UCLan professor receives service award for Astronomy

A professor at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been presented with an award for his lifetime commitment to public outreach and service to astronomy. The Royal Astronomical Society’s […]

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Ingol Library to host second inclusive storytime

Ingol Library will be hosting a second Rainbow storytime in February which will tie in with LGBTQ+ history month. The session will run on Saturday, 5th February at 10:30am at […]

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New Scout group for four-five-year-olds launches in Leyland

A new Scout group for children aged four and five years old has launched in Leyland. Squirrels is a new group in the Scouting programme, which offers a positive, safe […]

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Preston is amongst the top 25 UK cities for independent businesses

An almost empty Friargate in Preston city centre on Monday 1 February Pic: Tony Worrall A study that looked at which UK city has the strongest economy for small businesses, has placed Preston in the top 25 cities. Preston took 24th place in the list […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Latest Preston planning applications for December 23 to January 7

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the latest Preston planning applications registered with Preston City Council for December 23 to January 7. Discharge of conditions 5 (Phasing Strategy), 8 (Site Investigation), 13 (Ecology), 14 […]

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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week January 8 to 14

A very cold looking Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall This week was the first full week at work after the festive period for many people. With the return to work and normal day to day activities, we’ve tried to […]

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Penwortham dog owners group gets tails wagging

A woman who set up a community group for local dog owners and small, dog-friendly businesses has seen the group grow over recent months and support local businesses. Penwortham Barks […]

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Preston bookseller goes virtual with love of reading and walking

A bookseller from Preston has turned to YouTube to share his passion for walking and reading. Max Doughty aims to read his height in books every year, an impressive 6 […]

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