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Preston celebrates the bike with a unique procession

Friargate is seen as the second street of the city by many after Fishergate Preston cyclists will take to the streets on September 22 to celebrate the bike. This is no regular bike ride though, as volunteers will pedal a large mobile structure on bicycle […]

5 months ago
Sea Cadets host fundraising coffee morning

Preston Sea Cadets, volunteers and supporters raised over £200 last year Preston Sea Cadets are hosting a charity fundraiser for Macmillan Cancer Support. The event will be held on the morning of Sunday September 27 on Strand Road in Preston as they […]

5 months ago
Scare Kingdom returns with Seven Deadly Sins for 2015

scare-kingdom-new630 Scare Kingdom is back to get us all in the Halloween spirit. Now in its seventh year, Scare Kingdom brings the attractions and adventures back to the outskirts of Preston […]

5 months ago
What do Prestonians call a TV remote?

11995560_10153610341494855_102123412_n Who would have thought there were so many names for one little gadget? Nearly every home will have one,  we would all pick it up and use it without even thinking, […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Pride 2015 returns this month

The Queen even made an appearance at Preston Pride Preston Pride 2015 returns this month after the event splashed colour all over the Flag Market last year, in a bid to celebrate diversity in the city. The event on […]

5 months ago
Sculpture made of Special Brew cans highlights plight of city homeless

Sitting on a bench by the Lancaster Canal A budding Preston artist is taking his battle with alcohol and depression onto the streets of the city. Simon Peter Botterill has created a sculpture of a man out of […]

5 months ago
Heritage Open Days, Sunday September 13

Preston Cemetery has been targeted by vandals on a number of occasions Preston’s Heritage Open Days event draws to a close after a four day weekend of exploring hidden gems of the city through tours and open visits. The event has seen […]

5 months ago
Heritage Open Days, Saturday September 12

The restoration bill for St Walburge's runs into the hundreds of thousands of pounds Day three of Heritage Open Days weekend, exploring the hidden gems of Preston, is the busiest and liveliest yet, but where to start? We’ve hopefully made that decision a little […]

5 months ago
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