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This category relates to all things to do with recreation in Preston.

City of Preston 10k winners announced after more than 1,200 took part

More than 1,200 runners took to the streets of Preston for the City of Preston 10k on Sunday. Starting in Market Street, the runners ran past beautiful scenery via Avenham Park […]

2 years ago
New comedy night set to bring lots of laughs to Penwortham

A new comedy night is set to bring lots of laughs to Penwortham. The monthly comedy club will be held at The Venue – the town’s new arts centre in […]

2 years ago
90 years on this Preston choir is still in good voice

Preston Orpheus Choir A Preston choir is celebrating its 90th birthday. Preston Orpheus Choir, which was founded in 1929, is a mixed choir of about 40 people aged between 18 and 80. The choir practises […]

2 years ago
World-class dance teacher opens dancing club in Penwortham and Preston

Tina teaching one of her classes A dancer who has been named in the top three teachers in the world has opened a new dancing club in Preston and Penwortham. Tina Kelly opened Doo-Wop Dance Club […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement How budding poets can share the fruits of their labour at this Preston poetry group

Jessica Sneddon recently performed at a Damson Poets event Pic: Christine Burke A Preston poetry group is giving budding poets a platform to share their work. Damson Poets meets at the Continental on the last Wednesday of each month. The group began […]

2 years ago
Plea for Race For Life cash as £6,000 remains outstanding

Cancer Research UK is urging people who took part in this year’s Race For Life and Pretty Muddy to return their sponsorship money. More than £6,000 of sponsor money is […]

2 years ago
Art lovers invited to join Preston Art Society as new season launches

The Sea and Waves from a Preston Art Society painting challenge Preston Art Society is looking for new members as it gets ready to launch a 2019/2020 programme of meetings and events. The first meeting of the season will take place […]

2 years ago
Preston man says Pilates cured his back pain – now he’s teaching others

Jonathan Waller A Preston man who credits Pilates with curing severe back pain has become a teacher so he can help others. Jonathan Waller was diagnosed with scoliosis and kyphosis in 2009. […]

2 years ago
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