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Six reasons why Preston is a great place to be a student

This week saw another batch of A-Level students celebrate (or run away from!) their highly anticipated results, which in turn will welcome a new set of fresh-faced undergraduates to our […]

2 years ago
Classic car and bike show in Miller Park returns for 2015

Saturday 15 August 2015 will see the return of the very popular classic vintage car and bike show on Miller Park. Over 130 classic vehicles will be on display for […]

2 years ago
Penwortham Travellers make camp on Penwortham Holme Recreation Ground

Travellers on the Penwortham Recreation Ground Travellers remain pitched up on Penwortham Holme with horses grazing the playing fields. Around 20 vehicles have arrived since Tuesday to set up camp in the area. South Ribble Borough […]

2 years ago
Meal made from waste held to stamp out food poverty

Preston’s first Disco Soup is coming to Avenham Park. The festival is hosted by Lancashire and Region Dietary Education Resource and includes a chef-cooked meal to promote a fight against food […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 22 wet and windy pictures from The Big Pedal

A number of cyclists turned out for The Big Pedal despite poor conditions. Last Sunday (July 26), cyclists braved the elements to take part in the family-friendly event at Avenham […]

2 years ago
Prestonians prepare for Kendal Calling 2015

Kendal Calling 2015 returns this weekend, kicking off on Thursday July 30 ready to welcome its faithful Preston crowd. Against the stunning Lake District setting, the festival has grown in […]

2 years ago
Preston parks retain their Green Flag quality

Miller Park in all its glory Pic: Tony Worrall Five parks in Preston have retained their green flag status as being outstanding spaces in the city. Avenham Park, Miller Park, Grange Park, Haslam Park and Fishwick nature reserve all scooped the […]

2 years ago
Rorke’s Drift flower display helps Preston parks team win RHS Tatton show prize

The Zulu flower bed A flower bed representing the famous battle of Rorke’s Drift has won the Preston parks team a prize at the RHS Tatton Park show. Preston City Council’s parks team created […]

2 years ago
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