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Ultra runner completes 70 mile challenge in memory of Penwortham man

Iain Asher Iain Asher with Andy Bradbury’s wife Lorna, son Joseph, and the rest of Andy’s Army An ultra runner has covered 70 miles non-stop to raise funds in memory of Penwortham […]

1 hour ago
Date for Preston Christmas Lights Switch on 2018

Christmas lights turned on down Friargate. Twinkling lights, carols and more are already filling the thoughts of those responsible for organising Christmas in Preston. Preston’s Christmas lights will be switched […]

8 hours ago
Surface dressing work to see road closures in Preston

The road closure sign in New Hall Lane Pic: Michael Carey The road closure sign in New Hall Lane Pic: Michael Carey The latest roads in Preston to see surface dressing work have been confirmed. Lancashire County Council has put signs […]

12 hours ago
Preston parade route confirmed for Lancashire Encounter Festival

One of the art installations wheeling around the city at a previous Lancashire Encounter Jazz funk, puppets and a papier-mache donkey will be dancing through the streets of Preston in […]

13 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham couple on how they held a festival wedding

Mashiters kiss outside their festival tent The newly married Mashiters arrive at their festival reception A Penwortham couple have told of their hand-built festival wedding at a city cricket club. Vernon Carus Cricket Club in Factory […]

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Road closures confirmed for Muslim procession in Fishwick

The procession included colourful effigies Pic: Sonia Bashir The procession in 2017 included colourful effigies Pic: Sonia Bashir Roads in Fishwick are to be closed during Sunday afternoon for a Muslim procession. The annual religious procession marks the […]

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Preston Bus Station car park ramps work delayed

Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall Work on finishing restoration work to Preston Bus Station’s car park ramps is to take up to a week longer than planned. The northern […]

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Tours of St Joseph’s Orphanage have been postponed

St Joseph's Orphanage stands empty in Mount Street Pic: Gill Lawson St Joseph’s Orphanage stands empty in Mount Street Pic: Gill Lawson Guided tours of St Joseph’s Orphanage have been postponed. It was originally planned that tours of the abandoned orphanage […]

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