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Are this year’s Preston Christmas Lights the best yet?

How the Christmas lights compare... Pic: Paul Melling/Shabbagaz Preston’s Christmas Lights appear to have been a quiet success this year. Instagram has been chocful of Prestonians sharing the twinkling blue lights down Fishergate and beyond. Preston’s Business Improvement […]

2 months ago
Preston Christmas house lights up for one final time

The Lea house with this year's Christmas display A Preston festive tradition has already raised hundreds of pounds for charity thanks to a bunch of Christmas lights. For the final time Kathryn Rice and Alan Partridge have been […]

2 months ago
X Factor’s Reggie & Bollie playing at the Guild Hall next month

Reggie & Bollie coming to Preston The runners-up of X Factor 2015 will be coming to Preston next month. The popular duo Reggie & Bollie will play a show in the Charter Theatre of the Guild […]

2 months ago
UCLan stargazing event delayed by poor weather until January

stargazing A chance to see the stars over Preston has been cancelled due to a poor weather forecast. Preston, the wettest city in England, is due to live up its billing […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Boxing Day bus services to run more often as Preston Bus boost Christmas shopping

Preston Bus services are to run more often for the Boxing Day sales Pic: Keith Sergeant Bolstered Boxing Day bus services are to run in Preston this Christmas. Preston Bus has announced additional buses compared to previous years with many services running as often as every […]

2 months ago
Harris Open returns with 250 local artists hanging on the walls of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Jon Finch says he wants to bring the Harris "into the 21st century" Pic: Tony Worrall The artwork of Prestonians is currently hanging on the walls of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. A celebration of local artistic talent the Harris Open has been running for […]

2 months ago
Santas grotto in St Georges Shopping Centre could help charity raise cash

Emma Russ and Santa at the St Georges grotto Visiting Santa in his grotto at a Preston shopping centre could help a charity receive extra funding. St George’s Shopping Centre has pledged to donate £500 to Galloway’s Society of […]

2 months ago
Silly Billy’s weekly diary: Week 8

Phil Walker as Silly Billy and Hayley Hassall as The Good Fairy.  Pic: Photgrapher Michael Porter Hi Preston Peeps! Silly Billy here with my latest blog thingy. Well after months & months of waiting we have finally started our Panto, oh yes we have! It is […]

2 months ago
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