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City centre stores to compete in shop window competition

Prestonians are being asked to vote for their favourite shop window display in the city centre. Retailers across the city, from big chains to charity shops, will be competing to show they’ve got the best shop window. Up for grabs is £500 to the wining shop to spend on a celebration for their staff at a city centre venue. St George’s and Fishergate Shopping Centres […]

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In Pictures: Sikh remembrance event on Preston Flag Market

Preston Sikhs marched through the city centre to remember brave Khalsa warriors who fought in the First World War. The procession made its way from Guru Nanak Gurdwara Singh Sabha on Bow Lane to the Flag Market. There were food stalls and entertained on the Flag Market for the Sunday as the sun blazed down. Hundreds of people attended the colourful event and photographer, Paul Melling […]

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Vintage cars in Miller Park. Pic: Lee Allen

In pictures: Preston car show at Miller Park

Miller Park was transformed into a petrol-heads paradise on Saturday 16 August. Car enthusiasts filled the park with vintage cars from bygone eras for Prestonians to enjoy. Lee Allen snapped pictures of the cars which were parked up around the park. Did you go down to the car show? What did you see? Let us know in the comments below

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Preston Sikhs to parade through city in honour of First World War heroes

Preston’s Flag Market will come alive on Sunday with the sounds, colours and flavours of the Sikh community in the city. As part of the remembrance of Sikhs who fought for Britain in the First World War a parade takes place in the city. A Nagar Kirtan, a Sikh procession, will make its way from Bow Lane based Guru Nanak Gurdwara Singh Sabha. The procession […]

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Preston women footballers start new season

The football season may have already started with the lads of Preston North End experiencing mixed results. Now the ladies kick off their season. This weekend features the start of the FA Women’s Premier League which starts on Sunday 24 August. The PNE women’s team begins their campaign at home game against Bradford City Women. The team finished their warm up campaign with a 1-1 […]

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Great attendance at the funeral of war veteran in Preston

When Stuart Dagger of the Royal Air Force Association started an on-line campaign to let everyone know that a war veteran was to have no family or friends at his funeral, little did he know how much people would respond to his request. When Stuart contacted BlogPreston we put a call out on our website and Facebook page in hope that we would be able […]

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