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New Rugby League education programme available to schools in Preston

Rugby League World Cup trophy Pic: Leeds Library and Information Service As one of the hosts for Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021), schools across Preston are being encouraged to download a brand-new classroom resource ahead of children returning to school […]

3 days ago
Deepdale and city centre charities set to take top spots on Preston’s own Monopoly board

The first two squares on a Preston edition of Monopoly have been announced. The Preston North End Community and Education Trust will join the Preston Street Pastors to take up […]

6 days ago
UCLan joins forces with Wales Rugby League to ensure lasting World Cup legacy

Former UCLan student Rhodri Loyd who graduated in 2019 With Wales’ men’s team based in Preston for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RWLC2021), Wales Rugby league (WRL) is partnering with Preston City Council and the University of Central […]

3 weeks ago
New Preston North End book helps raise money for local maternity charity

Deepdale Stadium Pic: @katerosebud A new book about Preston North End (PNE) Football Club is raising money for the charity Baby Beats which supports babies and mothers being cared for in Lancashire Teaching Hopsital […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Kirkham Grammar pupil gives up school holiday for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Lewis is sticking to a strict schedule to meet his target. School may be out for the summer, but for 12-year-old Kirkham Grammar Pupil, Lewis Simpson, there’s still a timetable to follow as he takes on a 1,000km challenge for Rosemere […]

1 month ago
Chief Fire Officer’s ultra marathon raises over £2,000 for Preston hospital’s charity

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity is set to benefit from a donation of £2,400 thanks to the fundraising efforts of the county’s Chief Fire Officer. Justin Johnson, an avid runner and […]

1 month ago
Leyland Trucks launch virtual fundraiser to replace cancelled event

The Factory to Festival event in 2019 A one-off charity initiative has been launched in Leyland to replace the fourth Factory to Festival charity bike ride, which is cancelled this year due to COVID-19. Leyland Trucks’ annual […]

1 month ago
Preston to host Wales’ Men’s team training base during Rugby League World Cup 2021

UCLan Sports Arena from the air Pic: UCLan Sports Arena / Facebook With less than 500 days to go until the opening fixture of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021), tournament organisers have announced Preston as the training base for Wales’ […]

2 months ago
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