Preston Grasshoppers want to install artificial pitch

Grasshoppers First XV could play on artificial turf in future Pic: Mick Craig Preston Grasshoppers is applying to replace its turf pitch with artificial grass. The rugby club in Lightfoot Lane says it wants to boost usage of its main pitch, especially during […]

5 months ago
May half-term inspiration for what to do with the kids at Museum of Lancashire

Museum of Lancashire appearing on Children In Need Pic: Lancashire County Council Is the calendar looking a little bare for activities to do this late May half-term? There’s a host of activities taking place at the under-threat Museum of Lancashire. The museum […]

5 months ago
Mapped: Where Preston and South Ribble community buildings may close

Bamber Bridge and Fulwood libraries are threatened with closure Prestonians are being urged to tell politicians their views on closing childrens centres and libraries in Preston and South Ribble. Libraries in Fulwood, Bamber Bridge, Lostock Hall and Penwortham could […]

5 months ago
Builder avoids jail after drunken punch up at Ingol wedding

Preston Crown Court Pic: Tony Worrall A wedding guest was left with a broken nose after he was accused of flirting with another man’s girlfriend. Builder Ryan Mulliner, 22, from Preston, was told he was lucky […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Kingsfold Primary School to reopen after norovirus outbreak

Kingsfold Primary School was closed on Friday morning Pic: Google A Penwortham school shut due to an outbreak of norovirus is to be reopened on Monday. Kingsfold Primary School was closed by health officials on Friday morning after a large […]

5 months ago
Barnardo’s gets a record donation from Preston students

Barnardo's fundraising manager, centre, with students at UCLan Hiking, cycling and seeing how far they could get from Preston without a penny to their name is how a group of UCLan students have raised thousands for charity. More […]

5 months ago
Why was there a plane circling over Preston?

A Cessna was flying low over Preston late on Saturday night Pic: Wikimedia Commons A plane circling over the North West edge of Preston late on Saturday night caused alarm. The private Cessna 208b was doing loops in the Lea and Ingol area. Listed […]

5 months ago
How to apply to perform at Preston’s Lancashire Encounter festival

Miss Baines performing at last year's Lancashire Encounter Pic: Tony Worrall Artists from Preston and Lancashire are being offered the chance to create a show for a major arts festival in the city. Lancashire Encounter returns in late September to the […]

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