The skyline of Moor Lane has changed dramatically in recent years

More student accommodation planned for Moor Lane

A new student block of flats could rise on Moor Lane to add to the existing student accommodation. A final house on Lodge Bank, Moor Lane, faces demolition and the site redeveloped as a 16-bed apartment block for students at the University of Central Lancashire. Fulwood developer Yvonne Walker has applied for permission to demolish and build. A statement with the application says: “There is […]

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Razorrawks debuts video for House of Frauds

Hip-hop act Razorrawks unveiled his debut video this week with House of Frauds. The video, which premiered on The Ark Preston on Sunday evening, was made by local video outfit Peter and the Wolf Productions. Razorrawks works out of a studio in Leyland and has dubbed his style as “flat cap rap.” He said: “House Of Frauds is about being true to yourself, I want […]

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Runners taking part in last year's Run Preston

Run Preston 2014: Registration opens for 10k and 5k

Registration for the 2014 Run Preston event has opened. Runners can register for the 5k and 10k which take place on Sunday 28 September. The event is now organised by the Fylde Coast Running club after Preston City Council passed over the reins to the event which attracts more than 1,500 runners each year. The Fylde club organises half marathons and marathons including the Blackpool […]

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Fulwood Leisure Centre opens new exercise studio

The new exercise studio at Fulwood Leisure Centre officially opened on Sunday. Mayoress Veronica Afrin cut the ribbon to let the first exercisers in to take part in taster classes. For £1 there were lots of short sessions available showcasing the range of classes available during the open day. The second exercise studio means the leisure centre can hold more than 100 classes a week. […]

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Whitsuntide Fair returns to Flag Market

One of Preston’s oldest annual events takes place from Saturday in the city centre. The Whitsuntide Fun Fair sprawls across the Flag Market and surrounding streets. Rides are open from 10am to 8pm from Saturday 24 May to Tuesday 27 May. Families have packed the centre of the city during the Bank Holiday weekend for centuries in the search for fun. Traditional fair ground rides […]

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Courtauld’s factory memories shared at community event

Former workers at the Courtauld’s factory have met to recall the working life. The textiles factory was knocked down in the 1980s but a new community project aims to piece together its past. At St Matthews Mission on Saturday a number of workers and those who had memories of the factory came together. Gary Cunliffe’s film showcasing archive pictures of Courtauld’s was shown. A talk […]

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