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Vintage fashion market and workshops at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Vintage fashion lovers are invited to the Harris Museum and Art Gallery on Saturday. Stalls are set to line the museums halls for the Vintage Harris event. Alongside a number of stalls selling clothing, crafts and furniture there are also drop-in workshops to learn how to do it yourself. Live musical performances are also on the line up, plus the chance to find out about […]

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The Frog and Bucket was the only dedicated comedy venue in Preston

Frog and Bucket closure: Evoque Preston and Guild Hall bosses in talks over comedy night

A Preston comedy club could be offered a new home in the city centre. The Frog and Bucket on Lord Street announced it would be closing from mid-September, Nightclub Evoque and the new owners of Preston Guild Hall have both offered to see if the Frog’s comedy nights can be kept in the city. Evoque business development mnanager Luke Maher said: “We are currently also in […]

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Voter registration changes event at Newman College

The biggest shake up in the way we register to vote is underway. City council officers are parking up at Newman College on Friday to educate Prestonians about the change. A letter has gone out to everyone in the city as the registration for voting is to be done on an individual basis and not per household. Council electoral officers will be on the car […]

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korova arts and cafe bar Want to promote your local business? Lush is one of the stores competing in the shop window competition

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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The procession makes its way through Preston

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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