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How Anglo Saxon are we all really? Preston professor traces our link

Dr Duncan Sayer and the remains at Cambridge they used for their study The average British person is one third Anglo-Saxon, according to new research carried out by a Preston professor. Dr Duncan Sayer, at the University of Central Lancashire, is part of […]

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Fracking near Preston: Public meeting to be held at Preston Minster before inquiry begins

Anti-Fracking demonstrators from across the UK gather in Preston the headquarters of Lancashire County Council. Councillors are debating whether to give the go-ahead to two applications to Frack in the County by energy firm Caudrilla A public meeting is to be held in Preston ahead of an inquiry into whether fracking near the city should take place. Lancashire County Council voted last year to reject […]

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Macs Bar allowed to keep its licence and remain open

Macs bar has been closed since early June A Preston bar which was forced to close last year after allegations of underage drinking and violence has overturned its licence ban. Macs Bar in Friargate was hauled before licensing […]

3 weeks ago
Holocaust Memorial Day in Preston: Don’t Stand By campaign launches ahead of memorial service

Councillors Peter Rankin and Neil Cartwright with the #DontsSandBy campaign Prestonians are being asked to join a campaign ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day. Don’t Stand By according to Preston City Council aims to make ‘everyone to think about their responsibility […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Caravan Gallery photo exhibition to park up at Museum of Lancashire

Some of the pictures in the Caravan Gallery exhibition A bright yellow caravan will be popping up across Preston from the end of the month as part of a new exhibition. The Caravan Gallery parks up at the Museum […]

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Mark King missing: Police say they are unsure of his real identity

Pictures released by Preston Police of Mark King Police say they are unsure about the identity of a man missing from a hospital in Preston. The man, who called himself Mark King, has not been seen since Thursday […]

3 weeks ago
Preston burglaries see police reveal list of items taken

Two items of jewellery taken from a Preston home Jewellery worth more than £3000 has been taken from a home in Ribbleton. Preston Police are appealing to trace the items which include a wedding ring. It’s one among a […]

3 weeks ago
Roper Hall undergoing £400,000 facelift

Roper Hall is undergoing a major refurb A mainstay of Preston’s clubbing scene is undergoing a major refit. Roper Hall, part of the Scream pub chain, is having £400,000 spent on a fair bit more than a […]

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