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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, […]

9 hours ago
Runshaw College students caught up in Westminster attack

Westminster Pic: HerryLawford Westminster Pic: HerryLawford Runshaw College students on a trip to London were in the area moments before the Westminster Bridge suspected terrorist attack. The college announced through its Twitter account that students […]

10 hours ago
BT Openreach recruiting engineers in Preston – and you get free broadband

BT engineers get free broadband, BT Sport and BT TV BT engineers get free broadband, BT Sport and BT TV Hundreds of new engineers are being recruited by the BT Group with many roles set to be in Preston. Openreach […]

16 hours ago
Decision day looms in battle to save Boars Head pub in Barton

Protest outside the Boars Head showing support for keeping the pub as a community asset Protest outside the Boars Head showing support for keeping the pub as a community asset Campaigners who want to stop a pub in a village on the outskirts of Preston […]

21 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston makes its stand against racism

Pupils from Fulwood Academy and Ashton Community Science College made up the choir Pupils from Fulwood Academy and Ashton Community Science College made up the choir More than 100 schoolchildren from across Preston have taken a stand against racism. They performed at a […]

1 day ago
Ingol nine-year-old cancer patient needs lifesaving treatment

A Preston health spa has set has set up a campaign to try and raise money so that nine-year-old cancer patient Amelia Brome can get the lifesaving treatment she needs. […]

1 day ago
Former deputy head teacher from Preston charged with sex offences

St John's Primary School in Baxenden Pic: Google St John’s Primary School in Baxenden Pic: Google A retired teacher has been charged following an investigation into historic sexual abuse claims at a Lancashire school. Grahame Brennand, 69, of […]

1 day ago
Sandos officially open again after original site destroyed by fire

Sandos has officially reopened. Credit: Dan ‘Multimedia Man’ Wilson A takeaway destroyed by a fire in Preston city centre has now officially reopened. Sandos on the corner of Manchester Road […]

2 days ago
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