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We’re working to clean up the comments on Blog Preston and we need your support to achieve this

Black Lives Matter supporters at Flag Market protest Pic: Garry Cook Running Blog Preston has increasingly involved monitoring comments posted in response to articles on our website and social media feeds, particularly on Facebook. In the past few weeks – in […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Town Hall raises the Windrush flag to show solidarity

windrush flag raising ceremony at preston town hall A flag to celebrate the wide-ranging contributions of the Windrush community to the city has been raised above Preston Town Hall during Monday (June 22) to mark Windrush Day. The […]

3 weeks ago
Black Lives Matter supporters to run Preston Guild Wheel

Glynis and Helen A group of Black Lives Matter supporters are to run the Preston Guild Wheel to raise awareness and show solidarity for the cause. The idea for the socially-distanced run came […]

1 month ago
Plumbs swaps sofa covers for scrubs to help protect frontline NHS staff

Rob Page, Production Director, cutting scrubs for Preston doctors Preston furniture company Plumbs is swapping sofa covers for scrubs in an effort to protect NHS staff on the frontline of the battle against coronavirus. Plumbs, which is based in […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan introduces all online teaching for students during coronavirus outbreak

UCLan's campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall The UCLan campus will look a lot quieter as all teaching moves online amid coronavirus fears. Students were informed last week that they would receive online teaching for all classes […]

4 months ago
Lancashire libraries and museums close due to Coronavirus outbreak

The Harris exterior Lancashire libraries, archives and museums closed their doors on Monday 23 March, including those in Preston. The closure came into affect on 5pm on Monday to allow library users the […]

4 months ago
Mr Bhailok asking Prestonians to help raise £1million for NHS staff during coronavirus pandemic

Businessman Mr Yousuf Bhailok is asking Prestonians to pull together in this time of need to raise £1million for Preston NHS staff. Mr Bhailok posted a video on social media […]

4 months ago
Preston venues react to coronavirus closures as the council steps in to help

Winedown owner Dougie Lowe Preston businesses have been reacting to the Government-enforced closures of pubs, restaurants and similar venues in the fight against coronavirus. Many eateries have switched focus to a delivery service, with […]

4 months ago
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