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How HomeServe will help feed the homeless and vulnerable in Preston

A group of HomeServe MLSS volunteers gets to work A scheme that has helped to feed, clothe and support homeless and vulnerable people in the West Midlands is to be launched in […]

3 years ago
Movie-themed coffee house could come to Preston

A young entrepreneur is hoping a fundraising campaign will enable her to bring a unique coffee house and diner to Preston. Jessica Carol intends to establish a movie themed restaurant, The […]

3 years ago
Solicitors waive will-writing fees in exchange for donation to St Catherine’s Hospice

Nursing staff More than £25,000 has been handed to St Catherine’s Hospice thanks to solicitors waiving their will-writing fees in return for a donation to the charity. Around 200 people […]

3 years ago
UCLan holds rally to demand end to violence against women

The University of Central Lancashire has held a rally in a demand to end violence against women. The rally took place on 14 February as part of the annual Global One […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Help take the story of Preston’s Suffragette to the stage

Edith Rigby, pictured left, and the blue plaque to her in Winckley Square Pic: Preston Digital Archive/Tony Worrall Edith Rigby, pictured left, and the blue plaque to her in Winckley Square Pic: Preston Digital Archive/Tony Worrall One of the UK’s forgotten suffragette’s could be marked at the Edinburgh […]

3 years ago
‘Frankly shocking’ criticism of the Harris proposals in lottery bid

How the Harris Museum may look in future with an entrance direct from the Flag Market A heritage group has launched a stinging attack on Preston City Council’s plans for the grade-I listed Harris Museum and Art Gallery. The Victorian Society has written to the Heritage […]

3 years ago
Little Frankie continues cancer fight as Manchester United stars pay a visit

Fellaini and Martial visited Frankie and mother Sandra in hospital before Christmas A poorly Lancashire girl who is battling bladder cancer has received a big boost thanks to the kindness of those looking after her. Frankie Garbett, four, spent much of Christmas […]

3 years ago
Here’s how Preston responded to the new bus lane coming to the city centre

What the new traffic rules would mean Another bus lane is coming to Preston city centre. The new stretch of bus-only road will be located on the southern stretch of Tithebarn Street, with Lancashire County Council preparing to […]

3 years ago
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