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Graphic novel charting Preston North End’s Invincibles launched

Illustration from the novel A Preston author has returned with his latest graphic novel about Preston North End. Michael Barrett has penned The Rise of the Invincibles about PNE’s double-winning team of 1888-89. The […]

2 months ago
Forward Theatre Project and Coronation Street star bring play to Preston’s Continental

Genesis is the thought-provoking play exploring the human stories behind breast cancer that is coming to Preston’s Continental on Wednesday 23rd November. Forward Theatre Project have worked with Coronation Street […]

2 months ago
Friends of Highgate Wood to hold a quiz night

Friends of Highgate Wood are holding a quiz night on Saturday 26 November. Highgate Wood is an area of woodland in Fulwood that booms in nature and wildlife, becoming a beautiful […]

2 months ago
Santa Dash returns for St Catherine’s Hospice Christmas Festival

Ready to run? Santa Dash runners at last year's festival A sea of Santas will make their way around Lostock Hall for an annual charity fun run. The Santa Dash is a highlight of the run up to Christmas. St […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Higher Walton primary school bidding to get pupils loving science from early age

Children at Higher Walton enjoying science activities A group of parents and teachers in South Ribble are campaigning to win funding to help children learn science and engineering skills. Higher Walton Primary School’s parent teacher group have […]

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Beauty of Preston’s parks captured on canvas

Some of David's illustration A Preston illustrator has captured the beauty of the city once more in his latest series. David Robinson has drawn inspiration from the parks around Preston for a new series. […]

2 months ago
How these students channel spirit of ‘Sir Tom’ to coach youngsters

A community football initiative based at UCLan Sports Arena is celebrating after attracting more than 230 players across 19 teams over the last three years. The Sir Tom Finney Preston Soccer […]

2 months ago
Santa ‘body doubles’ needed for St George’s Shopping Centre grotto

A Preston charity is in need of Santa ‘body doubles’ this Christmas in the hope of making its grotto a success. Galloway’s Society for the Blind, which operates in St […]

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