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What could the Lancashire bid to be UK City of Culture 2025 bring to Preston?

Organisations around Lancashire are teaming up to put the county up for the UK City of Culture 2025, but what could the bid bring to Preston? Lancashire is up against […]

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The great Switcheroo – Preston city centre nightclub WILL reopen tonight

Switch: Pic Tony Worrall Switch nightclub in the city centre WILL reopen tonight, despite earlier confirmation that it had been banned from doing so. Following fresh external legal advice, Preston City Council has late this […]

2 days ago
Switch nightclub banned from reopening tonight

Switch nightclub Pic: Tony Worrall Switch nightclub has been banned from reopening tonight (Saturday 1 August). Preston City Council moved to clarify the situation in a tweet this afternoon, ahead of Switch’s planned reopening after […]

2 days ago
Lostock Hall entrepreneur helping families stay connected through lockdown

Magical Story Jars creator, Beth De Nobrega The unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic has meant millions of people have had to reshape their lifestyles and relationships with family and friends. Communities have been forced to find new ways to […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Safety action plan aims to bring people back to Preston city centre

Preston City Council has submitted an action plan to Central Government, designed to encourage people to return to the city centre safely as part of the European Regional Development Fund’s […]

5 days ago
Bamber Bridge construction firm raising awareness of high suicide rate in the industry

Neil Conlon Bamber Bridge firm Conlon Construction is looking to raise awareness of high suicide rates in the industry through a new partnership with mental health charity Lancashire Mind. Conlon Construction has […]

6 days ago
Get out with the kids as Preston’s leisure venues begin to re-open

As leisure venues are given the green light by government to re-open their doors, families are ready to get back to some fun activities outside of the home. Some leisure […]

1 week ago
Garstang entrepreneur receives publicity boost from former Dragon

Jen and her daughter A Garstang‐based children’s board game business has received a boost in publicity from Retail Entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. Jen Shillitoe, founder of Little Acorn Games, tweeted Theo about her business during Small Business Sunday (SBS) and was one […]

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