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Campaign launched to encourage Prestonians to shop local

Shoppers at the top end of Friargate A campaign to encourage Prestonians to support their local independent businesses has been launched. The Lancashire Evening Post and Preston Business Improvement District (BID) have teamed up to support the […]

3 years ago
#Team999 Roadshow on Flag Market

Saturday 22 February will see the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) inviting Preston residents to meet the stars of its new campaign – #Team999. The #Team999 initiative was launched to […]

3 years ago
RSPCA Preston Manager plans Ark Extension for cats 

John Alan Wareing, manager of the Preston & District RSPCA Animal Shelter together with Julie Tattler have announced an extension to the cats shelter, at their own home. Ever growing […]

3 years ago
Student rejects Neknominate For Donate Nominate

A student at the University of Central Lancashire has turned online sensation NekNominate into Donate Nominate. Jessica Isherwood, who is in the final year of her History degree, expressed her disgust with […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement People Power Collective takes to the road

Back in February 2013 we reported that Preston residents were being encouraged to use ‘People Power’ and join a ground breaking collective energy switching scheme that could mean massive reductions […]

3 years ago
Residents in St Matthews offered financial advice

For several weeks the Community Engagement Team has been undertaking a campaign in St Matthew’s ward, with partners to raise awareness of support services relating to benefits, debt, housing issues, loan […]

3 years ago
Protest outside city centre bank against investment in dirty energy

Local World Development Movement (WDM) activists yesterday protested outside a branch of HSBC on Fishergate hoping to make bankers come clean about their fossil fuel finance. The protest was part […]

3 years ago
Operation Firecrest takes Preston Police to local country parks

Preston police officers from the Fulwood Neighbourhood Policing Team are visiting nearby country parks and nature reserves all week as part of the initiative Operation Firecrest, aimed at addressing rural […]

3 years ago
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