Finney Splash Feature Image   Local historian and author David John Hindle MA, was, for most of the life of Sir Tom Finney, a great admirer of the man they call ‘Preston’s own son’. […]

5 months ago
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