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Preston artist creates Sir Tom Finney prints for The Space Centre

Special prints commemorating the life of Preston North End legend Sir Tom Finney are to go on sale. Created by Preston artist David Robinson they depict Sir Tom in 1950s comic book style. The prints show Finney’s life both on and off the pitch, scoring goals and being a pillar of the community. A limited edition of just 500 prints have been created which are […]

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In Pictures: The Breeze Cycling Challenge for women

Hosted by UCLan, the Preston City Council backed Breeze cycling event took place today Sunday 12 October and photographer, Paul Melling was on hand to capture the action. British Cycling’s Breeze is the biggest programme ever to get more women into riding bikes for fun. The Breeze Challenge was attended by the Mayor and Mayoress of Preston, Nick and Barbara Pomret. Former road racing professional cyclist, Emma […]

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Watch: Another Joe Garner wondergoal for PNE

Joe Garner has scored yet another wondergoal for Preston North End. Garner impressed football fans worldwide with his goal against Rotherham in the play-offs in May. His latest effort came against Port Vale in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. The striker lobs it over the keeper from outside the area. To use the old cliché, if Messi had done it we’d be seeing it for weeks. […]

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Students score hit with Preston North End history quiz app

Students at the University of Central Lancashire have scored a success with a Preston North End quiz app. A team of six studying software engineering at the university have built the app as part of their course – and it has been played by hundreds of PNE fans since release on Monday. Joseph Horan, 27, from Preston, said they’d put in some long hours in […]

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Mayor & Mayoress with Scott & Stephanie make a grand entrance to the reception held in the Harris rotunda

Review: Special reception at the Harris for two young Preston athletes

If ever two young people looked so happy and nervous at the same time it had to be Scott Fitzgerald and Stephanie Slater as they received an accolade from the Mayor and Mayoress of Preston at last night’s honorary reception at the Harris Museum. Medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, boxer Scott (gold) and swimmer Stephanie (silver) are “both a shining example […]

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Preston athletes Scott Fitzgerald and Stephanie Slater to be honoured for Commonwealth Games medal wins

Two Preston athletes are to be recognised for their Commonweath Games success. Boxer Scott Fitzgerald and swimmer Stephanie Slater were medal winners at the Glasgow games. They and their families have been invited to a Civic Reception at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery to recognise their achievements. Councillor Nick Pomfret, Mayor of Preston, said: “These are fantastic sporting achievements by two young Prestonians and […]

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