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Preston Santa Dash 2014: St Catherine’s Hospice to host annual sponsored run

Santa dash 2013 in the Hospice grounds The annual Santa Dash will see hundreds donning their red and white striped suits. It raises money for the St Catherine’s Hospice and one of their medical staff is swapping […]

5 years ago
Competition: Meet and Greet with Corrie star Marc Baylis at Preston Christmas Lights Switch On

Ever wanted to meet a Coronation Street star? Well now is your chance as Marc Baylis joins Preston’s Christmas Lights Switch On. We’ve teamed up with event organisers Preston Business […]

5 years ago
Coca-Cola Christmas Truck coming to Preston on November 29

The Coca Cola truck will make an appearance in Preston The Coca-Cola Christmas Truck will stop in Preston on November 29. The iconic sight of the Coca-Cola truck will visit the Flag Market in Preston from 1pm until 9pm. See […]

5 years ago
Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2014: Line up confirmed including The Christians and Marc Baylis

The Christians are to perform on the Flag Market The line-up for Preston’s Christmas Lights Switch On has been confirmed. The Christians and Corrie star Marc Baylis are to be the headliners for the lights switch on. Follow live […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Christmas Lights Switch On: Female moustache world record attempt to be part of celebrations

Will you get you tache on for the record attempt? Preston’s women are being asked to get bristly and set a new world record. During the Christmas lights switch on thousands of women will be preparing to watch the lights […]

5 years ago
Preston Christmas Market opening times announced

A Christmas Market is due to take place in the city during December The Christmas Market returns to the city centre in the run up to Christmas. From Saturday 13 December the Flag Market is turned into a Christmas wonderland with log cabins […]

5 years ago
Christmas parking: Preston Bus Station car park to be free after 3pm on selected days

Preston Bus Station is often praised for its brutalist style Pic: Tony Worrall The bus station car park Pic: Tony Worrall More free parking for Preston city centre in the run up to Christmas has been announced. Lancashire County Council, who now operate Preston […]

5 years ago
Santa Specials to run at Ribble Steam Railway

A Santa's Special on the line in 2010 Pic: Johnny English The Ribble Steam Railway is preparing to run its seasonal Santa Special services. Set on Preston Dock, Riversway, the steam railway and museum offers a festive ride for all the […]

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