Freddie Flintoff 2nd Innings Tour

Freddie Flintoff brings stand-up tour to Preston

Preston-born cricketer Freddie Flintoff is swapping his cricket bat for a microphone as he prepares for his first stand-up comedy tour, coming to his hometown for one night only. Having recently won the Australian series of “I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!” the 37-year-old will present “Freddie Flintoff 2nd Innings Live Tour” at the Guild Hall on July 7, before continuing around the country […]

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Christie as a child, diagnosed with condition

A fundraising fare for woman with rare condition to be held on Saturday

A woman who suffers from a rare condition is holding a charity event this weekend, in hope to raise over £12,000 for treatment. A community fare will be held this Saturday to help raise money and awareness for Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome. Christie Newport from Ashton-on-Ribble was diagnosed with the syndrome as a teenager. Now 33, she hopes to raise £12,400 for treatment in America. Christie and her […]

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New Continental host 7″ Social on Record Store Day

They Eat Culture will celebrate Record Store Day with a 7” Social evening at the New Continental. The event held on Saturday April 18 encourages people to bring in seven inch vinyl records, new and old to “explore the joy” of vinyl records in honour of the day. Daniel Ryan, a local DJ will be playing the records from a variety of genres that people […]

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geopace harlequins Dominique, centre, with Holly, right, and Olivia, left

Miss Preston 2015 competition won by Dominique Harrison-Bentzen who raised thousands for city homeless

A Preston student who raised tens of thousands of pounds for the homeless of the city has been crowned this year’s Miss Preston. Dominique Harrison-Bentzen, 22, won the title at a ceremony at Preston Playhouse Theatre on Friday. She caught the attention of the world’s media in December when she spent 24 hours on the streets of the city to show the harsh realities facing […]

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First Look: New coffee and ice cream bar on Winckley Street

  Cedarwood Coffee Co. opened its doors for the first time after a successful planning application on Winckley Street last Monday, and I went down to the new shop to see what makes it so special. I was treated to a tour of the former office block and dentist as it has been transformed to create a mini New York and Paris in different rooms […]

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Jon Gomm will be performing at The Continental on Easter Sunday

They Eat Culture to host Jon Gomm at The Continental

They Eat Culture are introducing virtual virtuoso guitarist Jon Gomm to The Continental, as a part of their festival of events held there. Along with guests Jason Singh and Jaydev Mistry, Jon will use one acoustic guitar to create drum sounds, basslines and twist melodies all at once. He will also incorporate songwriting and his soulful singing into the performance, and pins his influences on […]

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