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Line-up for the 10th anniversary of Glastonferret

Glastonferret3 The line-up for the tenth anniversary of Glastonferret has been confirmed. Glastonferret is an indoor music festival that takes place at The Ferret on Fylde Road. The three day event […]

2 months ago
Preston Carnival confirms details of Flag Market event

bmcarnival3 Preston Carnival may no longer be dancing its way through the streets of the city but there will still be a party on the Flag Market. Carnival organisers announced after […]

2 months ago
St Catherine’s Park to be opened with a giant picnic

Hospice chief exec Stephen Greenhalgh in the grounds of St Catherine's Park South Ribble’s newest park is to be opened with a giant picnic to celebrate. Forming part of St Catherine’s Park in Lostock Hall a partnership between the hospice, the borough […]

2 months ago
Sun shines on The Big Lunch in Ashton Park

biglunchcollage Hundreds of families turned out in Ashton Park for the annual Big Lunch. Bouncy castles, free food and entertainment throughout the Sunday afternoon were on offer. Children performed dance routines […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Dragon boat racing returns to Preston Docks

Dragon boats in action at Preston Docks With sweltering temperatures it’s been a glorious day for the annual dragon boat racing at Preston Docks. Teams from businesses across the city and surrounding area have been competing. Organised […]

2 months ago
Date confirmed for Procession of Light to take place during Lancashire Encounter festival

Part of the Guild 2012 torchlight procession Pic: Ruthie H Preston city centre is to twinkle with light during a Saturday night in September as part of a biennial arts festival. Lancashire Encounter has confirmed the procession of light is […]

2 months ago
Takeaway review: Gourmet fish and chips and tackling the Sumo Dogs at Friargate Fish and Chips

Chips were crinkled, fish was flaky and soft As it was National Fish and Chip day it seemed rude not to see what Preston’s newest chippy had to offer. Friargate Fish and Chips opened on Tuesday in what […]

2 months ago
Four day fashion show and festival coming to Preston

Some of the models at last year's Evoque catwalk show Pics: James Scrivener A four-day fashion show across Preston city centre is coming to the city in October. Pure Preston Fashion Week is the brainchild of city photographer Simon Rawsthorn. Launched following a […]

2 months ago
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