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Live updates from Red Dream Parade and Lancashire Encounter Festival 2018

The No Bull Run coming down Friargate with the Harris behind Pic: Michael Porter The No Bull Run coming down Friargate with the Harris behind Pic: Michael Porter Three days of performances, workshops and an array of different and surprising events take over Preston […]

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What to see on the Sunday of 2018’s Lancashire Encounter Festival

Flashmob dancers in Fishergate for the Encounter Flashmob dancers in Fishergate for last year’s Lancashire Encounter. Pic: Benjamin Wareing The grand finale of this year’s Lancashire Encounter takes place on Sunday 23 September. The finale will see memorable outdoor […]

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Road closures confirmed for Lancashire Encounter Festival parade

Which roads will be closed during the Lancashire Encounter Festival have been confirmed. Preston City Council is hosting the biennial festival across three days in the city centre. It culminates […]

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What to see on the Saturday of 2018’s Lancashire Encounter Festival

Rawtenstall Annual Fair Pic Horse + Bamboo Rawtenstall Annual Fair will be performed at Winckley Square Gardens Pic: Horse + Bamboo The Saturday line-up of Lancashire Encounter is packed with singing, theatre, installations and interactive activities – most […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Watch as BLOCK opens Lancashire Encounter Festival

The acrobatics begin in Winckley Square Pic: Tom Costello The acrobatics begin in Winckley Square Pic: Tom Costello Preston’s Georgian Square was bouncing with some very modern sounds during Friday evening. BLOCK, a performance by Motionhouse and NoFit State […]

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Traveller group leave London Road and head for Grimsargh

A number of horses have also been spotted grazing on the fields A number of horses had also been spotted grazing on the fields A group of travellers have moved on from playing fields on the edge of Preston. More than a […]

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Cadley FC to expand to two new sets of pitches

Cadley FC now sees more than 400 boys and girls playing in their teams Cadley FC now sees more than 400 boys and girls playing in their teams The success of a Fulwood-based football club is leading to major drainage work taking place in […]

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Broughton referendum date is set for future plan vote

Flower tubs in Broughton Pic: Keith Sergeant Flower tubs in Broughton Pic: Keith Sergeant A referendum will be held in Broughton during October. Residents in the village and surrounding area are to vote on a neighbourhood plan […]

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