Sponsored: Don’t miss Preston’s torchlight parade and fantastic firework display

Torchlight Parade promo shot Head into Preston on Saturday 2 October from 7pm, to be mesmerised by the Mayor of Preston’s Covid Thank You torchlight parade, followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Firstly, enjoy […]

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Preston musician swaps drum sticks for pen to write children’s book

Mark Whiteside A Preston musician has swapped his drum sticks for a pen to write a children’s book. Mark Whiteside, who plays in cult band Evil Blizzard, has penned The Car Gnome. […]

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In pictures: A diverse celebration of county culture at Lancashire Encounter 2021

This first weekend of the Lancashire Encounter arts festival was a roaring success, with Prestonians gathering to celebrate the county’s diverse cultural offer. Having kicked off on Friday 17 September […]

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Preston woman receives ‘overwhelming response’ after competing on ITV’s Beat the Chasers

A Prestonian last weekend appeared on ITV’s Beat the Chasers to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Forensic psychology lecturer Samantha Walkden applied for the show to commemorate her Grandma […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston family firm’s behind-the-scenes YouTube channel gains 1.2 million views

Max Walker-Williams A Preston family firm’s YouTube channel has gained 1.2 million views in a matter of months. Walker and Williams run businesses including Luxury House Share, No.10 Hotel and The Winckley […]

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Grimsargh St. Michael’s Church invites residents to ‘A Festival of Angels’ this weekend

Grimsargh St. Michael’s Church has invited residents to celebrate angels during a special festival this weekend. On Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 September, St. Michael’s is celebrating both spiritual messengers […]

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Penwortham sports hub ‘a step closer to reality’ following land transfer agreement

South Ribble Council has this week approved an 18-acre land transfer for the development of the Penwortham sports hub. The council will also receive up to ÂŁ650,000 for the upkeep […]

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Preston band The Avenhams aiming to park themselves in music lovers’ memories

The Avenhams' Jaz Newly formed Preston band The Avenhams are setting their sights on the big time. The band added its final member – their ‘missing jigsaw piece’ – earlier this year and […]

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