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BBC researcher looking for fans of Preston Bus Station

Are you a passionate fan of Preston Bus Station? A BBC researcher is looking for local Preston people who believe that the building should continue to be part of the Preston skyline rather than be demolished. The World Monument Fund says the bus station is among 67 heritage sites across the world added to the list of treasured places at risk. But Preston Council has earmarked […]

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Preston police promote Alcohol Awareness Week

Preston Police’s Licensing Team have been promoting positive drinking messages this week as part of Alcohol Awareness Week to raise awareness of the harms associated with binge drinking. The week started with 50 licensees from city centre licensed premises attending a meeting to discuss how they can work together to promote the city safely following the achievement of the Purple Flag award for a second […]

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Cyclists take to the Guild Wheel in fancy dress to raise funds for SPACE Centre

Twenty cyclists donned various fancy dress outfits to raise thousands of pounds for charity over the weekend. Led by Louise Taylor, the group raised £2,000 for the under-threat disability centre SPACE. The ride took them around the Guild Wheel cycle route, and riders came from as far as Blackpool to take part. The SPACE Centre on Pedder Lane has a black hole in its finances […]

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SPACE fundraiser night at The Variety: get your tickets now!

Save our Space campaign night 1 December 2012. As well as a charity bike ride where Louise Taylor and friends will be cycling the Guild Wheel in fancy dress on Sunday 18 November – for which Louise tells me about £1500 has already been raised so far between them all – on 1 December there will be a fantastic night of music at The Variety, Preston (across […]

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Public Debate: Do we care about our Mental Health and the Mental Health of others?

Public Debate in Preston: Do we care about our Mental Health and the Mental Health of others? A free event with Speakers from Asylum Magazine. Let’s help each other and change our minds. Everyone welcome! Asylum magazine is a forum for free debate, open to anyone with an interest in psychiatry or mental health. They welcome contributions from service users or ex-users (or survivors), carers, […]

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“Mr Charles, I will not let another person like you devastate another family like mine”: Haunting letter from widow Jane Sherriff to her husband’s killer

“You took an amazing man away from us so brutally and no one will forget that” – these are the opening words of a letter from the widow of a man who was stabbed to death with a bottle in a South London club to his killer. Jane Sherriff, who lives near Preston, learned on Friday that Ashley Charles would be jailed for a minimum […]

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