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Big PNE Sleep Out sees wet weather braved at Deepdale

Diane, Helen and Gemma waking up on Saturday morning after doing the Sleep Out Pic: Blog Preston Deepdale saw more than 150 people bed down in some very typical Preston weather to raise tens of thousands of pounds for rough sleepers in the city. The Big PNE […]

2 weeks ago
Popular Preston city centre mural confirmed to be staying

Shawn Sharpe's mural Mother takes pride of place on Church Street. Pic Lisa Brown A huge – and hugely popular – new mural in Preston city centre will remain in place after town hall officials concluded that it did not harm the listed building […]

1 month ago
Row over rollout and enforcement of 20mph limits in Lancashire

County Hall, Preston Pic: Preston Digital Archive Councillors have clashed over a declaration that Lancashire will not be introducing “blanket” 20mph speed limits – with some claiming that they already exist, but are not enforced. The row […]

1 month ago
Confidence HS2 cancellation won’t impact ambitious Preston investment plans

Preston Station Quarter Aeriel Shot There is no reason for a major redevelopment of the area around Preston station to be derailed by the cancellation of the northern leg of the HS2 link, according to […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Credit union speaks out against dangers of Preston loan sharks

Stock image of cash Pic: Stux from Pixabay A local credit union is speaking out after new research showed Preston residents are being badly affected by illegal lenders preying on people’s financial troubles. CLEVR Money, a not-for-profit community […]

2 months ago
Big PNE Sleep Out: Ryan Lowe and Preston North End players visit Fox Street Day Centre

Ryan Lowe (centre) along with Kian Taylor and Lewis Leigh met staff and people helped by the Fox Street shelter Pic: PNE Community Ahead of the Big PNE Sleep Out returning to Deepdale this November the PNE manager and two players paid a visit to The Fox Street shelter. Hundreds of people are […]

3 months ago
Preston City Games returned at UCLan for first time in 10 years

A group of people on a platform being awarded a trophy and cheering UCLan Sports Arena hosted the first Preston City Games since 2012 on Friday 30 June that saw teams of businesses compete in football, rounders and netball, followed by Golf at Ashton […]

5 months ago
Preston Police lift lid on what goes on to community groups

Local Policing Inspector Dave Byrne, Safer Neighbourhoods Inspector, Jon Cisco and Local Policing and Safer Neighbourhoods Chief Inspector Julie Rawsthorne standing next to a recruitment sign Last week, representatives from various partner agencies and communities were invited to Preston Police Station for a glimpse into the world of local policing.   Over 20 partners from health, trading […]

5 months ago
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