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Preston weightlifter loses out on medal after placing fifth at Tokyo Olympics

Preston weightlifter Sarah Davies has placed fifth in the 64kg category at the Tokyo Olympics. In the snatch, she lifted 100kg, but in the clean and jerk, her preferred method, […]

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Residents invited to ‘Family Fun Day’ fundraiser at City Church

A group of 16 volunteers are holding a Family Fun Day tomorrow to raise funds for homeless people in Preston. On Wednesday 28 July, as part of their community social […]

2 days ago
Preston’s future construction stars honoured at annual awards ceremony

The Preston Vocational Centre celebrated the success of its learners with a virtual awards evening this week. Preston Vocational Centre (PVC) provides hands-on opportunities in different areas of construction, including […]

2 days ago
Preston City Council supports county book festival tackling racial discrimination

Preston City Council has offered its support to a global book festival that aims to combat racial discrimination. The council has joined other organisations around Lancashire, including the Harris Museum […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Prestonian running London Marathon for Rock FM Cash for Kids

A Preston man is running the London Marathon to raise funds for local charity Rock FM and Greatest Hits Radio Lancashire Cash for Kids. Primary school teacher Phil Sumner will […]

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Garstang school receives £5,000 towards new running track

Garstang St Thomas Church of England Primary School has received £5,000 towards the cost of a new all-weather running track. The Garstang school, located in Kepple Lane, received funding from […]

5 days ago
19-year-old Preston man dies after being rescued from the sea at St Anne’s

St Anne's pier Pic: Tony Worrall A 19-year-old Preston man has died after being rescued from the sea close to the pier at St Anne’s. Emergency services were called at around 7.20pm on Friday (23 July) […]

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Preston’s St George’s Church to host ‘Creation Crawl’ treasure hunt during summer holidays

Preston’s St George’s Church will host a weekly ‘Creation Crawl’ treasure hunt this summer for local young people across the city. During the treasure hunt, participants and their families will […]

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