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Preston Armed Forces Day almost here

A reminder of Armed Forces Day in Preston tomorrow (28 June). A packed day organised by Preston City Council. The day starts at 10.45am with a veterans parade, accompanied by the Yorkshire Regiment Band who will entertain the crowd until 12 noon. From 12 noon Stephen Bayliss will do a number of soul and pop classics. Then Preston’s College puts on a show until 1.30pm. […]

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Caribbean Carnival route through Preston

It’s almost here. Preston’s 40th Anniversary Caribbean Carnival 2014. The annual festival of colour and sound celebrating the Caribbean community of the city takes place on Sunday 29 June. Preston City Council let the carnival organisers use Moor Park, where the Carnival procession begins, waiving the usage fee. For those who haven’t seen the flyers, this is the Carnival route on Sunday: 1 – The […]

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Charity Race Night in aid of Help for Heroes

Arkwrights pub on Plungington Road is supporting our wounded soldiers with a charity Race Night on 28 June. The popular bar supports the Help for Heroes charity all year round but once a year they host a charity race night supporting and raising funds for a very worthy cause. Last years event was supported beyond belief so they aim to it even bigger and better […]

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Fun Dog Day in Penwortham

The Friends of Hurst Grange Park invite you to a fun dog day in Penwortham this weekend. There will be a display by Preston Agility Dogs as well as ‘Best Dog’ competitions. The competition categories on the day will be: Most Handsome Dog (Male) Prettiest Bitch Scruffiest Dog Veteran (over 8 yrs old) Child’s Best Friend (young handler aged 4 – 10 years) £2 entry […]

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Official unveiling of Ribble Link statue

The new Ribble link statue ‘Canal Builders’ will be officially unveiled this Saturday (28 June) by Richard Parry CEO of the Canal & River Trust The statue, dedicated to the people who built the canals, is situated at the Ribble Link where the new canal leading to the Ribble joins the old Lancaster Canal at Cottam. The new sculpture replaces the infamous Ribble Piddler and […]

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Mike Wilkinson comedy night at Korova

Upcoming comedy at Korova Arts Café & Bar on the 3rd July. Mike Wilkinson brings Music, Speech and the Sound of a Wheelbarrow. One the North West’s finest stand up comedians and part time poultry farmer comes to Preston. Real comedy ‘as assured as eggs is eggs’. Music, Speech and the Sound of a Wheelbarrow, is an hour of stand up from Mike who recalls: […]

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