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Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival returning for 2024 to spread music and culture across the city

Prestonians enjoying Jazzin’ the Park on Winckley Square in 2023 Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is returning for 2024 with 26 exciting music and culture-related activities taking place across the city. The three-week festival is set to ignite the city […]

2 days ago
Fulwood nursery raises over £1,000 in memory of colleague

The event had a BBQ, face painting and a raffle. Pic: Evergreen's Evergreen Early Years in Preston hosted a charity Spring fair last week, raising over £1,000 in memory of their much missed friend and colleague. The annual event, open to families […]

2 days ago
UCLan student becomes first person to win vet award for her dedication and professionalism

Natasha Hetzel, Linnaeus Veterinary Education Manager, winning student Alexandra Laws and Dr Peter Holland, Associate Dean within the School of Veterinary Medicine. Pic: UCLan A vet student from the University of Central Lancashire has been the first person to receive an award which recognised her dedication and professionalism. Alexandra Laws, an undergraduate on the […]

7 days ago
Leyland couple appeal for more people to adopt children with additional needs in Preston

Alison and Barbara who have adopted three children together. Pic: Barbara A couple from Leyland are supporting a Preston adoption agencies appeal for more adoptive parents for children with additional needs. Barbara and Alison, who have been together for 16 years, […]

1 week ago
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UCLan professor to host talk on how he went from the back of a cop car to the front of a ‘copter

Professor Stuart Maitland-Knibb Professor Stuart Maitland-Knibb is a world-leading expert in delivering urgent care and emergency medicine in remote locations – however his journey to the top of his profession has been anything but straightforward. […]

1 week ago
UCLan helps business land deal with Aldi on Channel 4 show

The newly packaged nut and chocolate clusters. Pic: UCLan The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has helped a local business land a major contact with supermarket chain, Aldi. The university’s Innovation Clinic supported Cluster Club, a Blackburn-based confectionery business […]

1 week ago
Fulwood school shortlisted for Independent Prep School of the Year 

Children at Highfield Priory School in Fulwood. A school in Fulwood has been shortlisted for Independent Prep School of the Year. Highfield Priory School, on Fulwood Row, was shortlisted for the Times Educational Supplement Schools Awards, often […]

1 week ago
Fulwood prep school to host summer carnival

Children at last year's event enjoying the carnival rides. Pic: St Pius X Prep School A school in Fulwood is hosting a Summer Carnival event. St Pius X Catholic Preparatory School, on Garstang Road, are inviting the local community to join them for a family […]

2 weeks ago
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