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Preston Grasshoppers Bonfire Night and fireworks cancelled

PAUL5080 One of Preston, and Lancashire’s, most popular Bonfire Night displays has been cancelled. Attended by thousands the annual display lights up the Fulwood sky at Preston Grasshoppers on or around […]

2 weeks ago
New cafe Flavours opens in Preston city centre

14232572_1092419587461560_5148399961120242053_n A new café and sandwich Shop, called Flavours Of Winckley St has opened off Winckley Square in Preston city centre. The new café, located at 11A Winckley Street, opened during September and provides locally sourced food, including […]

2 weeks ago
Preston student lock in sees thousands descend for chance to meet Love Island winners

cara-takes-a-selfie-with-the-crowd Love Island winners Nathan Massey and Cara De La Hoyde were the star guests at the annual student shop-in at a Preston shopping centre. Thousands of students piled into the […]

3 weeks ago
Chance to help beleaguered bees get wildflower haven at Brockholes Nature Reserve

Bluebells in Brockholes Nature Reserve by Daniel McCormick Central Lancashire Friends of the Earth are teaming with the Lancashire Wildlife Trust in search for volunteers to help create a wildflower haven for local bees in its Brockholes Nature […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Arts Festival returns for 15th year

Matthew Wilcock is to appear at Preston Arts Festival As the Lancashire Encounter draws to a close the stalwart of the Preston arts scene returns. Preston Arts Festival returns each year to the city and is now in its […]

4 weeks ago
French Connection headlining Preston Fashion Week

Some of the models at last year's Evoque catwalk show Pics: James Scrivener Latest trends and fashions are to be strutted across Preston during the return of the city’s Fashion Week. Two major events are taking place at two venues during the fashion […]

4 weeks ago
In pictures: Run Preston returns as part of Lancashire Encounter

dscf0661 Thousands of runners made their way through Preston city centre – and a few splatters of rain – to complete Run Preston. A 5k and 10k race took place during […]

4 weeks ago
Procession of light stuns Preston with city centre parade

img_5973 Hundreds of people have paraded through the streets of Preston in the procession of light. Part of the Lancashire Encounter festival the event saw a light up horse and cart […]

4 weeks ago
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