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They Eat Culture and New Continental to host Fairtrade film night

This month They Eat Culture host a Fairtrade film screening at The New Continental. The award winning documentary, A Small Act (2010), tells the story of a young Kenyan whose life drastically changes when a stranger sponsors him to get an education. The film is about the power of generosity and the global effect it can have. Director Jennifer Arnold has won awards and enjoyed […]

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Preston will join global campaign to call for an end to domestic violence against women

Prestonians are being urged to get their dancing shoes on to be part of a demand to end violence against women across the world. Figures show more than 4,000 women aged between 16 and 59 in Preston have suffered from domestic violence in the past year. The University of Central Lancashire is organising a free event which joins the One Billion Rising for Justice (VDay) […]

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Reminder: Preston Sports Awards 2015 nominations close today

Nominations for the Preston Sports Awards 2015 close today. You can get your nominations for the 17 available awards submitted here. The Walker Smith Way Preston Sports Awards will take place on Friday, March 13 at the Guild Hall. An event to launch the awards took place at Preston College on January 12 which gave local sports clubs the chance to showcase their members who […]

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10th annual Preston Sports Awards details announced – nominate now!

Preparations for the 10th annual Preston Sports Awards are well underway. The Walker Smith Way Preston Sports Awards will take place on Friday, March 13 at the Guild Hall. An event to launch the awards took place at Preston College on January 12 which gave local sports clubs the chance to showcase their members who go the extra mile. Mayor of Preston, Councillor Nick Pomfret, […]

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Controversial Scare Kingdom returns to Preston with The Phantom Masquerade

Scare Kingdom returns on Valentine’s weekend with a new attraction called The Phantom Masquerade. The newest addition to the Scream Park will transform the Manormortis and revamp the controversial Psychomanteum into a Valentine’s Day themed tale. Jason Karl, Chief Creative Executive of the parent company behind Scare Kingdom Scream Park, said: “With this attraction we really wanted to offer guests something different and unique to other entertainment […]

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Olympian Gail Emms speaks at Preston Sports Awards 2015

Olympian Gail Emms MBE will visit Preston in March to speak at the Walker Smith Way Sports Awards, in association with Preston Guild Hall Ltd. Former World Champion and silver medalist at the Athens Olympics, Gail is one of Britain’s most inspiring Olympians. Playing badminton from the age of four, she shaped her career around the sport and has represented her country since 1995. Now […]

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