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Should Preston become a City of Sanctuary?

A young mother crosses the border from Syria and becomes a refugee. She carries her one-month-old son, Hamid. “Since he was born there has been non-stop bombing every day.” Pic: UNCHF A group which seeks to welcome refugees with open arms into Preston could receive the backing of Preston City Council. Council leader councillor Peter Rankin has lodged his support for […]

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These girls spent a night on Preston’s streets being homeless

Five of the group are pictured sleeping out: From right to left: Keeley Bingham, Stephanie Jones, Shakira Browne, Tjay Morley and Kim Horton Six friends from Preston spent a night on the streets of the city to see what it’s like for the homeless. Last Friday night (2 December) Stephanie Jones was joined […]

7 hours ago
Fly tipping leaves Frenchwood path in a state

The rubbish was found dumped on Friday morning This is the state a Preston footpath was left in on Friday morning. Cyclists and walkers were left needing to find an alternative route after these materials were found dumped […]

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Christmas Gift Fair returns to Penwortham Youth Centre for fourth year

Penwortham’s Christmas Gift Fair is returning to Penwortham Youth Centre for a fourth year on Wednesday 14 December. The fair will take place at the centre on Priory Lane from […]

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Advertisement Advertisement How these Preston bands are helping the city’s homeless this Christmas

Moon and The Beam headline the concert Pic: PJ Photography A collection of Preston bands are joining forces to help the city’s homeless this Christmas. Moon & The Beams, Porter & May and George Harris & The Memory Makers take […]

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Former Preston city centre mill could become coffee shop and flats

The abandoned building in Lord Street Pic: Google A run down former mill and warehouse in the shadow of Preston Guild Hall and Bus Station is to be rejuvenated. Plans have been lodged for 21-23 Lord Street which […]

18 hours ago
That moment a UCLan graduation ceremony stopped

Students freeze for the Mannequin Challenge It’s a moment many never forget as they don their robes and gown. And it was a moment captured in time by the University of Central Lancashire at their winter […]

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Preston’s RSPCA Annual Pet Food Run returns for a third year

The RSPCA are holding their 3rd Annual Pet Food Run in Preston on Sunday 11 December. The Pet Food Run, will start at Lane Ends Pub, on Blackpool Road in Ashton, at […]

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