Preston supermarkets Christmas 2014 opening hours

You’ve sat down on the sofa and called up that show you wanted to watch on catch-up, contemplating that second glass of wine and then the dreaded words come from the kitchen… “Darling, we’ve not got any butter.” You sigh and quickly make the call on which shop is going to be open at this time so close to Christmas. Before you jump in the […]

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fireworks over preston

Preston New Year’s Eve 2014 Guide

New Year’s Eve is looming on the calendar. If you’re heading into Preston to celebrate the dawn on 2015, you’ll want to plan your night out early. Here’s some of the finest options available for decadence and welcoming the next 365 days. The Ferret The Templebys & DJ Ian Williams 20:00 / Free entry The Templebys are one of Preston’s most well-known bands and sure […]

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Ben Ashworth and his wife Louise are organising the Santa Dash

Ben Ashworth marathon challenge: Limbering up for TWICE round the Guild Wheel

Preston marathon man Ben Ashworth is limbering up for an ultra-marathon challenge. Ashworth, who has been diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer, runs 45 miles which is twice round the Guild Wheel. The route is usually cycled but Ashworth is running it to continue raising money for bowel cancer charities. He said: “When the Preston Guild Wheel opened almost two and a half years I’d just […]

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New Continental to host punk legends Discharge

  The New Continental will host punk legends Discharge on Friday, February 13. The venue has gained a reputation for hosting punk gigs over the past several years, including hosting bands such as GBH and Vic Goddard. This should prove to be yet another chaotic show to add to a growing collection for the New Continental. Discharge are one of the most influential bands from […]

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The Harris Museum and Art Gallery hosts the Harris Open

Harris Open 2014: Public art event includes vote for People’s Choice Award

The Harris Open at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston has opened to the public. This is an annual celebration of local artistic talent in which accomplished and budding artists, young and old are invited to submit their work for public viewing. Prizes are given in various age categories, including a ‘people’s prize’ voted for by the public. There are 383 works on […]

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The Winter Wonderland gets under way on Preston’s Flag Market

At 12.00 noon on Saturday morning 13 December 2014 the Winter Wonderland event was opened on Preston’s Flag Market leading up to Christmas time. For those in the mood for winter activities there is a fabulous ice skating rink alongside a great many log cabins hosting various retail outlets for seasonal foods, fancy goods and many other seasonal goodies to delight everyone. The Mayor and Mayoress […]

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