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In pictures: Supercars roar into Preston city centre

Preston’s Flag Market was the place to be on Sunday for motoring enthusiasts as SuperCar owners brought their gleaming vehicles to the city centre. The event, organised by Preston City Council and the Northwest SuperCar Club attracted lots of interest from curious shoppers too. The sports cars took turns to start up their engines and the throaty roar of horsepower reverberated around the city centre […]

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HMS Charger during visit to Preston in November 2013

Preston’s adopted navy ship HMS Charger at the Docks

Preston’s adopted ship the HMS Charger is at the Docks on Saturday. The Royal Navy ship which was formally adopted by the city during the Preston Guild has returned. It steams into the docks around 10.45am and is opening its doors to the public between 1pm and 4pm on Saturday. The ship will be moored at the Marina’s visitor jetty. It stays until midday on […]

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Moor Park pavilion is the meeting point for the sporting events

Free sporting sessions to be held in Moor Park

Sporting taster sessions for children and young people in Preston are to be held. Branded as the Summer of Sport, Moor Park is to host free sporting events for 11 to 25 year olds. Throughout the summer on Mondays there will be boxing, hockey and more in the park. Councillor Veronica Afrin, cabinet member for culture and leisure, said: “The Summer of Sport programme is […]

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Preston Korfball Club host their first tournament

Korfball came to Preston in the last few days with the club hosting their first tournament. It took place in Freckleton and saw Preston Korfball Club compete against teams from across the North West. Preston unfortunately couldn’t win their own tournament, with Manchester Warriors the victors – beating Manchester City in the final. The tournament was blessed with blazing sunshine. Korfball was started in the […]

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Messing around at Brockholes

Summer holidays: Things to do with the kids near Preston

  The summer holidays. Now there’s a three words which can strike fear in to the hearts of every parent. It’s not just the prospect of having to entertain the children for six weeks which causes stress in otherwise well-grounded adults. There’s also the cost. A family day out to a theme park, zoo or museum can easily cost over £100 – and that’s before […]

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One of the friendly engines at the Ribble Steam Railway

Ribble Steam Railway preparing for Friendly Engines event

The Ribble Steam Railway on Preston’s Docks is preparing for the return of the Friendly Engines. All the engines running during the weekend of Saturday 19 July and Sunday 20 July have their faces painted. The museum located at the railway has a Prototype Deltic diesel locomotive which was built in the city not far from the railway, and is currently on loan from the […]

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