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Key places and buildings in Preston which are regularly in the news

Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay visiting Preston this weekend

A view over Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall The Queen’s Baton will travel through Preston this weekend, ten years after the Olympic Torch visited the city on route to the 2012 London Olympic Games. Preston will welcome the […]

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Ribble Motor Services and the battle of the buses

The distinctive cherry red and ivory livery was a common site in the North West and beyond Pic: Wikimedia Ribble Motor Services was one of the biggest bus operators in the North West, if not the country. By the time they were bought by Stagecoach, in 1988, they had […]

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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 2 to 8

Sunset over the Preston Marina on a sunny weekend in the city Pic: Tony Worrall As dramatic scenes continue to unfold in Westminster, the summer months roll on, with the school holidays firmly on the horizon and promises of improved weather. This week, news of […]

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Preston loses bid to house Great British Railway Headquarters

Preston will not progress in a competition to determine the home of the Great British Railway Headquarters after losing its bid before the shortlist stage. The national contest saw over […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Children’s entertainment and more at Avenham Park outreach event

The view in Avenham Park during Tuesday Pic: Tony Worrall Preston will be hosting its own event ahead of Camp Beagle National Outreach day to help spread awareness of the horrors at MBR Acres and stand up for animal rights. […]

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Lancashire Encounter returns to Preston city centre this September

The red canopy is part of the Lancashire Encounters Festival The Lancashire Encounter arts festival is to celebrate local culture with a ‘packed programme’ when it returns to Preston this September. Established in 2015 to honour the Preston Guild celebrations, […]

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Preston car dealership employees raise thousands for cancer charity in memory of dearly-missed colleague

Bowker Motor Group colleagues at Whernside More than 20 car dealership employees have completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in memory of a much-loved colleague. Staff at Bowker Motor Group, which has a dealership near Preston […]

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Disabled artist set to disrupt Preston Bus Station as part of nationwide celebration

Nicola Woodham performing Buffer at Cafe Oto in 2021 A Disabled artist is set to disrupt Preston Bus Station with a surreal intervention. Nicola Woodham is one of 31 Deaf, Disabled and Neurodivergent artists taking part in the nationwide […]

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