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First Police and Crime Commissioner elections to take place on 15 November 2012. Have you registered to vote?

Lancashire votes for its first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). The PCC will replace Lancashire Police Authority (LPA) following the election on November 15. LPA Chief Executive, Miranda Carruthers-Watt, said: “Lancashire Police Authority has been raising awareness of this election for many months. We are continuing to work hard to ensure everyone in the County understands the change and votes next month. I would urge […]

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Preston by Night: the Purple Party Photos

In an effort to attract more people into the city centre this week Preston celebrated the ‘Purple Party’. Restaurants, clubs, show-venues, and pubs offered, and will continue to offer great discounts – as long as you wore something¬†purple. Artists and street entertainers took to the streets on Saturday night entertaining the crowds until well into the night for the Purple Party Finale. An eclectic mix […]

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Bottle Stop: 6 months since Philip Sherriff died at Jessie J gig

Jane Sherriff, the Widow of the father-of-two from Preston who was stabbed in neck with broken bottle at Jessie J party gives a heart felt statement on her Bottle-Stop Facebook page on the 6 month anniversary of his death: “Today marks 6 months since Phil died. It’s 6 months since the 8 of us stayed by his side telling each other stories about our last […]

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Rock Against the Cuts…

  Rockin’ Against Adversity! 12 October 2012 Buick McKane LIVE ON STAGE from 8pm LIVE DJs Bezz&Bolan 10:30pm-Midnight @ The Attic – UPSTAIRS @ Revolution In Association With.. PRESTON AGAINST CUTS http://www.facebook.com/groups/prestonag PRESTON & SOUTH RIBBLE TRADES UNION COUNCIL http://www.facebook.com/groups/163828543631969

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DIGITAL SPLASH 2012 with Wilkinson Cameras

The biggest and fastest growing photo show in the North of England comes to Preston on Sunday 14 October. DIGITAL SPLASH 2012 with Wilkinson Cameras will be a massive exhibition featuring all the top photo brands allowing you to handle the latest hot products. There wll be some “Special Buys” only available at the show including samples of new announcements from the recent Photokina show […]

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Bottle Stop: Lancashire widow starts campaign to ban glass bottles after husband Philip Sherriff died at Jessie J gig

A Lancashire woman whose husband was killed in a bottle attack at a London nightclub has started an online campaign to ban glass bottles in city centre venues. Jane Sherriff, whose husband Philip bled to death in April after a Jessie J concert, started a Facebook group two weeks ago called Bottle Stop – and already nearly 20,000 people have backed her crusade. The group, […]

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