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Spectacular Freestyle Stunt event at Moor Park

Circus Vegas hits Moor Park in Preston from Wednesday 22 January to Sunday 26 January. Billed as the first very UK bigtop freestyle motocross display the five night stunt extravaganza shows features riders from the Extreme Stunt Show. Expect a spectacular freestyle ride featuring FMX athletes jumping 50ft in the air pulling acrobatic stunts. Extreme FMX are Europe’s Top Freestyle team, masters of motocross freestyle. […]

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The Attendees At The Unveiling Ceremony

Grand opening of ‘The Mike Atkins Way’ Guild Wheel section

On Friday afternoon 17th January, a number of people attended the official grand opening of a section of the Guild Wheel in Avenham Park, extending alongside the River Ribble from the Union Railway Bridge, adjacent to the Continental Hotel, to The Boulevard in Frenchwood. This section of the Guild Wheel has been named ‘The Mike Atkins Way’ in honour of the man himself for all the […]

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Portfolio Review Sessions for Artists

There are still a few spaces left on the Harris Museum and Art Gallery’s portfolio review sessions this Saturday. The 45 minute sessions can be booked with UCLAN’s Lubaina Himid, Professor of Contemporary Art or Clarissa Corfe, Exhibitions Officer, Harris Museum & Art Gallery. They can offer advice to artists on how to approach a gallery and give feedback on your portfolio, website and statement. […]

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Notable people of Preston: Sydney Knowles BEM, a Preston born hero

Part two: Sidney in World War II and beyond   The day is September 3rd 1939, World War II has broken out and Sydney Knowles has turned eighteen years of age. Sydney chose this day to join the Royal Navy, not knowing what life had in store for him. He spent the first years aboard various ships on convoy duty and U-boat patrols. The first ship […]

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Preston’s Space Centre: a success story in the making

The Preston Space Multisensory Centre is the result of much planning and a great deal of hard work on behalf of the , staff and all who have been instrumental in creating this fabulous facility for people with special needs of any age range. Hilary Holden, the Fundraising Coordinator, said “Preston is very fortunate to have this magnificent multisensory centre which is the largest of […]

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Preston RSPCA in plea for dog food

Preston’s only animal rescue centre, the RSPCA Preston & District Branch, is calling on all their dedicated supporters. Constantly faced with closure due to lack of funding the centre is asking for your help and donate dog food. They are currently housing many large dogs eating chappie biscuits which means they are running very low. If anyone is looking to donate some dog food, they […]

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