Top young table tennis talent is competing at the University of Central Lancashire’s Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre. Tin-Tin Ho was only 15 when she won her mixed doubles medal alongside Liam Pitchford in Glasgow this summer. And she will now be aiming to add the Junior National title to her accolades. Opposing her will be the top Under-18s players in the country, including defending […]2 days ago by Billy Matthews Share
Can you take a Preston picture which says Lancashire to you? We’re challenged Preston photographers to celebrate Lancashire Day on Thursday 27 November by finding a photo in the city which defines Lancashire. Preston Flickr group members are being encouraged to join in, all 800 of them, and we also want everyone to take a photo in Preston which says Lancashire. The picture can be […]3 days ago by Ed Walker Share
On Tuesday 18 November, St. Catherine’s Hospice opened their new Mill cafe and community centre in the hospice grounds. A gathering of people which included three mayors from Preston, Leyland and Chorley and a couple of TV personalities, Good Morning Britain presenter Ranvir Singh and TV football pundit Mark Lawrenson, were present for the grand opening which was launched by the Chairman of the Hospice Trustees, […]5 days ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share Want to reach Prestonians Advertise here? Want to promote your local business?
This year the Preston Christmas Lights were illuminated during the switch-on extravaganza on the Market Square last Saturday and they are better than ever. With over £60,000 worth of decorative lights, paid for by BID Preston, the city looks absolutely fantastic and has a really exciting feel for the festive season. Following Saturday’s switch-on we thought that we would take a tour of of the inner city and […]7 days ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
In true Christmas spirit, snow showers down on the crowds at switch-on People were out in their droves last night on the Market Square in Preston to see the now famous Christmas Lights switch-on. There was much entertainment for all with many acts and guests in performance and chat. Smooth Radio’s Carlos and Jo Lloyd were on hand to follow the nights entertainment through to […]1 week ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
A calendar to help support the work of environmental volunteers has gone on sale. The Preston Environmental Forum has put its 2015 calendar on sale which showcases some beautiful Preston scenes. Our very own snapper Tony Worrall has a number of his pictures showcased in the calendar. Money raised goes towards funding the Environmental Forum’s community hub in Ashton Park. The calendar is available for […]1 week ago by Ed Walker Share