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Climate Action Preston running trip to Leyland waste facility

Extinction Rebellion protest on a road with signs and people gathered Do you manage to sort out your items and not chuck the gungy ready-meal tray or greasy pizza box in the recycling bins? This would risk contaminating a whole load […]

12 months ago
Community campaign hopes dashed as Grade II Harris Institute sold to private company

The Grade II listed Harris Institute in Avenham has been bought by a private company. The news means the campaign set up to bring the empty building back into use […]

1 year ago
Pottery class at Preston College faces being scrapped

A city college is facing criticism over proposals to withdraw a much-loved pottery course. Campaigners are calling for bosses at Preston College to reconsider their plan to scrap the non-vocational […]

1 year ago
St Catherine’s Hospice makes final call for biggest annual fundraiser

People taking part in the St Catherine's Hospice Moonlight and Memories Walk More than 600 people are set to walk in memory of their loved ones and enjoy a host of attractions at St Catherine’s Hospice’s biggest annual fundraiser. The Moonlight and […]

1 year ago
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Crowdfunder launched to save Preston’s Grade II listed Harris Institute

A group set up to save the Grade II listed Harris Institute – School of Art building has launched a crowdfunding campaign with the aim of bringing the building back […]

1 year ago
Preston woman awarded one year of free lawn treatments

Sheila Jones, from Preston has been chosen to receive a year’s worth of free lawn treatments to help her maintain the sanctuary she’s worked hard to create. Nominated by her […]

1 year ago
Preston Guild Wheel walk returns on Good Friday

Walking the Guild Wheel at Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Photography The seventh edition of the Preston Guild Wheel walk will be taking place on Good Friday. This year the 21 mile walk is dedicated to loved ones who people are […]

1 year ago
Preston entrepreneur Luke Massie taking on Ironman for youth charity

Luke Massie, CEO and founder of Lancashire business Vibe, has achieved success as a businessman and has now set his sights on becoming an Ironman. The 30-year-old entrepreneur from Preston is […]

1 year ago
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