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Boxing Day bus services to run more often as Preston Bus boost Christmas shopping

Preston Bus services are to run more often for the Boxing Day sales Pic: Keith Sergeant Bolstered Boxing Day bus services are to run in Preston this Christmas. Preston Bus has announced additional buses compared to previous years with many services running as often as every […]

5 months ago
Cumbria floods: Preston Muslim volunteers deliver aid and help clear up effort

Volunteers delivering the aid parcels in Cumbria A group of 40 volunteers took to the storm battered ends of Cumbria to distribute donated aid and to clean-up the damage caused by Storm Desmond. The Quwwatul Islam education […]

5 months ago
Preston People’s Canopy pops up in Hong Kong festival

DSC_3962-1 The giant red canopy used for the Lancashire Encounters festival in Preston has now made it half way around the world. Known as the People’s Canopy the large structure is […]

5 months ago
Cumbria floods: How Preston warehouse effort has become the frontline in providing relief

prestonflood A Preston shop owner has put her life on hold to help people affected by the Cumbria and Lancashire floods. Janey Deakin finds herself running the only warehouse outside Cumbria for […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Harris Open returns with 250 local artists hanging on the walls of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Jon Finch says he wants to bring the Harris "into the 21st century" Pic: Tony Worrall The artwork of Prestonians is currently hanging on the walls of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. A celebration of local artistic talent the Harris Open has been running for […]

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Preston flood warning: River Ribble at Samlesbury and Walton le Dale no longer on alert

The Ribble at Walton le Dale The River Ribble had a flood warning in force once more covering the stretch from Samlesbury to Walton-le-Dale. Environment Agency teams had been monitoring the water levels due to heavy […]

5 months ago
UCLan appoints temporary boss Professor Mike Thomas on permanent basis

Professor Mike Thomas The caretaker boss at the University of Central Lancashire has been given the hot seat on a permanent basis. Professor Mike Thomas has been in the role since April this […]

5 months ago
Cedarwood Coffee to start serving alcohol with later opening hours

The Cedarwood in Winckley Street Pic: Tony Worrall A city centre coffee shop is applying to be able to sell alcohol. The Cedarwood in Winckley Street would be able to service booze with new later opening hours. Opened […]

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