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Former Newman College student Rae Morris on BBC Sound of 2015 list

A former Newman College student has been tipped for stardom in the BBC’s prestigious Sound of 2015 list. Rae Morris, who studied music and drama at the Preston sixth form college from 2010 to 2011, was named in the poll which is drawn up from music industry insiders hottest tips for the top in the coming year. Rae, now 22, played some of her earliest […]

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In pictures: Cottam family turn on their Christmas lights for charity

More than 500 residents and wellwishers turned out on the streets of Cottam to see a family turn on their Christmas Lights. The Tipping family have turned their switch on into an annual event to raise cash for charity. At 6pm on Sunday the family flicked the switch on the dazzling display. Food vans were parked up on the street during temporary road closures as […]

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The Parkside lights snapped by The Nikon Lad

Lea home to be turned into Christmas wonderland for St Catherine’s Hospice

A house in Lea is turning on its Christmas Lights on Monday and hopes to raise more than £1,000 for a local hospice. Kathryn Rice and her partner Alan Partridge have been kitting out their home in festive fashion for the last 17 years. For the last four years they’ve turned the lights into a way to raise cash for charity. The light show starts […]

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World city pictures showcased in UCLan exhibition in Preston art gallery

A photography exhibition showcasing life in the world’s cities is on display in Preston. The In The City pictures show the cultural, social and political landscapes from Israel to Sweden. Artists from around the world are showing their pictures at the Hanover Building on the University of Central Lancashire campus. One photographer showing his work is San Francisco artist Jonn Herschend who has image Alcaztraz […]

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In pictures: Cola Cola truck parks up on Preston’s Flag Market

A taste of Christmas came to Preston’s Flag Market on Saturday as the Coca Cola truck made a stop off. The Coke advert now well attached as a signal of Christmas when it appears on our screens parked up from 1pm to 9pm. Thousands of Prestonians queued throughout the day for a free can of coke and a chance to pose for a selfie infront […]

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Santa is making his first visit to St George's Shopping Centre on Saturday

Santa’s grotto opening times confirmed for St George’s Shopping Centre

A Preston shopping centre has unveiled plans for its Santa’s grotto. St George’s Shopping Centre sees Santa arrive at 2pm on Saturday for the unveiling of his new look grotto. Before this a children’s craft workshop is on from 10am and free to attend. Marketing manager, Alanna Dent, commented: “We wanted to give our shoppers a gift this year by creating a stress-free shopping experience. […]

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