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Half price travel for kids over summer holidays

Preston Bus announce a return of their cut price summer fares for kids Over the summer the City Network Child Flat Fare will be halved to 50p The long school Summer holidays are almost here and Preston Bus want to see the kids travelling about. From Saturday 19 July to Sunday 31 August, the normal child flat fare of £1.00 will be cut to just […]

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The show inside St Peter's Arts Centre on campus

Preston students strut their stuff at graduate fashion show

Fashion students at a Preston university have been showing off their creations. A fashion show took place with the St Peter’s Arts Centre turned into a catwalk. Students at the University of Central Lancashire have been winning awards for their eye-catching creations. The outfits on show had been showcased at London Graduate Fashion Week but the students returned to Preston to show off their designs. […]

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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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Artist interview: Dawn Jackson’s glass designs

Searching for a cheery gift to brighten up someone’s day? Look no further. The Harris Museum and Shop has gone dotty over Dawn Jackson’s glass designs. She makes little glass sailing boats and jewel bright fish set on driftwood, as well as colourful glass coasters, at prices which won’t empty your purse (or wallet!). How long have you been working with glass? I have been […]

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Action from the korfball tournament

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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The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP in Preston

Transport Minister in Preston outlines how government funding will boost city

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin, recently visited sites across England receiving a share of billions of pounds of Local Growth Deal investment. The new deal, that will see £3 billion of government funding for new local transport schemes, is the largest investment of its kind for more than a decade. Of this, around £1.8 billion is for over 200 projects starting next year with a further […]

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