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Pippa received a visit from her sister's Ruby (left) and Betsy (right) while in hospital

Pippa Cole recovering well at home as United States trip nears

A Preston toddler who is battling a brain tumour has been recovering at home. Pippa Cole, 3, was allowed back home after undergoing an operation to remove a second brain tumour. Pippa’s mother Michelle posted on Facebook to say: “We are back home now from hospital. Pippa seems to be recovering really well.” She is due back into hospital on Wednesday for lumber puncture to […]

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‘Clothes are not Consent’ Protesters to Walk Through Preston in March

Clothes are not Consent marches have been taking place all over the world and on March 7th, one of these famous walks will be taking place in Preston City  centre. Purposefully planned around the date of International Women’s Day, which will fall on March 8th, the walk, commonly referred to as a “Slut Walk,” will see gender equality and women’s rights supporters marching from UCLan’s Students’ Union, […]

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Public invited to see and discuss new £1million vision for Winckley Square Gardens

The partnership behind a £1 million bid to renovate Preston’s historic Winckley Square Gardens is inviting people to have a say on its final designs before they are submitted to the Heritage Lottery Fund at the end of February. A public event will be held on Friday, February 20th, from 10am until 4pm, at Preston’s Flag Market, in front of the Harris Museum. Experts from […]

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First World War Soldiers Remembered at St Mary’s Church, Penwortham

Heather Crook, Editor of The Preston Magazine, would like the people of Preston, and in particular the Penwortham area, to know of a quest to find information of the men who are named on Penwortham War Memorial or St Mary’s Church. To enable everyone to understand a little more of what it is all about Heather sent us the following narrative. On Sunday 15 February, at […]

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When Trolls Try to Eat Your Goldfish, by Dominic Berry (pictured)

The Continental to host Half Term family show

They Eat Culture will host the latest edition to the programme at The Continental with, “When Trolls Try To Eat Your Goldfish” this Thursday. The quirky-titled family comedy show will see a mix of performance and music and is one of a year-long programme to be hosted by They Eat Culture, a non-profit production group. “When Trolls Try to Eat Your Goldfish” is the story of […]

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Sir Tom Finney Remembered by historian and author, David John Hindle MA

  Local historian and author David John Hindle MA, was, for most of the life of Sir Tom Finney, a great admirer of the man they call ‘Preston’s own son’. David wanted to commemorate the life of Sir Tom by telling us of a few things about the great man and to include some amusing anecdotes and occurrences over many years. The following passage contains some of David’s most […]

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