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Preston becoming a City of Sanctuary inspires artist

Preston based artist, Hannah Cobb, has started a unique project that is running through the city. ‘HOME’ is the illustration that Hannah was inspired to create after working with inspiring […]

4 weeks ago
Duathlon is coming to Preston – so you don’t need to get wet

For those looking for a fitness challenge there's one which doesn't involve getting wet. Tri Preston is putting on a duathlon at the University of Central Lancashire's Sports Arena. Four of the events take place which are a run and a cycle. Duathlons see a two mile run, an eight mile cycle and a two mile run - with no swimming. Ed Culshaw from the triathlon club said: "To those unfamiliar with multi-sport events a duathlon is a run followed by a bike ride followed by a run. It's a triathlon for those who don't like swimming! "Duathlons can be any distance over any terrain, from flat short distance events to brutal long distance ultra-races over mountains and fells." The duathlons take place on Sunday 7 May, Sunday 4 June and Sunday 9 July. The two hour events are £10 and is open to 16-year-olds an over. You need to bring running shoes, a cycling helmet and a bike in roadworthy condition. Some of the Tri Preston members For those looking for a fitness challenge there’s one which doesn’t involve getting wet. Tri Preston is putting on a duathlon at the University […]

4 weeks ago
Stonyhurst College to hold food festival celebrating all things British

Food festival at Stonyhurst College Pic: Tony Worrall Food festival at Stonyhurst College Pic: Tony Worrall A three day celebration of food is coming to a college on the outskirts of Preston. Stonyhurst College is the hosting for […]

1 month ago
Preston to hold peace vigil in response to London attack

The vigil takes place during Monday evening Pic: Preston Pals The vigil takes place during Monday evening Pic: Preston Pals A peace vigil is being held in Preston to show solidarity in response to the London terror attack. The Light […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement World of Sport Wrestling is back and Preston Guild Hall is hosting it

Jeff Jarrett from Impact Wrestling (formerly TNA) takes a chair shot Jeff Jarrett from Impact Wrestling (formerly TNA) takes a chair shot A staple of childhoods in the 1970s and 80s is to be broadcast from Preston Guild Hall as British […]

1 month ago
Outdoor concert to take place this summer on the Flag Market

Tom Zanetti and Fatman Scoop are the headline acts Tom Zanetti and Fatman Scoop are the headline acts An outdoor concert is returning to Preston’s Flag Market – but this time not in the freezing cold! Prestfest sees Fatman […]

1 month ago
These UCLan students are helping discover Preston’s hidden past

A group of six students studying event management at UCLan are holding an event to help the people of Preston discover all about the city’s past. ‘Discover Preston’s Hidden Past’ […]

1 month ago
Guide Dogs Preston in need of volunteers

Guide Dogs Preston are on the hunt for volunteers to help fill two essential roles within their Fundraising Group Team. The charity works to support blind and partially sighted people, […]

1 month ago
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