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A week long festival with arts and music across the city starts on Saturday. The Open Mind festival has a number of events aimed at helping the mental heath and wellbeing of Preston. It runs for a week with free events apart from one performance by the One Voice Community Choir which is a ticketed event. Mayor of Preston, Councillor Nick Pomfret, said: “This […]4 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
A local community group has been given £500 towards the cost of a marquee. Woodplumpton Community Action applied for funds to have a marquee at the annual Woodplumpton and Catforth summer fete 2014. The fete was opened by wine swilling stars of Gogglebox, Dom and Stephanie Parker, who shot to fame being filmed watching TV. Preston Rural county councillor George Wilkins approved the grant. The marquee […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share
A controversial scare attraction returns at Scare Kingdom near Preston. Psychomanteum was criticised by a rape charity for its simulated sex ordeal as part of the attraction. The experience, which lasts around six minutes, was branded was “degrading and humiliating” last year by Rape Crisis. It is part of the wider scare attraction, which uses actors to frighten visitors, but Psychomanteum is a restricted part […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share See your advert here Want to promote your local business?
Lancashire Police have added an extra day for their behind the scenes tours of the police HQ near Preston. Officers are going to be on hand during a behind the badge day at Hutton. The first day on Sunday 28 September saw more than 8,000 people register in 24 hours for a free ticket. Now police have added an extra day on Saturday 27 September […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share
In celebration of the Season of Harvest there will be a Flower and Craft Festival at Preston Minster on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September 2014. On both days there will be a Café serving refreshments and floristry displays by local florist shops, local groups & churches. The Flower Displays will depict the Festival theme of ‘All good gifts around us are sent from heaven […]1 month ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
One of the UK’s scariest attractions is preparing to open on the outskirts of Preston. Scare Kingdom returns for a sixth year to scare the life out of Prestonians. Thousands of visitors are expected to brave the scare experience which makes you work your way through a maze of actors telling you their tales in a sickening plot line. Jason Karl, chief creative executive for […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share