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Lancashire Business Expo returns for sixth year at Preston Guild Hall

The Business Expo 2015 in the Guild Hall The Lancashire Business Expo is returning for a sixth year at Preston Guild Hall. The free event is the largest cross-sector SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) business exhibition in Lancashire. […]

3 weeks ago
New urban art celebrates Preston’s rich heritage

The finished mural at Slingers A new piece of urban art is celebrating Preston’s rich heritage. The mural has been created at Slingers Ironmongers by Preston-born graffiti artist Shawn Sharpe. It features some of the […]

4 weeks ago
Preston entrepreneur says 2020 could be the year of the ‘side hustle’

Richard Fletcher An entrepreneur from Preston is encouraging people to consider embarking on a side hustle during 2020. Richard Fletcher successfully turned his own side hustle – an American term for an […]

4 weeks ago
Roccia Preston showroom expansion enters final phase

Roccia showroom exterior Tile supplier Roccia is set to complete the final phase of its showroom expansion. Already the UK’s largest independent tile, bath and kitchen showroom, the development will see the shop […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement How these kind-hearted builders want to start a ‘DIY SOS’ service in Preston

John Pickthall and Ryan Seaman Two kind-hearted Preston builders are looking for public support to start a DIY SOS-style service for local people in need. John Pickthall from Pcb Builders and Ryan Seaman from RMS […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Domestic Violence Services to increase support through ‘Tampon Tax’ funding

Nicola Danber and April Rankin, of UR Potential in Blackpool, who successfully applied for the first round of funding from the Lancashire Women’s Fund. Preston Domestic Violence Service (PDVS) has been awarded a £9,628 grant to increase the support it can offer women affected by domestic abuse. The money has been allocated through Lancashire […]

1 month ago
Preston entrepreneur partners with Google to help tradespeople find jobs

Nick Cole A Preston-born entrepreneur is helping tradespeople find jobs through a new partnership with Google. Founder and Managing Director of Get Work, Nick Cole, launches the automated lead generation service nationwide […]

1 month ago
Preston cinema to provide blankets and slippers to help banish Blue Monday gloom

Cinema-goers in the Vue Cinema recliners The third Monday of January has been dubbed the most miserable day of the year – but one Preston cinema is helping make sure customers have no need to succumb to sadness. […]

1 month ago
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