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Preston unites against racism during Flag Market event

Smiling on the Flag Market as the sun shone down on the Unite Against Racism event Pic: Paul Melling Cultures from across Preston joined together on the Flag Market to send a message about racism in the city. Standing Together Against Racism has become an annual gathering. Samba beats, […]

23 hours ago
Preston’s Market Hall up for a planning award

Inside the Market Hall in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Markets have made the final of a planning awards. The new market hall, under the cover of the grade-II listed Outdoor Market canopy, has been shortlisted in the ‘best […]

2 days ago
M6 Brexit go-slow protest warning from police

Police say they will be supporting Highways England throughout the protest Pic: Lancs Police Another group of pro-Brexit campaigners are threatening a go-slow on the M6 just north of Preston. Drivers were braced for delays after a social media campaign was founded for a […]

2 days ago
How you can sleepout at Deepdale with Preston North End to help The Foxton Centre

Deepdale will play host to the PNE Big Sleepout Pic: Sonia Bashir Deepdale is used to seeing thousands of people wrapped up warm for a match day, but on a cold November night an event with a difference is due to take […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 set for ‘Brexit go-slow’ protest drive

The scene at the M55/M6 junction shortly before 5.30pm on Tuesday Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras Drivers are being warned of delays throughout Friday morning due to a ‘Brexit go-slow’. Lorry drivers are being encouraged by the Brexit Direct Action group to join the protest. Read […]

3 days ago
Preston to unite against racism once more in face of ‘rise in community tensions’

Salsa dancing on the Flag Market Preston is to host a Standing Together Against Racism day for the sixth year. Community groups and organisations have organised the event to show their commitment to tackling racism in […]

4 days ago
From Brutalist dream to council battle ground – 50 years of Preston Bus Station

A Preston Bus service leaving the Bus Station Pic: Paul Melling Love it or hate it, there’s no denying the social and architectural importance of Preston Bus Station. Built in 1969 by Building Design Partnership, Preston Bus Station was the largest […]

4 days ago
Shadow chancellor to visit Preston on Thursday

John McDonnell speaking at UCLan The Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell MP will visit Preston on Thursday to launch Labour’s local election campaign. Mr McDonnell will be the guest speaker at the launch […]

4 days ago
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