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Preston to host series of free ‘Get Stuck In’ holiday clubs this summer

Preston will host a series of free ‘Get Stuck In’ holiday clubs this summer to support families across the borough. A similar scheme ran successfully across Blackburn with Darwen last […]

3 days ago
Preston City Council supports county book festival tackling racial discrimination

Preston City Council has offered its support to a global book festival that aims to combat racial discrimination. The council has joined other organisations around Lancashire, including the Harris Museum […]

3 days ago
Preston city centre social enterprise fundraises to fix a broken window

A social enterprise in Preston city centre is fundraising to fix a broken window. Last week, the team at The Larder were heartbroken to discover one of the beautiful, large […]

6 days ago
Preston’s St George’s Church to host ‘Creation Crawl’ treasure hunt during summer holidays

Preston’s St George’s Church will host a weekly ‘Creation Crawl’ treasure hunt this summer for local young people across the city. During the treasure hunt, participants and their families will […]

7 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s ‘strong cultural and creative community’ highlighted as Lancashire revives bid for UK City of Culture 2025

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The Lancashire 2025 team has submitted an expression of interest for UK City of Culture 2025 following the axing of the original bid last month. The three-year process, in which […]

1 week ago
Discovering Preston’s former cinema sites (part three)

Over the past month, I’ve been discovering some of Preston’s former cinema sites with the aid of local historian John Cotterall’s book ‘Preston’s Palaces of Pleasure’. It has been wonderful […]

2 weeks ago
Penwortham Girls’ High School pupils design unity t-shirts for national competition

Creative pupils from a Penwortham high school have designed t-shirts for the national competition UNITEE. Penwortham Girls’ High School students created t-shirts inspired by the theme of unity. Each form […]

2 weeks ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 3 to 9

Preston's skyline along the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. Preston McDonald’s volunteers fundraised £11,000 during a district litter pick and the Euros Fan Zone sold […]

3 weeks ago
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