Sport

The Gentry awaiting their train at Preston

Preston North End Gentry Day: Bowler hats to be donned for Barnsley trip

They are The Gentry and this year’s special day for Preston North End supporters is coming up. PNE travel to Oakwell the home of Barnsley FC on Saturday to see if North End can keep their automatic promotion push on track. And the Gentry will be donning their bowler hats to cheer on Simon Grayson’s men. Preston Supporters Group have arranged the now annual event […]

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The two directore of Blush, Daniel Fisher & Dan Cooper

The directors of a Preston digital marketing company to battle it out in boxing match for charity

The two directors of ‘We Are Blush’ digital marketing, Daniel Fisher and Dan Cooper, intend to raise money for Cancer Resarch.  In a sheer fit of temporary madness the two of them thought that they could turn their friendly office banter into something that would benefit a worthy cause. Photos of them both are often seen on social media showing them to be sparring in the […]

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West View Leisure Centre

West View Leisure Centre’s outdoor pitch due to be replaced

An all-weather sports pitch at a Preston leisure centre is to be replaced after being worn out. West View Climbing and Leisure Centre’s pitch has operated since 2005 and if not upgraded would lose the council £1.2 million. Preston City Council’s cabinet is being asked to spend £55,000 for a new pitch. Councillors must pick between two options for repairing the pitch – either closing […]

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Preston Roller Girls to play debut British Championships game

Preston Roller Girls will host the first two games of the British Championships. The T4 Local North British Championships begins on April 11th at Preston College. The first tie will see Voodoo Roller Dollies take on New Town Roller Girls. Then Preston Roller Girls will take on the Spa Town Roller Girls. If you’re unsure about Roller Derby or already interested and wanted to get […]

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PNE legend Jon Macken signs for Bamber Bridge

Jon Macken has signed a contract with Bamber Bridge Football Club. The PNE legend was announced as the latest signing by Bamber Bridge at a fitting time, as Preston North End prepare to face another of his former clubs in Walsall. Macken joins another PNE legend in Paul McKenna in playing at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium. He joined PNE in 1997 from Manchester United, […]

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Ben, 11, with Peter Dodding of SPAR and Maddie, 10

County-wide sports competition Lancashire School Games launched at Ashton-on-Ribble school

A Preston school has signalled the launch of this year’s SPAR Lancashire School Games. St Andrew’s Church of England primary school in Ashton-on-Ribble held the opening event of the sports event. It sees thousands of children compete to book their place in the summer finals held at Stanley Park in Blackpool. Children compete in sports including gymnastics, handball, football, netball, rounders, athletics, tennis and tag […]

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