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

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
Advertisement Advertisement Oktoberfest coming to Tarleton with steins, street food and live music

Food stall at a previous Preston Oktoberfest event Pic: Benny Mc'Nally/Preston Chatterbox A feast of Bavarian entertainment is coming to Tarleton with an Oktoberfest event. The Vestry Tap Room is hosting the two-day event, which will feature imported beers, authentic German street […]

2 years ago
Rosemere offering free places for the City of Preston Road Race

Jack Gray is signed up for the Preston 10-miler Runners are being offered a free place for a 10-mile or five-mile race in the city. Rosemere Cancer Foundation is the official charity partner of the City of Preston Road […]

2 years ago
Tree falls in Miller Park during Preston parkrun

Runners make their way by the tree in Miller Park Pic: Steven Taylor Runners taking on the city’s parkrun had an unexpected hurdle during Saturday morning. More than 400 runners took on the 5k around Avenham and Miller Park. A fallen tree in […]

2 years ago
The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is officially open again

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Mick Gardner The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is officially open as the summer holidays get under way. The cafe has been swiftly renovated by Preston City Council after its shock closure […]

2 years ago
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