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Hollyoaks star Sarah-Jane Buckley to perform music of Eva Cassidy at Songbird

Hollyoaks star Sarah-Jane Buckley will tell the story of legendary singer of Eva Cassidy. Eva Cassidy released some remarkable music before her untimely death at the age of 33. Her music has found a wonderful outlet in the talented actress. Sarah-Jane is considered one of the world’s leading Eva Cassidy performers having spent years perfecting her performances. She said: “I wanted to bring her truly […]

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Deepdale stadium holds special Christmas carols concert

More than 1,000 people sung their hearts out in Deepdale on Monday for a special carol concert. The special event remembered the Christmas truce of 1914 between the British and German soldiers in the First World War. Carols rung out across the ground and it included a poignant moment when Thorsten Stuckman, Preston North End’s German goalkeeper, took the microphone. He spoke in his mother […]

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Odeon cinema on Preston Docks applies for alcohol licence

A Preston cinema could serve you a beer with your movie if it is granted a license. Odeon Cinemas on the Docks has applied to sell booze from 11am to 1am every day of the week. Anyone wishing to comment on the licence application must email [email protected] by Friday 19 December.

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Preston foodbanks get funding boost ahead of Christmas

Two Preston foodbanks have received funding from the county council. Sahara and the Community Gateway Association have received £8,000 and £10,000 respectively. In the run up to Christmas the demand on these services, and especially into January, is expected to be increased. County Councillor Azhar Ali, cabinet member for health and wellbeing, said: “We’re living in times where some people don’t have enough money to […]

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Free classic film screening: Vote for Sci-fi nostalgia at The Continental

They Eat Culture & Future Preston Tours will collaborate again to bring you another classic film screening. There will be a free showing of a nostalgic film on Thursday, December 18th at 6.45pm in The Continental. You can vote for which film you’d like to see by visiting the appropriate event page here. If you want to attend, you can choose between Close Encounters of the […]

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Chain House Lane roadworks end as City Deal reaches first step

Major roadworks at Chain House Lane in Penwortham have come to an end. The A582 is the first step in a major £430 million project across Preston and South Ribble aimed at easing congestion. John Fillis, Lancashire County Council cabinet member for highways and transport, said: “This is an important landmark in the Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire City Deal project. “The improvements to Chain […]

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