Anti-fracking protest in Preston

A peaceful anti-fracking protest was held on the Flag Market in Preston on Saturday. A small group of protesters demonstrated against Cuadrilla’s plans to extract shale gas in the area. They want to see Preston as a frack free city. Banners and leaflets suggested that we will no longer live in a green and pleasant land as our countryside will become industrialised and the oil […]

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Additional signage on the Integrate charity shop on Liverpool Road

Penwortham charity shop in jeans row adds new sign to window

The charity shop in Penwortham which was at the centre of a social media storm has added a cheeky sign to its window. Integrate recently opened a store on Liverpool Road but riled a local resident by advertising jeans at £1.50. The resident wrote an angry letter to the charity who displayed it on their Facebook page. Prestonians were quick to have their say on […]

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Free Kickstarter Event at UCLan

The University of Central Lancashire’s Enterprising Students Team present a free kickstart event. If you want to develop yourself or have an idea this event could be ideal for you. Interactive sessions will benefit you in the following ways: Support you on your business journey; Enable you to develop greater understanding of your personal strengths and areas of development when it comes to business; Deepen […]

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Woman hospitalised after fire in Tulketh flat

A woman has been rescued from a fire at a flat in Tulketh. The second floor flat on Royal Drive had a fire in the bedroom around 10pm on Saturday. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent a crew from Preston Fire Station to break into the flat and get the woman out. She was taken to Royal Preston Hospital suffering effects of smoke. The bedroom […]

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Silent Disco at Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Experience a sound and vision event at the Harris. In association with Blaze, Harris Museum & Art Gallery are giving you the chance to experience the wonderful Bruce Nauman exhibition – ARTIST ROOMS (at the gallery until 24 May) in a brilliant new way. Get some headphones and bop away to Bruce Nauman-inspired tunes while taking in the exhibition. Places are limited to 50 for […]

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Fire crew tackles blaze at Riversway carpet store

Severe fire in a retail business in Preston during the night. Fire crews quickly stopped the fire spreading but smoke caused damage throughout the premises. Around 5am this morning blaze started at at Riversway, Preston in the Carpet Right store on Preston Docks retail centre The fire spread throughout the single floor building but was quickly extinguished by Preston firefighters using breathing apparatus. Damage to […]

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