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England rugby coach Eddie Jones to open new Preston Grasshoppers pitch

Eddie Jones calling the shots England rugby coach Eddie Jones is visiting the city on Monday to help Preston Grasshoppers launch their new pitch. One of the first artificial rugby pitches in the country has […]

3 months ago
Challenge yourself in 2017 with fitness events in and around Preston

Runners making their way down into Avenham Park (knowing they had to go back up that hill shortly!) The start of a new year is a great opportunity to challenge yourself with resolutions, and fitness is always a popular choice on the list of aims for the coming year. […]

4 months ago
Preston North End fans given chance to go pitch-side by Virgin Trains

Are these the best seats in the house at Deepdale? Two Preston North End fans are going to enjoy a pitch-side view for the Lillywhites next home game against Sheffield […]

4 months ago
Preston triathletes celebrate at end of year awards

Some of the Preston triathletes in action Tino’s in Preston was the venue for the Tri Preston Christmas party and awards ceremony, here Ed Culshaw explains the club and the people who make it tick. All year […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement PNE offer fans refund following Beckford and Doyle incident at Sheffield Wednesday

Preston North End will offer fans who travelled to Saturday’s game at Sheffield Wednesday a full refund for their tickets. Eion Doyle and Jermaine Beckford were both sent off towards […]

5 months ago
Graphic novel charting Preston North End’s Invincibles launched

Illustration from the novel A Preston author has returned with his latest graphic novel about Preston North End. Michael Barrett has penned The Rise of the Invincibles about PNE’s double-winning team of 1888-89. The […]

5 months ago
Ribbleton youth football team makes a big signing

Lookers Volkswagen, Blackburn, has announced a new sponsorship deal with a local youth football team, Ribbleton FC’s Green Squad, in which boys under the age of seven compete in the […]

5 months ago
Preston Road Races to celebrate 15 years since we became a city

To celebrate 15 years since Preston became a city, two road races are being held in 2017 in Walmer Bridge. Both 5 and 10 mile races will be taking place […]

5 months ago
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