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New Mayor of Preston takes up role

Councillor Trevor Hart Councillor Trevor Hart The new Mayor of Preston has begun his ceremonial role and expect to see him appearing around the city. Councillor Trevor Hart, a Lea councillor, has taken […]

1 min ago
Truck driver on the run after M65 crash which hurt eight-year-old boy

Section of the M65 where the crash took place Pic: Google Section of the M65 where the crash took place Pic: Google Police are appealing to trace a truck driver after a crash on a motorway close to Preston. Lancashire Police […]

10 hours ago
UCLan young writers’ competition seeks next J K Rowling

Northern Young Adults Literary Festival group A competition to find the next J.K. Rowling is being launched by the University of Central Lancashire. Budding young writers are invited to submit […]

12 hours ago
Winckley Square to host a giant picnic for The Big Lunch

Winckley Square in the sunshine Pic: Chris Delaney Winckley Square in the sunshine Pic: Chris Delaney A giant picnic is going to take place on Winckley Square as part of a national day of sitting outside and hopefully […]

19 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Dementia friendly film showing taking place in Penwortham

Meet Me in St Louis Meet Me in St Louis A dementia-friendly film screening is coming to Penwortham. The latest in They Eat Culture’s ‘Mobile Home’ project sees venues around the city become a pop-up […]

24 hours ago
How you can vote for this Preston book to win international award

The Cold Bath Street launch - Wayne Noble, lecturer in digital publishing, UCLan Associate Professor of Publishing and Head of the Publishing House Debbie Williams, A.J. Hartley, Publishing graduates Brionee Fenlon and Sam Johnson and MA Fine Art student Janet Pickering A ghostly thriller set in the haunted tunnels of Preston is up for an international accolade in The Dead Good Reader Awards. Cold Bath Street by Preston-born A.J. Hartley has […]

2 days ago
Swarm of bees brings Fishergate to a standstill

The bees were seen coming and going from the tree in Fishergate Pic: Jammie O'Brien The bees were seen coming and going from the tree in Fishergate Pic: Jammie O’Brien Bees have taken over Preston’s city centre during Friday afternoon. An area around Clarks shoes […]

2 days ago
Glass panels go into place at Preston’s new engineering centre

One of the glass panels being hoisted into place One of the glass panels being hoisted into place Large panels of glass have begun to appear on the city’s newest building on its skyline. Preston’s Engineering Innovation Centre is […]

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