Preparations for the St Catherine's Moonlight and Memories Walk

St Catherine’s Hospice Moonlight Walk: Nearly £65,000 raised by walkers

Hundreds of people turned out to raise nearly £65,000 for a Preston hospice. The annual Moonlight Walk for St Catherine’s Hospice saw the 13.4 mile walk around the hospice grounds and then around Lostock Hall and Penwortham take place despite the forecasts of very heavy rain. It didn’t dampen the walkers spirits as they ploughed on and raised tens of thousands for charity. A big […]

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Dental surgery could open in Sainsbury’s Deepdale store

A new dental surgery could be opening within a Preston supermarket. The Centre for Dentistry have agreed to lease a 1,200 square foot section of the Sainsbury’s Deepdale store. Two dentists and one hygienist will work out of the surgery which aims to have flexible opening hours to be suitable for family use. The surgery would be open from 8am to 8pm on weekdays, and […]

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Man in hospital after fire at Ashton house

A man has been taken to hospital following a suspected arson attack in Preston. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service dispatched a crew to a house on Howarth Road, Tulketh, Ashton on Ribble, just after 6pm on Saturday. A damage report showed extensive fire damage to the property. One man has suffered serious burns following the fire. Lancashire Police said they believe the fire was started […]

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Wartime dancing night at Masonic Hall

A wartime swing and jazz dance night is taking place at Preston’s Masonic Hall. Lindy Hop and Swing Dance are the order of the night at the Wartime Vintage Jive Ball. It takes place on Friday 20 June from 7.30pm to midnight at the venue on Saul Street. Vintage vehicles from the period will also be parked up outside the Hall. Alongside the jiving there […]

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In pictures: Classic cuts from 53 Degrees gigs

53 Degrees has announced it will be closing its doors to the public after Christmas and not booking any new gigs. We’re taking the opportunity to look back at some of the big names who have graced the stage in both the venues within the building. The 1,500-capacity main venue has seen some huge names including the likes of Kasabian and one of its most […]

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The Struts performing at The Ferret

In pictures: The Struts, Then Thickens and Little Icarus at The Ferret

While the big silver venue across the road might be preparing to shut up shop for live music, The Ferret is going strong. It saw up and coming rockers The Struts headline a busy show with their power-pop rock. The Derby-based band are about to release their debut album Everybody Wants at the end of July. Single Put Your Money On Me is currently doing […]

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