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Guild Wheel charity bike ride to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice

Matt Kersey, Helping Hand Chairman and Stuart Derbyshire, Cycle Ride Organiser, with the sponsored cycle shirts A charity bike ride covering the Preston Guild Wheel is taking place to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice. The ride is part of Leyland Trucks’ annual Factory to Festival charity […]

6 days ago
Savour and sample Syrian cuisine with the launch of new Leyland Bistro

Food on offer at the Syrian Bistro A new Syrian Bistro is set to open in Leyland as part of a unique Syrian refugee resettlement programme. The idea behind the launch is to encourage resettled families to […]

6 days ago
Cities think-tank offers figures for why Preston is seeing a resurgence

Preston's skyline from the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s regularly making the headlines for its economic model and surging its way up the best places to live. But what are the figures underlying this change in fortunes for […]

1 week ago
UCLan confirms who will build its new student centre on Adelphi Square

This is what the new public square will look like on what was the Adelphi roundabout A new £60million student centre at Preston’s university is to be built by a Derbyshire-based firm. Bowmer and Kirkland have been appointed to build the student centre which will face […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Amended Preston tram plans for test Deepdale line lodged

One of the trams which could come to Preston, and an artist impression of the Deepdale station Preston’s pilot tram line has seen a new planning application lodged. Part of the former Longridge to Preston railway line is due to be brought back into use for by […]

1 week ago
Honours for UCLan dentist just as he is set to hang up his toothbrush

Richard Welbury with the 'phantom head' at UCLan dental school A Preston-based dentist has been recognised for 40 years of making people smile. Professor Richard Welbury has been given the Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday […]

1 week ago
Water sports centre being built as part of Ribby Hall Village development

A new lake is being created at Ribby Hall Village A holiday resort on the edge of Preston has been granted permission to expand further. Ribby Hall Village is investing £7million in the Reeds Bay development. A 22-acre site will […]

2 weeks ago
Man shows Preston pride with tattoo of Harris Museum

The Harris tattoo on Bartosz Parzych's bicep A local man has a permanent reminder of his home town after getting a tattoo of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. Bartosz Parzych was tattooed by his friend Gabriel […]

2 weeks ago
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