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Preston author Nick Oldham’s We Still Kill the Old Way to debut on Boxing Day

A Preston author is to see his film available from Boxing Day. We Still Kill the Old Way is penned by Nick Oldham and is his second screenplay after working on Vendetta last year. The film stars Ian Ogilvy, Steven Berkoff, Lysette Anthony, Chris Ellison and former Bond girl Alison Doody. Oldham said: “This time round it was slightly different as the timeframe was longer but […]

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In Pictures: St Catherine’s Santa and Reindeer Dash 2014

It was that time of year again when young and old put on their Santa and reindeer outfits and set off to run for the St Catherine’s charity event. Despite the very cold and awfully inclement weather everyone was keen to run the dash, even the little ones could not wait to have a go and it is fair to say that all concerned were, in […]

4 months ago by
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Ashton Park’s Dig In is setting the way to achieve a new dream

  Over the last few weeks the Community Interest Company Dig In, which runs the walled garden in Ashton Park, has seen a hive of industry with various parties coming together to clear an area of spare but cluttered land. Dig In was established into the walled garden in Ashton Park in September 2012 thanks to the miracle performed by Channel 5’s Construction Squad. Having […]

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Artist Interview: Local illustrator and printmaker Andrew Berwick

It’s great to hear about crafts people who are able to forge a full time living making and selling their work. One such person is illustrator and printmaker Andrew Berwick. His cheery, contemporary illustrations have graced the pages of national magazines and a cookbook. He has since gone on to create his own range of limited edition artwork, home-wares and prints inspired by local wildlife […]

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Prince’s Trust team renovate Acorn Community House garden

Recently, BlogPreston was invited by Prince’s Trust team member, Dan Livesey, to go along to see the result of the work done by a group of young people from Preston’s Team 57 of the Prince’s Trust to the garden of the Acorn Community House, Willow Crescent in Ribbleton, Preston. The team were originally given a choice of four projects and the task of restoring the garden […]

5 months ago by
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Gilly for the win: Preston broadcaster up for tourism prize

A Preston broadcaster has made the final three of a county-wide competition. John Gillmore, or Gilly, as we all generally know him as, is up for tourism superstar at the Lancashire Tourism Awards. The category recognises and rewards an individual who have been nominated by those in the tourist industry for their contribution to tourism in Lancashire. Gilly has been broadcasting across Lancashire for more […]

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