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Mapped: What is the Preston Guild Wheel route?

A section of the Guild Wheel Pic: Billy Matthews As the weather turns better there’s sure to be plenty of people saddling up and getting ready to take on the Guild Wheel. The 21-mile route in a loop around […]

2 months ago
Fulwood community park receives funding for new toddler play kit

The new kids play area in the park A Preston park is to get a new ‘four-way rocker’ for its toddler play area. Levensgarth Park in Fulwood is subject to renovation work and the community association behind the […]

2 months ago
Think you’ve got The Voice? Preston auditions announced

Could you be the next Stevie or Leanne? Have you got what it takes to be the star of a reality singing show? The Voice, which moves from BBC to ITV in 2017, is on the lookout for […]

2 months ago
International Women’s Day sees Suffragettes film to be shown at UCLan

Suffragettes tells the story of the struggle for a woman's right to vote in Britain Suffragettes is to be shown as part of International Women’s Day in Preston. The University of Central Lancashire is showing the Blockbuster film on Tuesday 8 March. A pre-drinks reception […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Listen: How armed forces veterans in Preston are meeting for breakfast

From top left clockwise: Steve Hutchinson from the Veterans Council, Rob Wilson and Mayor of Preston cllr McManus, the veterans in the Bus Station cafe and a veteran tucks into his breakfast They’ve served our country from Iraq to Northern Ireland, but it was at Preston Bus Station’s cafe these veterans found their latest posting. Around 25 veterans from the Preston area shared a […]

2 months ago
Community garden gains backing from Preston Soup event

Andrea and James pitching their Walton Gardens project Soup slurpers helped one Preston community project get its first funding. Preston Soup, modeled on the popular Detroit Soup initiative, handed £200 to the Walton’s Parade Garden idea. Staff at […]

2 months ago
Preston Pride of Place Project launches in Friargate shop

Jan and Chris, left, with the public photo competition, and right, inside 3 Friargate A Preston shop in one of the city’s busiest shopping streets has been converted into a new art gallery. The Caravan Gallery has been granted the use of 3 Friargate […]

2 months ago
Preston Beer Festival opens in St Walburge’s church hall

Peter Gillet, far left, and the beer festival team Preston Beer Festival has opened its doors for a 23rd time in the city. St Walburge’s church hall plays host to the annual alefest with 56 real ales and 12 […]

2 months ago
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