Andrew Atkinson with letter

Book about George ‘Formby’s lost love’ by Preston author closer to being published

Preston born author Andrew Atkinson is a step closer to getting his book ‘Formby’s Lost Love’ published after further interest from a London publisher. Austin Macauley, based in Canary Wharf, have asked for the complete manuscript of ‘Formby’s Lost Love’ following a synopsis submission. “The Austin Macauley board of editors have reported back favourably regarding the initial submission of ‘Formby’s Lost Love’,” said Senior Editor […]

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PNE fan Wade Barrett with Simon Grayson

Preston North End join Wade Barrett on wrestling stage

  Preston North End in the building @WadeBarrett — John Welsh (@jwelsh08) April 12, 2015 Preston North End players joined Preston-born wrestler Wade Barrett in Manchester on April 12. The WWE event, which was not televised, saw several players walk out with Barrett as he tweeted “About time the city of Manchester got a look at a real team…” The Preston North End and […]

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80’s star Ed Tudor Pole to perform at New Continental

The New Continental deliver yet another night of live music, this time with punk royalty Ed Tudor Pole. The 80’s musician and film star known for performing the title track and Who Killed Bambi in the Sex Pistols film, The Great Rock n’ Roll Swindle is concentrating on touring as a solo artist, despite successes with Tenpole Tudor who secured chart hits with Swords of […]

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Preston Roller Girls celebrate first victory in British Championship as derby girl plays on despite fractured sternum

Preston Roller Girls won their first bout in the British Championship against Spa Town Roller Girls. The team are Lancashire’s first in the national roller derby league and hosted the event at Preston College. The build-up and preparation for the roller derby team’s first bout in the British Championship did not disappoint, as Preston Roller Girls were up 89-49 at half time against the Harrogate […]

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Councillor Sue Prynn and team of cyclists on sponsored bike ride.

Penwortham Mayor took part in 21-mile charity bike ride

The Mayor of Penwortham took part in a bike ride for a number of mayoral charities. Donations of around £1000 were raised by Councillor Sue Prynn who was joined by a number of cyclists on a 21-mile ride around Preston’s Guild Wheel. The primarily off-road route goes by the title of National Cycle Route 622 which circles the city of Preston. Ten cyclists in total […]

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City Beat will broadcast from Preston Guild Hall

Preston FM to re-launch as City Beat

Preston FM is set to change its name, as part of a re-launch taking place on May Bank Holiday. The community radio station will be known as City Beat as of May 4 this year and will bring with it a new sound, logo and programming schedule. The station will also be moving to a new broadcast media centre in the Guild Hall, away from […]

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