The Tickled Trout was evacuated due to the blaze

Fire crews put out blaze at Tickled Trout Hotel

A Preston hotel was closed on Saturday afternoon after a fire in its restaurant. The Tickled Trout hotel at Samlesbury saw four fire crews arrive to tackle the fire. Around 2.56pm the crews were called out to the hotel on Preston New Road. A fault in the electricial wiring on the ground floor of the hotel is thought to have caused the blaze. Fire crews […]

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Preston fashion students to showcase outfits at Fishergate Shopping Centre

Prestonians are to be given a fashion show by city university students on Thursday. The show at Fishergate Shopping Centre showcases outfits from third year fashion promotion students at the University of Central Lancashire. Outfits are on display from the likes of Debenhams, Strawberry Moon, Evans, Temptation and Designer Menswear. The event takes place from 7pm on Thursday 27 November and is free to attend. […]

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New £20 million engineering building planned for UCLan’s Preston campus

A £20 million engineering centre is to be built at a Preston university campus. The University of Central Lancashire has unveiled plans for a new Engineering Innovation Centre in the city. On Thursday the university unveiled its proposals for the centre to North West businesses in the engineering sector. Architects drawing have already been produced showing how the new state-of-the-art building could look on the […]

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Dawood Fard gives students insight into how his Preston firm went global Pic: Dhanesh Rathod

Young Preston entrepreneurs inspire Preston’s College students with talk

Two Preston entrepreneurs have spoken at a Preston college about their journey to success. Dawood Fard, 26 and Sam Marsh, 23, visited Preston’s College in Fulwood to speak as part of Global Entrepreneurship. Marsh founded Jigsaw Fitness which develops and supplies equipment to the likes of Fitness First gyms and also specialist equipments to Wigan Warriors rugby league side. Centurus is founded by Fard and […]

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Plungington armed robberies: Chorley man charged

A Chorley man has been charged in connection with an armed raid in Plungington. Kenneth Goldthorpe, 40, of Chorley Road, Adlington, Chorley, is accused of two counts of robbery and possession of an offensive weapon. Police were called just before 6pm on Tuesday to reports of a robbery at Lily and Eve hairdressers on Villiers Street. Staff were threatened with a knife before the man […]

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Preston Roller Girls to carry rivalry with Blackpool over on December 6

Preston Roller Girls will take on Blackpool Roller Derby Team on Saturday, December 6. The bout will see the famous Preston vs Blackpool rivalry carried over into new levels. And we doubt other sports will have managed to match the intensity and competitiveness that will be on display here. Lou Taylor, of PRG, said: “It’s doubly exciting due to the historic local sports rivalry plus […]

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