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Annual Preston Model Railway Exhibition returns

Fans of very small trains be excited. The Preston and District Model Railway Society is holding its annual exhibition in March 2014. Growing more popular every year the event features examples of the best in railway modelling with exhibits drawn from far and wide. There will be many trade stands, modelling demonstrations, stands by railway and transport preservation society’s and second hand stalls. Some of […]

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Winckley Square is undergoing maintenance and a facelift by the environmental regeneration charity

Preston based property consultants report upturn in market

Leading Preston-based Property Consultants Robert Pinkus & Co recently commented their last financial quarter was the busiest for several years. The market has shown a surge into 2014 with a 40% increase in enquiries in the first two weeks of the year compared to the start of 2013. One area that has seen significant interest in Preston is property based around Winckley Square. Since the […]

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Preston Roller Girls, picture from Matt | Lea Photography

Preston Roller Girls in Valentine’s Day Massacre

Preston Roller Girls proudly present their fourth home big game. Join Preston’s very own roller derby girls as they take on Swansea City Roller Derby, in a fast and furious game of Derby. The bout will take place at Preston’s College Sports Hall on Saturday 15th of February. Preston Roller Girls are Lancashire`s first Roller Derby team and they welcome anyone who wants to learn […]

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Early signs of Spring in Preston

Preston is showing clear signs of an early Spring thanks to an extremely mild winter. Snowdrops and Spring crocuses can be found all around the city. The Met Office confirmed December as the third warmest on record, one of the warmest since 1988, with average temperatures of around 8C. This is compared to an average of 6C over previous years. January so far has continued […]

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UCLan students record Lancashire Mill workers experiences

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) students carrying out a Community History Project entitled ‘Women in the Mills’. Are you a woman who worked in a mill in Lancashire? A group of students from UCLan would like to speak to you. Amber Greenall-Heffernan, Naomi Gariff and Katrina Hayes are undertaking a community history project about women in Lancashire who worked in mills. They are particularly interested […]

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New Morrisons Local opens in Preston

The first Morrisons Local in the city will be opening next week on Blackpool Road next to Ashton Park. UK’s fourth largest food retailer is building a network of convenience stores – Morrisons M locals – to let customers shop with them on the way home from work or after picking up kids from school. Morrisons are looking to open new Locals every week with […]

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