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Preston Boat Jumble docks in May

Something a little different taking place in early May, just 7 miles north of the city near Churchtown, the Preston Boat Jumble 2014. Lots of stalls, selling new and used boating, fishing and watersports equipment. The promoters of the event have been involved with the marine industry for over 30 years and recognise the hard times businesses are facing at present, particularly in the leisure […]

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Books for Free expands with Our Generation at Fishergate Centre

Books For Free, the community reuse event in Preston is going from strength to strength. The latest count of books saved, proudly displayed in the shop window, has topped over 30,000. Located in the Fishergate Shopping Centre, they aim to give books a second life and save them going to landfill. It has restored life to the old TJ Hughes store on the ground floor […]

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Volunteers needed for planting session in City Centre

Help clean up and tidy the flowerbeds in Preston City centre. Preston Environmental Forum Action Group (PEF) are asking for help on Thursday 10 April to plant out and weed the Corn Exchange Beds. They need volunteers to help out so why not go along. If you don’t know what PEF are all about they have provided this simple explanation: ‘PEF is a community based […]

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Get on your bike with Preston on Wheels

Are you looking for social cycling groups, learn to cycle or just want to refresh your skills? Did you know Preston on Wheels provides a range of bikes and cycling sessions to enable you to enjoy cycling whatever your age, ability or needs. The fantastic Preston on Wheels is a Target Wellbeing Project funded by the Lottery and supported by Preston Council. It aims to […]

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Preston North End fans prepare for end of season party

Preston North End fans are preparing for their end of season party. As well as Gentry Day away at Brentford on Good Friday there is to be a Fans Night Out on Saturday 12 April. The party takes place at Preston Grasshoppers in Fulwood from 7.30pm after the Carlisle home game. Manager Simon Grayson has accepted an offer to attend the evening. Several ex-players are […]

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Preview: Preston Easter Egg rolling at Avenham Park for Easter 2014

One of Preston’s great traditions returns to Avenham Park on Easter Monday. Taking place for more than 100 years the Easter Egg rolling is an annual event which sees Easter eggs hurled down the steep slopes of the Victorian park. This year’s egg rolling event takes place on Monday 21 April and runs from 11am to 4pm. Follow our live updates from Avenham Park. Last […]

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