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Giant Christmas Tree to be lit up on Preston’s Flag Market

A 10-metre high Christmas Tree is to be part of the festive celebrations in Preston this year Pic: Keith Sergeant A giant Christmas Tree is to adorn the Flag Market in the run up to Christmas. Standing 10m tall the tree will be lit up at night alongside the Harris […]

5 months ago
Guild Hall bowling alley becomes the first 24-hour venue in Preston

Inside the proposed bowling alley at LeVel A 24 hour licence has been granted for Preston’s major venue, the Guild Hall, for its bowling alley. Preston Guild Hall‘s bid to extend their opening hours and serve alcohol in […]

5 months ago
Prosecco and cocktails bar Latch to open in Preston

Latch already operates in Chorley A champagne and cocktails bar is opening in Preston city centre – expanding from its base in Chorley. Latch Bar is opening in Guild Hall Street stocking Grey Goose vodka, […]

5 months ago
Chance to get arty in Fishwick and St Matthews

Children from schools in Fishwick have been getting a mini carnival ready Pics: ArtFull A colourful celebration of Fishwick and St Matthews is to take place in early November. The Big Local Art Celebration gives residents the chance to share the wealth of creativity […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Christmas lights switch on: Mr Bloom and Heather Small to perform

Mr Bloom and Heather Small are to perform in Preston Preston’s Christmas Lights are to be switched on by children’s favourite Mr Bloom and the sound of M People’s Heather Small will belt out across the Flag Market. A free […]

5 months ago
Brian May cancels Candlelit Christmas show due to ill health

Brian May and Kerry Ellis A special Christmas concert by rock legend Brian May in Preston has been cancelled. The Queen guitarist was due to perform with Kerry Ellis at The Candlelit Christmas at the […]

5 months ago
Preston Markets are being redeveloped and new stall holders are needed

New stall holders are being encouraged to come forward as Preston Markets are being redeveloped with the creation of a brand new market hall. There are a range of markets including the new Market Hall, […]

5 months ago
Preston Sport Relief mile raises more than £4000

Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile, that took place earlier this year at Avenham and Miller Parks, has raised a total of £4115.40. The charity event saw local people running one, three […]

5 months ago
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