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Preston City Council supports county book festival tackling racial discrimination

Preston City Council has offered its support to a global book festival that aims to combat racial discrimination. The council has joined other organisations around Lancashire, including the Harris Museum […]

14 hours ago
Mayor of Preston celebrates birthday of Moor Nook’s Purple Pantry food outlet

Mayor of Preston Javed Iqbal visited Moor Nook’s Purple Pantry food outlet this week to celebrate its first birthday. On Tuesday 20 July, cream teas and commemorative mugs were on […]

1 day ago
Prestonian running London Marathon for Rock FM Cash for Kids

A Preston man is running the London Marathon to raise funds for local charity Rock FM and Greatest Hits Radio Lancashire Cash for Kids. Primary school teacher Phil Sumner will […]

2 days ago
Preston’s ‘strong cultural and creative community’ highlighted as Lancashire revives bid for UK City of Culture 2025

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The Lancashire 2025 team has submitted an expression of interest for UK City of Culture 2025 following the axing of the original bid last month. The three-year process, in which […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plungington Hotel listed as an Asset of Community Value

The Plungington Hotel Pic: Tony Worrall With the help of local community groups, businesses, customers and previous tenants – Friends of The Plungington Hotel submitted a detailed application to have the pub listed as an ‘Asset […]

1 week ago
Preston Samaritans appeal for support following difficult year for fundraising

The Preston Samaritans have appealed for public support following a difficult 17 months under lockdown. The charity has been unable to complete its usual fundraising activities, impacting its ability to […]

2 weeks ago
Preston City Council supporting campaign to help victims of domestic abuse

Stock photo of woman in domestic abuse situation Preston City Council is supporting a Lancashire-wide campaign aiming to raise awareness of domestic abuse and provide information on how victims can access support. The campaign comes at a time […]

2 weeks ago
Petition started to overturn Lancashire County Council’s decision to pull out of City of Culture 2025 bid

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall A petition has been started after Lancashire County Council withdrew its support for the UK City of Culture 2025 bid with no reasonable explanation. County Councillor Alan Vincent, Deputy Leader […]

3 weeks ago
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