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UCLan to hold first Japanese catwalk show for Japan Day

Japan-Day-2019 UCLan students are set to take part in the university’s first Japanese catwalk show to celebrate Japan Day on Friday 31 January. This show, Bunkasai Runway, will see J- Fashion and new Japanese cultural […]

4 weeks ago
Councillor calls for Preston to become an ‘Autism Friendly’ city

Councillor Daniel Duckworth, centre, is sleeping out at Deepdale for the Big PNE Sleep Out Members of the Conservative group are calling on Preston City Council to work towards the Autism Friendly accreditation. The award from the National Autism Society recognises efforts being made to […]

4 weeks ago
Preston City Councillor launches anti-bullying campaign

Daniel-Gregg Preston City Councillor Daniel Gregg has launched a campaign aimed at combating bullying.   The campaign ‘Bekind Northwest’, launched this month by the Liberal Democrat Councillor, calls for the government to implement better strategies to prevent bullying in […]

1 month ago
Preston philosopher to talk about ‘Astronism and the future of religion’ at public lecture

Brandon-Taylorian Preston philosopher, Brandon Taylorian, known as Cometan will debut his own philosophy this May in Penwortham.   His event ‘The Future of Religion’ will take place at Penwortham Arts Centre ‘The Venue’, and he […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham man teaching boxing for free to help youngsters escape crime

Parents and kids at the club Pic: Penwortham Boxing Club A Penwortham man is running free boxing sessions to help young people escape from gangs, knife crime and anti-social behaviour. Paul Morris – who is a Level 2 England boxing […]

1 month ago
Preston entrepreneur says 2020 could be the year of the ‘side hustle’

Richard Fletcher An entrepreneur from Preston is encouraging people to consider embarking on a side hustle during 2020. Richard Fletcher successfully turned his own side hustle – an American term for an […]

1 month ago
How these kind-hearted builders want to start a ‘DIY SOS’ service in Preston

John Pickthall and Ryan Seaman Two kind-hearted Preston builders are looking for public support to start a DIY SOS-style service for local people in need. John Pickthall from Pcb Builders and Ryan Seaman from RMS […]

1 month ago
Homeless Preston man gets life-saving operation thanks to community support

A homeless man outside the closed BHS store Pic: Tony Worrall A man who was living on the streets of Preston has received a life-saving operation after local organisations and charities stepped in to help. Jack (not his real name), 27, […]

1 month ago
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