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The Fulwood Club marks presidents’ day with 150th anniversary celebration

A local sports club marked its 150th anniversary last weekend with a presidents’ day bowling competition. On Saturday, 9 July, from 10.30am to 4pm, The Fulwood Club, a bowling and […]

1 month ago
Mayor unveils plaque twinning Sir Tom Finney Soccer Centre with WWI peace site

The Mayor of Preston has unveiled a plaque commemorating the Peace Field Project, twinning a local sports centre with a Belgian WWI truce site. On Saturday, 9 July at 10am, […]

1 month ago
Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay visiting Preston this weekend

A view over Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall The Queen’s Baton will travel through Preston this weekend, ten years after the Olympic Torch visited the city on route to the 2012 London Olympic Games. Preston will welcome the […]

1 month ago
Preston Sports Club nears £20,000 crowdfunder target for new floodlights

Preston Sports Club Preston Sports Club is upgrading its facilities by replacing the 30-year-old floodlights with new LEDs to improve customer experience for the local community. A crowdfunder of £20,000 has been set […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham woman raises £7,000 for migraine charity at golf event

A Penwortham golf captain raised over £7,000 for people with migraines during a charity golf event in May. On 29 May, Penwortham Golf Club’s Lady Captain Donna Brookes, who lives […]

1 month ago
Hoghton police cadet wins boxing booklet design contest

A Hoghton police cadet has won a competition to design the front cover of a booklet used for a new boxing club initiative. Preston Police cadet Lewis Findlay, 14, from Hoghton, […]

1 month ago
Penwortham pupil to star in Freddie Flintoff’s new TV show

Penwortham Priory Academy pupil Umar Mahmood Pic: ©Andy Ford Penwortham Priory Academy Year 11 pupil Umar Mahmood is set to be a hit on television screens this week as he shows off his cricketing prowess.  Umar is taking part […]

1 month ago
Longridge Golf Club captain presents £1,000 donation to Rosemere

A retiring Longridge golf captain has marked two years in office by donating £1,000 to Rosemere. Retiring captain of Longridge Golf Club, Michael Dennison, chose to support Rosemere Cancer Foundation […]

2 months ago
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