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Youngsters can try their hand at climbing during the weekend festival

Climbing festival returns to West View Leisure Centre

A climbing festival for young people comes to Preston on Saturday and Sunday. The Youth Climbing Festival takes place at the West View Leisure Centre climbing wall. Children of all climbing abilities between the ages of eight and 16 can take part in different climbing skills workshops. Councillor Veronica Afrin, cabinet member for culture and leisure, said: “We are fortunate to have one of the […]

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Tin-Tin Ho is a Commonwealth Games medalist

National Table Tennis Championships to be hosted at Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre

The National Table Tennis Championships are coming to Preston during November. Commonwealth Games silver medallist Tin-Tin Ho is among the young table tennis players competing to win the title at the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre on the University of Central Lancashire campus. Ho was 15 when she won her mixed doubles medal alongside Liam Pitchford in Glasgow. She competes in the Junior and Cadet […]

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Inter Faith Week receives funding from Lancashire County Council

Funding for Inter Faith week has been given by Lancashire County Council. The Preston Faith Forum applied for £200 to help run a number of events. Two events to be funded are the Faith and Finance half day conference as well as a Voice of women in Faith all day event. Preston South East county councillor and leader of the county council Jennifer Mein approved […]

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Sport themed images to be projected onto the Lancashire Archives building

Last year, Lancashire Archives put on a projected slideshow on to the side of the Archives building in Bow Lane, Preston for the national ‘Explore Your Archive’ campaign. Again, this year a similar projection event will take place, only this time one of the themes will be ‘Sport in the Archives’. As in 2013, the historical images projected onto the wall of the building will […]

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Fred Sandiford fought in the First World War

Preston Remembers: Prestonians urged to come forward with First World War family memories

Prestonians are being asked to help find memories of the First World War. The Preston Remembers project is looking for any stories about your Preston relatives to be part of a roadshow throughout November. People can bring along photographs, medals, letters or other artifacts relating to the First World War. Eileen Barker, whose paternal grandfather Fred Sandiford is pictured at the top of this post, […]

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The Ugly Girl: A Musical Tragedy in Burlesque at The New Continental on November 20

They Eat Culture will be teaming up with the Disability Arts Touring Network to bring a unique theatre experience to The New Continental on November 20. The Ugly Girl: A Musical Tragedy in Burlesque, by Terry Galloway, comes to the arts venue featuring an international cast of disabled actresses that will include Liz Carr and Julie McNamara. The psychotic surreal musical is played out by […]

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