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8 things to do in and around Preston this August Bank Holiday weekend

Plenty to keep you and the kids entertained this Bank Holiday weekend As the Bank Holiday weekend approaches we’ve got some inspiration for what to do in and around Preston. Running from Friday 26 August to Monday 29 August there’s plenty to […]

4 months ago
Preston back alley to be lit by thousands of red balloons

A grimy back street in Preston’s city centre is to become a colourful display during an arts festival. Surgeon’s Court, running between Charnley Street and Lune Street, is easily missed. […]

4 months ago
Happy 40th birthday to Fulwood Leisure Centre

This year Fulwood Leisure Centre is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The multi-purpose fitness centre features two swimming pools, two gyms, three exercise studios, squash courts, sauna and Steam rooms along […]

4 months ago
Hidden Preston to be revealed during heritage days

Two of the places you can explore in September Heritage Open Days is England’s biggest festival of history and culture which gives public the chance to visit historic monuments and buildings, particularly those normally closed to them. Taking place […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Take a behind the scenes tour of Winckley Square’s gardens

The gardens at Winckley Square are currently off limits Pic: Tpony Worrall Tours exploring the history of Winckley Square are to be held as part of the annual Heritage Open Days. Preston’s grade II listed Georgian Square has an interesting past and […]

4 months ago
Michaela Strachan opens new animal attraction at Ribby Hall

Michaela on the right, Neil Trickett, and one very large snake! A familiar face came to a new wildlife attraction in Preston to officially open it. TV presenter Michaela Strachan was the special guest at Ribby Hall Village near Preston. Michaela […]

4 months ago
Diamond Challenge by Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award winner, Cameron Roche

This year is the sixtieth anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme, and individuals and groups are being asked to take on tasks and challenges as part of the ‘Diamond […]

4 months ago
The fantastic Comic Con is back again at the Guild Hall, Preston on Saturday 6 August

In it’s third year at the Guild Hall, Preston Comic Con is back again with even more exciting film and TV celebrities plus many comic guests. The Comic Con event will be […]

4 months ago
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