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Caribbean Carnival King and Queens light up Preston flag market

Preston Caribbean Carnival King and Queen Preston flag market was awash with sound and colour yesterday afternoon, playing stage to King and Queens vying to lead the Caribbean Carnival procession next weekend. On one of the […]

12 years ago
Preston Now and Then photo exhibition opens to the public

Preston Now and Then A long-awaited photo exhibition opened to the public today, offering a fascinating glimpse into Preston’s history. The ‘Preston Now and Then’ exhibition, collected and curated by Lea photographer Bernie Blackburn, […]

12 years ago
Katherine Jenkins to sing at Preston Guild’s Proms in the Park

Katherine Jenkins Welsh opera star Katherine Jenkins will perform with Jos√©¬†Carreras at the Proms in the Park in September. Katherine, who has sold seven million records worldwide, will¬†prepare for her appearance¬†at the […]

12 years ago
The Continental celebrates another successful Beer Festival

The Continental 8th Beer Festival The Continental pub wrapped up its annual Beer Festival yesterday evening, and it’s safe to say that it was bigger and better than ever. Although it rained on and off […]

12 years ago
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Inaugural Preston parkrun proves popular with runners

Preston parkrun Preston’s first parkrun got off to a flying start yesterday, with one hundred runners turning out for the inaugural event on Avenham Park. The parkrun began at 9am underneath the […]

12 years ago
Preston’s first parkrun: A step in the right direction

Avenham Park Will Buckley, co-organiser of Preston’s first ever parkrun, offers us his thoughts on the day’s events. At, 7:45am this morning, Michael Ash-McMahon and I met to mark out the course […]

12 years ago
Hundreds gather on Preston park for Guild 5k

Start of the Preston Guild 5k Yesterday morning, hundreds of people took part in the Preston Guild 5k race, the first in a series of Guild races that will take place in the city throughout the […]

12 years ago
Preston radio presenters defeat celebs in charity football match

Rock FM versus Celebrities Charity Football Match Presenters from Preston’s leading radio station defeated a team of celebrities and ex-pros yesterday, in a charity football match at Bamber Bridge FC’s QED Stadium. Yesterday afternoon, a team of […]

12 years ago
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