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How you can try sports from archery to table tennis for free in Preston

Archery and table tennis are two of the sports clubs opening their doors Prestonian’s wanting to get involved with sport are being offered taster sessions in everything from basketball to table tennis. Following Team GB’s success in the Olympic Games in Rio the […]

2 months ago
Family of murdered Jon-Jo Highton told to remove tributes from his grave

Jon-Jo The mother of a murdered teenager has been ordered to remove tributes from her son’s grave, in the week which marks the anniversary of his death. Jon-Jo Highton, 18, was […]

2 months ago
What does Wayne Hemingway have planned for the Harris Museum?

Jon Finch says he wants to bring the Harris "into the 21st century" Pic: Tony Worrall One of Britain’s top designers has been appointed to lead the redesign of Preston’s most iconic building. The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is undergoing a ‘re-imagining’ to change how […]

2 months ago
How this painting of Preston was saved

John Jenkinson's painting is now hanging in the Harris This view of Preston dates back more than 200 years and YOU helped to restore it. John Jenkinson’s painting ‘View of Preston from Penwortham Hill’ has been lovingly restored by […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Here’s what Syrian refugees get when arriving in Preston

There will be groceries to get the family started in the UK Pic: Jack Amick Preston is due to take in five Syrian refugee families and this is what will be waiting for them. The city council is due to agree to accept £83,000 from […]

2 months ago
Ashton-on-Ribble conservation area to be kept

Tulketh Avenue within Ashton-on-Ribble An area of Preston in-keeping with its Victorian layout is due to keep its special status. Ashton-on-Ribble’s conservation area running from Blackpool Road down to Watery Lane was up for […]

2 months ago
Preston Markets parking fines to begin from Monday

Evening parking under the Market canopies is to become a thing of the past Pic: Richard Swan Fines for parking under Preston’s market canopies are to be dished out from Monday. Preston City Council says the parking firm contracted to enforce the new rules will start fining […]

2 months ago
Polish supermarket is banned from selling booze

The Europa is in Ribbleton Lane Pic: Google The licence of Europa Delikatesy, the Polish supermarket on Ribbleton Lane, has been suspended with extra conditions added, following a licensing hearing with Preston City Council’s licensing committee. The off-licence was […]

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