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Police arrest four teenagers in Fulwood nursery fire investigation

Firefighters at blaze at Highfield Priory Nursery Pic: @LancashireFRS / Twitter Police have arrested four 14-year-old boys on suspicion of arson after a large fire at a Fulwood school. Lancashire Police attended the scene at Highfield Priory Nursery in Fulwood at around 7.25pm […]

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Lancashire County Council calls for clarity on local fracking consent

Anti Fracking Protest in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire County Council this month has urged the government to clarify how residents will give consent for local fracking sites. The council has asked the government to ensure that local […]

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Friends of Winckley Square donates £2,800 to Ukrainian child refugees

The Friends of Winckley Square group has donated £2,809 in ticket sales to Preston Red Cross to help Ukrainian child refugees fleeing the Russian invasion. Since they were established in […]

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The Ferret to host two top UK poets this September

Leading poets Luke Wright and Harry Baker will bring their UK tours to The Ferret this September as Preston enjoys a ‘growing reputation’ as a ‘cult destination’ for spoken word. […]

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UCLan Confucius Institute to host ‘World Health Qigong Day’ event

UCLan's Student Centre and University Square The UCLan Confucius Institute will host a ‘World Health Qigong Day and Chinese Moon Festival’ event at University Square later this month. On Sunday, 11 September, from 10.30am to 12.00pm, […]

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Lancashire Game and Country Festival to return

Lancashire residents are to enjoy a range of country, culinary and sporting activities as the Game and Country Festival returns next weekend. On 10 and 11 September, guests will enjoy […]

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Cottam grandad completes 66-mile Salford to Blackpool cycle for Rosemere

A Cottam grandad has completed a 66-mile cycle from Media City in Salford to Blackpool Tower to raise £385 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Cottam’s Michael Riding, 68, raised funds to […]

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Preston North End mental health scheme to help children transition to high school

Children enjoying the Holiday Activities and Food Programme Pic: Ian Robinson / Preston North End A Preston North End trust has appointed a mental health officer to support children from five local primary schools with their transition to high school. Preston North End Community and […]

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