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Courtauld connects with Preston – and there’s a reunion on the cards

Tea break in the former Courtaulds factory Tea break in the former Courtaulds factory From fishing to the foxtrot, darts to the Hokey Cokey – Courtaulds textile factory may have been one of Preston’s largest employers, but […]

55 mins ago
Pictures as Preston Markets sees proper Lancashire entertainment

Morris dancers at the Markets Pic: Paul Melling Morris dancers at the Markets Pic: Paul Melling There was some reet Lancashire entertainment around Preston Markets during its first Saturday of trading. Morris dancers, the Red Rose Band and […]

20 hours ago
Details of Preston Markets celebration on Saturday

Details have been given of the entertainment which is taking place this Saturday to mark Preston’s new market opening. The Market Hall, under the cover of the Outdoor Covered Market, […]

4 days ago
Preston 10k details confirmed as it continues in the city

Making their way up THAT hill in Run Preston Making their way up THAT hill in Run Preston What was known as Run Preston is returning to the city after being taken on by new organisers. The city’s 10k […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement New lamp post banners to line key Preston routes

How one of the lamppost banners may look in Friargate How one of the lamppost banners may look in Friargate Dozens of banners will hang from lamp posts to let Prestonians know what’s happening in the city in a new […]

5 days ago
Finalists announced for Preston’s city centre awards

Looking down Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Looking down Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Nearly 50,000 votes have been cast to decide the finalists in a Preston-based awards ceremony. The Preston ‘Smiles Better Awards’ – run by the […]

1 week ago
This French Impressionist masterpiece goes on display at the Harris

Eugène Boudin (1824-1898), Deauville, 1893, © The Samuel Courtauld Trust Eugène Boudin (1824-1898), Deauville, 1893, © The Samuel Courtauld Trust A piece of French Impressionism is coming to the Harris for three months. Connecting with Preston’s link with the former […]

1 week ago
Roast set to open for the first time in Preston

Roast will open in the city centre A new eatery will open in the city centre for the first time tomorrow. Roast had originally been planned for a January 11 […]

1 week ago
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