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Have your say on Preston’s City Investment Plan

A rainbow over Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council is looking for feedback as it develops a City Investment Plan designed to transform Preston over the next 15 years. The plan will set out the Council’s […]

3 hours ago
Ashton community group offering spaces on The J-J Effect’s anti-knife crime workshop

Byron Highton and Eve Cross Ashton community group Here for Humanity is offering free spaces on an anti-knife crime workshop run by The J-J Effect. Here for Humanity won the workshop, which has been funded […]

13 hours ago
UCLan prepares to make September student experience ‘as authentic as possible’

The Media Factory at the University of Central Lancashire campus Pic: Tony Worrall UCLan is preparing to make the student experience as authentic as possible for new and returning students in September. A number of safety measures have been introduced on campus, in […]

22 hours ago
What could the Lancashire bid to be UK City of Culture 2025 bring to Preston?

Organisations around Lancashire are teaming up to put the county up for the UK City of Culture 2025, but what could the bid bring to Preston? Lancashire is up against […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston firefighter’s 24-hour row to raise money for children’s charity

Greg in the Invictus Games A man from Fishergate Hill is completing a 24-hour row to raise £250 for children’s charity Rainbow Trust. Firefighter Greg Dunnings, 29, was inspired to complete the fundraiser after seeing […]

2 days ago
The great Switcheroo – Preston city centre nightclub WILL reopen tonight

Switch: Pic Tony Worrall Switch nightclub in the city centre WILL reopen tonight, despite earlier confirmation that it had been banned from doing so. Following fresh external legal advice, Preston City Council has late this […]

2 days ago
Switch nightclub banned from reopening tonight

Switch nightclub Pic: Tony Worrall Switch nightclub has been banned from reopening tonight (Saturday 1 August). Preston City Council moved to clarify the situation in a tweet this afternoon, ahead of Switch’s planned reopening after […]

2 days ago
The Preston charities helping prevent fly-tipping

Fly tipping sign Prestonians are being reminded to recycle their waste where possible, but one in eight people across the UK (13 per cent) admit to illegally fly-tipping unwanted items, according to a […]

2 days ago
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