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Best friends from Preston use maternity leave to start new business

Two best friends, Amy Cheadle and Helen Kerray, from Preston have started a new enterprise for fellow parents of young children up to the age of four. The new business, called Baby […]

3 months ago
Giant animal chess and light up dresses on display in Preston

Animal chess. Yes, really. An eclectic mix of light up dresses, hand carved art and a giant animal chess set are taking over part of Preston’s university. Free to look around the work of […]

3 months ago
International Film Festival to hit Preston next week

Preston will be celebrating a decade of international cinema next week when UCLan hosts its 10th International Film Festival. The events will showcase films from around the world in different […]

3 months ago
Bonfire Night 2016: Firework displays in and around Preston

We can't guarantee there will be fireworks, but a good meal seems a safe bet Bonfire Night is fast approaching, and like last year, we have put together a list of the top firework displays in and around Preston this year. So wherever you choose […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Procession of light stuns Preston with city centre parade

The procession of light was part of the Encounter Pic: Benjamin Wareing Hundreds of people have paraded through the streets of Preston in the procession of light. Part of the Lancashire Encounter festival the event saw a light up horse and cart […]

4 months ago
Procession of light: What’s the route and which roads are closed for Lancashire Encounter event

Roads are being closed from late afternoon for the procession Roads are being closed throughout Preston city centre as a procession of light prepares to flood the streets. Taking place as part of the Lancashire Encounter festival the roads are […]

4 months ago
Glow sticks, dancing and giant red balloons signal start of Lancashire Encounter Festival

The Lancashire Encounter weekend got underway on Friday evening in spectacular fashion with music, dancing, lights and red balloons. On the Flag Market people gathered to watch and get involved […]

4 months ago
Preston Ukulele group to strum at Guild Ale House

Preston Ukulele Strumming Society entertaining residents at New Brook House sheltered housing scheme in March 2016 The sound of strumming is set to come from a Preston pub once more. Ukulele players are taking over the Guild Ale House as they resume their monthly meetup. Their […]

4 months ago
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