Preston Roller Girls

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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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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Fulwood Leisure Centre to take part in Swimathon 2015

Swimathon 2015 will see hundreds plunge to the depths for a Marie Curie fundraiser later this month. The nationwide event will be held in various locations across the country on April 19, including Fulwood Leisure Centre, beginning at 10am. The event is the UK’s biggest swimming fundraiser and features challenges to suit all ages and abilities. They are split into two sessions during the day, […]

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Preston North End graphic novel The Rise of the Invincibles

A graphic novel charting the early days of Preston North End is being put together. Illustration is to be done by legendary Roy of the Rovers artist David Sque and words come from local writer Michael Barrett. Set in the Victorian times it presents the days of PNE’s Invincibles. As part of the novel there is a competition being run to feature in it. The […]

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In Pictures: 10th annual Preston Sports Awards

The Preston Sports Awards were held on March 13 at Preston Guild Hall. The event was hosted by TV personality Paul Crone, with appearances from Gail Emms MBE (silver medallist and former world champion) as well as the Mayor Preston, Coucillor Nicholas Pomfret. Nicholas Pomfret said after the event: “Once again, Preston has pulled out all the stops with a brilliant night and some inspirational […]

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UCLan's Color Run next month will be the first for Preston

Preston hosts it’s very first Color Run

UCLan is hosting its very own Color Run for Marie Curie next month. The Color Run phenomena which hits cities across England each Summer is coming to Preston for the first time and the event is open to the general public as well as UCLan students and staff. Over 200 people have already signed up for the race which will be held at UCLan Sports […]

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