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The UCLan Jeremiah Horrocks Winter Lecture to be given in December

UCLan's Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory, Moor Park, Preston This year’s Jeremiah Horrocks Winter Lecture is about three North Country astronomers: Jeremiah Horrocks, William Crabtree & William Gascoigne, Britain’s first great research astronomers. Three private individuals, fully informed of the European […]

8 months ago
Secretary of State to decide on fracking appeal

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire News that Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Greg Clark informed Lancashire County Council of his intent on Thursday of this week has only confirmed what residents against fracking thought […]

8 months ago
New book marks anniversary of ukulele star George Formby’s fiancee Pat Howson

Feature Image A new book published by Lancashire Media, ‘Formby’s Lost Love – The untold story’, written by Andrew Atkinson is released to commemorate the anniversary of Pat Howson’s death. Ukulele legend George […]

8 months ago
A full house for The Blackout film premiere screening at Preston’s Guild Hall

A Full House at the Guild Hall Preston - Pic: Nancy Lisa Barrett Photography The long awaited premiere screening of The Blackout film finally arrived on Thursday evening 12 November 2015. The independent film which was the brainchild of filmmaker Alan Livesey, has been […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Homage paid to cast, crew and University of Central Lancashire, prior to premiere screening

Blackout Logo As official sponsors of the Blackout Film Project, the Blog Preston team have been shadowing the film crew and cast for almost twelve months and will continue to do so, right up to […]

9 months ago
Inspirational teenager Amy Moloney launches Help the Homeless campaign in Preston

Amy Moloney already runs a charity in her spare time Kindhearted teenager Amy Moloney is calling on Prestonians to help her to help the homeless in the city this Christmas. The 16-year-old has started a fundraising appeal to deliver boxes […]

9 months ago
Preston presenter John Gillmore could be crowned Lancashire Tourism Superstar

BBC Radio Lancashire presenter John Gillmore was one of those taking on the challenge Preston radio presenter John Gillmore is once again in the running for a county-wide award. Known to most as Gilly the BBC Radio Lancashire DJ is on the shortlist for […]

9 months ago
Lancashire libraries are hosting hours of half-term fun-filled activities

museum-lancs If you’re struggling for ways to keep the kids entertained this half-term holiday, look no further as Lancashire libraries are hosting a week full of events for all. Various activities […]

10 months ago
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