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The Winckley Square Food Festival in 2012 drew hundreds of visitors down into the square

Winckley Weekender: Council announces two-day festival in Winckley Square

Winckley Square is to see a two-day festival take place in May. Street traders selling cooked food, a fashion show and street performers. Billed as the Winckley Weekend the council says it wants to channel the spirit and flavour of the Guild. It follows the food festival which took place during the Guild on the Square and the Grest Preston Picnic that followed. The city […]

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Paint the night with light: Outdoor photography course by Gareth Brooks

An outdoor Light Painting Photography Workshop hosted by Gareth Brooks Learn about this fascinating technique,  bring your camera (or just yourself). The event is taking place at Cuerden Valley Park. Gareth is a photographer specialising in Light Painting and Low Light Photography. His pictures have featured in Photography for beginners, Photography Monthly, Lancashire and Chorley Guardian and many more publications. He also shoots weddings! He […]

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Final preparations for the Sport Relief Mile in Avenham Park

The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile takes place in Preston’s star attractions, the Avenham and Miller Parks. Sainsbury’s is proud to be the official sponsor of the first Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games 2014. They raised £5.5 million for Sport Relief 2012 Your mile, your choice. Whether you are toddling along with the toddlers or hotfooting it, the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile has a distance for everyone. […]

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Second Annual Guild Wheel Walk on Easter Sunday

Charity Guild Wheel Walk in aid of youth group, Preston Sea Cadets in support of their Mini Bus Appeal and trip to France. Last years walk was such a success they are holding another in conjunction with IMPACT training. The walk takes place on Easter Sunday 20th April, setting off at 9am. Any one is welcome to join either as walkers or volunteers. The Wheel […]

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Preston Sea Cadets to hold race night to fund WWI trip

A fundraising race night is taking place in Lostock Hall on Friday. Preston Sea Cadets are raising money for a trip to the First World War battlefields in France. The race night takes place at the Royal British Legion in Lostock Hall from 7.30pm. The Sea Cadets, based on Strand Road, is currently funded by donations and subscriptions paid by the cadets. Tickets can be […]

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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea in Penwortham

Fancy a treat or want to spoil your mom on Mother’s Day? Have a delicious afternoon tea, including tea, selection of sandwiches, cakes or scones with jame and cream. Also there will be a Mother’s Day Raffle. Prizes donated by local businesses in Penwortham include Baylis & Harding, Santuary Spa gifts, Belgian Chocolates and many more. Tickets just £5 and all proceeds go to Explorers […]

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