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Preston’s industrial past unearthed by archaeology students

Students busy at dig site on Brook Street Pic: David Toase A new archaeological dig site is allowing UCLan students to unearth Preston’s industrial past. The site, at the junction of Fylde Road and Brook Street, will provide training in all […]

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Hip-hop collective bringing blend of brass and rap to Preston

Hip-hop collective Dat Brass A hip-hop collective is bringing a unique blend of brass and rap to Preston. London-based outfit Dat Brass are leaving the capital for the first time on their Postcode Lottery […]

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Man jailed for 12 years after two men were attacked with a baseball bat during a burglary

A 57-year-old man suffered a broken nose and broken eye socket and another man – who is blind and registered disabled – also suffered a head injury during an aggravated […]

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Staff at St Catherine’s lead the way for Wills Week

Staff from St Catherine’s Hospice are taking advantage of the charity’s annual Wills Week to get their affairs in order – leading by example in encouraging others to get this […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Street light changes leave Winckley Street residents in the dark

Residents in the Winckley Square Conservation Area say they’ve been left in the dark by changes to street lighting. In recent weeks some of the existing traditional-style street lamps have […]

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Be part of the community with one of these Fun Palaces events in Preston

Photo from above of a table with activity and people of all ages The Fun Palaces campaign promotes ‘culture at the heart of community and community at the heart of culture’. There is an annual weekend of events every October. The aim is […]

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Takeaway fined £16,000 for noise nuisance

A noisy takeaway has been fined £16,000 following an investigation by environmental health officers. In July 2018 Preston City Council served a Noise Abatement Notice to reduce the noise from […]

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Appeal to identify two men on bikes after high value theft from Booths

South Ribble Poice have released CCTV of two men they want ot trace after a high value theft from Booths in Penwortham. The theft happened at the store in Millbrook […]

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