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Pokemon Go pokewalk to take place in Preston

Players use their mobile phones to locate Pokemon Pokemon collectors are being invited to the city’s first ever Pokewalk. The Nintendo game has been taking the world by storm and those playing the game through their phones are […]

2 months ago
How to see common terns at Preston Docks

A common tern feeding a chick Pic: Billy Matthews There’s a star turn at Preston Docks during the weeks ahead. Hundreds of common terns are nesting at the Marina with around 130 pairs spotted. The RSPB is running a […]

2 months ago
These are Preston’s hidden gems

hiddengems Sometimes Preston doesn’t get painted in the best light, but tens of thousands of us choose to live here and we know the corners of tranquillity that make it a […]

2 months ago
Brian May and Kerry Ellis announce UK Christmas Tour coming to the Guild Hall

Brian May and Kerry Ellis Preston Guild Hall has been selected as one of the venues to host the UK Candlelit Christmas Concert Tour featuring Queen star Brian May and singing sensation Kerry Ellis on […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Entertain the kids with Michael Foreman’s colourful illustrations

One of Michael's colourful creations One of Britain’s best-known illustrators Michael Foreman is to have his work displayed at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. He has been creating children’s books for more than 50 […]

3 months ago
Preston Pedalfest to see distance rides and short cycles by the River Ribble

Cycle ride in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Putting your feet to the pedals is the order of the day on a Sunday later in July. Two long-distance cycle rides are taking place during Pedalfest. Preston’s first cycling […]

3 months ago
Lancashire Fringe Festival launches in Preston

joanne tremarco4 Lancashire Fringe Festival is the new performance arts show launching in Preston on 15th-16th July at Ham & Jam Coffee Shop, Lancaster Road. The free event will showcase the country’s […]

3 months ago
Music garden party coming to Bank Hall near Preston

13343021_10153925512253961_6486713606880799324_n Music at the Mansion is a unique music garden party being held for charity at the stunning and historical manor house, Bank Hall, Bretherton, on Sunday 3 July. A variety of […]

3 months ago
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