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In pictures: Grimsargh Field Day 2024 enjoys sunkissed day on The Green

Grimsargh’s Field Day returned for the annual parade and fun on Grimsargh Green. Organised by the village’s Field Day Committee it attracted more than 2,000 people to support the events. […]

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Team from Lostock Alehouse trek 60kg barrel of beer up Scafell Pike for Rosemere

Ben (front far right) and the team celebrate having reached the summit. Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation A team of regulars from a Preston pub have raised more than £5,000 for charity by summiting Scafell Pike while carrying a barrel of beer. The team, from the Lostock […]

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Opinion: Focus on ‘run down’ Preston continues to baffle me

Avenham Park “…in a dire state, with numerous boarded up shops and a general sense of neglect”. So concluded a member of the public speaking to candidates to become the next MP […]

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Designs for exciting new Longridge events space to be produced

Ideas for Towneley Garden Design ideas for a new landscaped events space in a Ribble Valley town are to be produced this summer, after borough councillors backed an initial £10,000 contract for work by a […]

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Physical and mental illness causing stubbornly high absence rate at Lancashire County Council

County Hall in Preston. Pic: Blog Preston A raft of physical and mental illnesses are causing a stubbornly high sickness absence rate at Lancashire County Council, cabinet members have been told. The number of workers needing medical […]

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We try the pie, seize the cheese and take the steak from this New Longton Farmer’s Market

My last review featured a surprisingly excellent cheese pie from Alston Pub and Dining, and there were a couple of recommendations in the comments telling me to try a cheese […]

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Instagram famous artist from Preston set to release book with UCLan Publishing

Kerri's first book, 'A Book to Brighten Your Day.' Pic: Kerri Cunningham An Instagram famous artist from Preston is set to release her second book this year in collaboration with UCLan Publishing. Kerri Cunningham, a 36-year-old mum of three, runs Murphy’s Sketches, […]

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Saree-Speak event saw over 100 women coming together to celebrate traditional dress

There was a fashion show at the event in Chorley. Pic: Barkha Rani An event, held in Chorley, saw more than 100 Asian women coming together to celebrate the saree. The Saree-Speak is part of a worldwide movement started by Vini Tondon in […]

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