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3,000 sign UCLan students’ petition to protect grades in wake of coronavirus pandemic

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Almost 3,000 people have signed a petition urging the University of Central Lancashire to adopt a ‘no detriment’ policy for assessments in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. A no […]

10 months ago
Happy World Autism Awareness Day from Blog Preston!

Today is World Autism Awareness Day, so I’m taking this opportunity to raise awareness of the differences and challenges faced by some people on “The Autistic Spectrum” when interacting with […]

10 months ago
How The Foxton Centre is helping the city’s homeless through lockdown

Pete from the Foxton's social enterprise team delivery food parcels Pic: The Foxton Centre Going into lockdown and social distancing has presented challenges for those helping the city’s rough sleepers. With Boris Johnson urging the country to ‘stay at home’ from Monday evening last […]

10 months ago
The Ferret launches funding campaign to escape permanent closure

Ivan Campo playing Glastonferret Preston live music venue The Ferret has launched a funding campaign after its long-term future became threatened by the coronavirus outbreak. The Fylde Road venue, best known for the Glastonferret […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mr Bhailok asking Prestonians to help raise £1million for NHS staff during coronavirus pandemic

Businessman Mr Yousuf Bhailok is asking Prestonians to pull together in this time of need to raise £1million for Preston NHS staff. Mr Bhailok posted a video on social media […]

10 months ago
Charity behind Plungington dance sessions for learning-disabled people celebrates 10th birthday

DanceSyndrome’s-dance-Leader-team The charity behind a dance class for learning-disabled people in Preston is celebrating ten years of success. DanceSyndrome was founded by Jen Blackwell, who has Down’s Syndrome, to provide support […]

10 months ago
Knife arch at Preston’s College for awareness campaign

Police at the Preston's College awareness day Officer from Lancashire Police have visited Preston’s College as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of carrying a knife. On Wednesday 4 March, the neighbourhood policing […]

11 months ago
Criminal Damage at Barclays in Preston after Greenpeace Climate exhibition

Pop-up exhibition blocks Barclays Bank in Manchester. Police were called to Barclays in Preston on Monday after reports of criminal damage as part of a national climate change protest. Greenpeace activists sealed the doors of the bank […]

11 months ago
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