Lebohang Maphike, grant winner to perform DJ set at YFEST2015

Young people in Preston given bursary opportunities for education and training

Young Preston people are given the opportunity to apply for bursaries to help their career goals, at a one-day festival YFEST2015. Your Housing Group have funding of up to £50,000 to give to young tenants who can apply for helping regarding education, employment and training, volunteering, music and sport. This April will be the third year the housing association has offered the Young Person’s Bursary, […]

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Solar Eclipse: Preston’s top five places to watch

As Britain prepares to plunge into darkness on March 20, we look at some of the best Preston spots to see the first solar eclipse since 1999 (and experts say the last until 2090!) We’ve heard that the further up north you are, the better the view of the eclipse this month. With that, hundreds are flocking to the Faroe Islands, but we’ve narrowed down […]

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Evanfest returns for its third year this May

Evanfest will be making a return to Preston for its third year this May. The one-day music festival aims to raise money and awareness for Bipolar UK. Organiser Kate Jones, regularly hosts music festivals for charities, but established Evanfest in honour of her friend of 25 years who died, Evan. She said, “It’s absolutely incredible the way that this has taken off. Initially we put […]

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The Blackout Film Project Presents… ‘Birdman’ the movie

The Preston based feature film making team, the  Blackout Film Project, are to start of their crowdfunding campaign with a celebratory showing of the Academy Award winning movie, Birdman which will be shown later this month at Roper Hall on Friargate in Preston. The event will include: Meet ‘The Blackout’ Team See exclusive Premiere of ‘The Blackout’ Film Teaser Live Music Watch 2015 Oscar and BAFTA Winning […]

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The directors of a Preston digital marketing company to battle it out in boxing match for charity

The two directors of ‘We Are Blush’ digital marketing, Daniel Fisher and Dan Cooper, intend to raise money for Cancer Resarch.  In a sheer fit of temporary madness the two of them thought that they could turn their friendly office banter into something that would benefit a worthy cause. Photos of them both are often seen on social media showing them to be sparring in the […]

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Dominique is raising money to repay the kindness of a Preston rough sleeper

Miss Preston 2015 finalist set to walk 18 miles for charity

A Miss Preston 2015 finalist is hoping to walk 18 miles on Saturday March 22 to raise money for charity. Dominique Harrison-Bentzen, has already been in the spotlight for charity fundraising, after a homeless man, Robbie, offered to pay for her taxi home on a night out in the city. As a result she spent a night on the streets herself, and donated £40,000 to […]

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