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New canopy trialled in bid to improve conditions in Preston Market Hall

Canopy prototype above one of the Market Hall walkways A prototype section of a proposed canopy design has been temporarily installed in Preston’s Market Hall. The installation follows Preston City Council‘s agreement for a major investment scheme to improve […]

10 hours ago
How these deserving Preston causes will benefit from local shoppers

The Space Centre in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Paul Melling A dozen deserving local causes are set to receive funding whenever people go shopping over the next year, thanks to the Co-op Local Community Fund. The Co-op recently welcomed the […]

1 day ago
Preston’s College to host ‘Hidden Talent’ event to highlight the benefits of employing refugees

Entrance to Preston's College in St Vincents Road in Fulwood Preston’s College is hosting an event on Tuesday to educate organisations on the benefits of employing refugees. The event is designed to help employers understand the law and overseas qualifications […]

2 days ago
New women’s business networking group launching in Preston

Businesswomen Pic: rawpixel from Pixabay A new women’s business networking group aimed at connecting local professional women is set to launch in Preston. The Athena Network will debut with a pop-up event in The Fulwood […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston woman to launch ‘permanent food festival’ with local producers

Jane (right) A Preston woman is launching a new initiative that will bring together some of the city’s best food and drink producers. Jane Cuthbertson from Penwortham owns the award-winning independent wine […]

3 days ago
Pictures from the first ever Big PNE Sleep Out at Deepdale

More than 300 people unrolled their sleeping bags and showed their support for the homeless in Preston. The Big PNE Sleep Out saw individuals, couples, friends and big groups from […]

4 days ago
New Co-op to open in what was Checco’s restaurant in Fulwood

A former restaurant in Fulwood is set to become a convenience store. Checco’s, on the corner of Watling Street Road and Lytham Road, closed down suddenly in November 2017 and […]

4 days ago
Big PNE Sleep Out on course to smash donations target

Bedding down at the Big PNE Sleep Out Pic: Donna Clifford Preston rallied together to raise what looks set to be one of the single largest fundraising totals for charity in the city’s history. As The Foxton Centre marks their 50th […]

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