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Group of travellers set up camp at park in Fishwick

Travellers set up camp at Ribbleton Park. A group of travellers have been spotted setting up camp at a park in Fishwick. Images of the group on Waverley Park, locally known as Ribbleton Park, were sent to […]

8 hours ago
Preston Caribbean Carnival artist talks costumes and community ahead of 50th anniversary event

Jane in costume at the 2007 Carnival It’s impossible to think about Preston Caribbean Carnival without imagining the wonderfully colourful and elaborate costumes that fill the city’s streets each late May bank holiday weekend. Many hours of […]

3 days ago
Fulwood nursery raises over Ā£1,000 in memory of colleague

The event had a BBQ, face painting and a raffle. Pic: Evergreen's Evergreen Early Years in Preston hosted a charity Spring fair last week, raising over Ā£1,000 in memory of their much missed friend and colleague. The annual event, open to families […]

5 days ago
Garstang footballer’s raise thousands for Royal Preston Hospital’s life-saving work

The team took five hours to climb Ben Nevis. A team of former Garstang football players have raised over Ā£7,500 for the childrenā€™s fund at Lancashire Teaching Hospital.Ā  Joe Miller, 34, ex-centre half and former reserve team co-manager planned […]

6 days ago
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UCLan professor to host talk on how he went from the back of a cop car to the front of a ‘copter

ProfessorĀ Stuart Maitland-Knibb ProfessorĀ Stuart Maitland-KnibbĀ is a world-leading expert in delivering urgent care and emergency medicine in remote locations – however his journey to the top of his profession has been anything but straightforward. […]

2 weeks ago
Charity to support those affected by cancer set up in tribute to Longton sportswoman

Emma Aindow-Gregory, Lancashire sportswoman. A charity to support those affected by cancer has been set up in memory of a sportswoman from Longton. Emma Aindow-Gregoryā€™s family worked to set up a charity following her […]

2 weeks ago
Preston man receives special award for services to equality inĀ business

Lee Chambers has received Freedom of the City of London for his services to equality in business. The Preston-based founder of Essentialise and Male Allies UK was honoured with the Freedom […]

3 weeks ago
Ben Casey and Christine Cort on breathing new life into old bricks at ambitious Preston venue Chew’s Yard

Christine Cort and Ben Casey Pic: Jo Greenfield It’s less than a week until one of Preston’s most ambitious new venues opens its doors. Chew’s Yard will launch on Thursday (2 May) at 12pm, with drumming band Samba […]

3 weeks ago
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