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Weekend events in Preston 24 – 26 January

Free Parking on stage at The Ferret Pic: Free Parking/Facebook Looking for something to do this weekend? See our list below for what’s on in Preston. Friday 24 January Nature TotsBrockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Road, PR5 0AG9.30am – 10.45amThis pre-school […]

16 hours ago
Roccia Preston showroom expansion enters final phase

Roccia showroom exterior Tile supplier Roccia is set to complete the final phase of its showroom expansion. Already the UK’s largest independent tile, bath and kitchen showroom, the development will see the shop […]

21 hours ago
AA Rosette dining finally comes to Preston as Winckley Square restaurant scores award

One of the dishes at 263 Winckley Square restaurant 263 has been awarded two AA Rosettes just four months after opening. It means Mark O’Rourke’s fine dining restaurant is the only spot within eight miles of […]

1 day ago
Preston North End launches scheme to get more disabled people into football

Last weeks launch saw a great turn out for the Every Player Counts Campaign Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECET) has launched its Every Player Counts programme in partnership with the Sir Tom Finney Preston Soccer Centre. Every Player Counts is an […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan Fire Engineering team scoops International Best Practice Award

Members of staff from UCLan's Fire department collecting the award in the London Ceremony University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Fire Engineering department has scooped a top national award for its work in training students at home and abroad in fire engineering and safety. The […]

2 days ago
How these kind-hearted builders want to start a ‘DIY SOS’ service in Preston

John Pickthall and Ryan Seaman Two kind-hearted Preston builders are looking for public support to start a DIY SOS-style service for local people in need. John Pickthall from Pcb Builders and Ryan Seaman from RMS […]

2 days ago
Preston Domestic Violence Services to increase support through ‘Tampon Tax’ funding

Nicola Danber and April Rankin, of UR Potential in Blackpool, who successfully applied for the first round of funding from the Lancashire Women’s Fund. Preston Domestic Violence Service (PDVS) has been awarded a £9,628 grant to increase the support it can offer women affected by domestic abuse. The money has been allocated through Lancashire […]

3 days ago
Preston entrepreneur partners with Google to help tradespeople find jobs

Nick Cole A Preston-born entrepreneur is helping tradespeople find jobs through a new partnership with Google. Founder and Managing Director of Get Work, Nick Cole, launches the automated lead generation service nationwide […]

3 days ago
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