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Peace in football plaque unveiled in Bamber Bridge park

The peace field plaque at Withy Grove Pic: South Ribble Borough Council A call to promote peace in football has been unveiled at Withy Grove Park in Bamber Bridge. Funded by South Ribble Borough Council and the Armed Forces Covenant the plaque […]

2 months ago
Freddie Flintoff’s Field of Dreams to return for second series

Freddie Flintoff in Field of Dreams Freddie Flintoff is set to return to TV screens with a second series of Field of Dreams. Last year, Freddie assembled a cricket team in his hometown of Preston, helping […]

3 months ago
Freddie Flintoff pictured for first time since Top Gear crash

Freddie Pic: Freddie Flintoff / Facebook Freddie Flintoff has been pictured for the first time since his Top Gear accident. The TV presenter and former England captain was injured while filming at the BBC show’s test track last […]

3 months ago
Preston North End’s legendary Deepdale Duck mascot retires

Simon Nash as the Deepdale Duck Simon Nash has retired from his role as the legendary Deepdale Duck. Simon – who works behind the bar at The Orchard Craft Beer Bar in the city – became […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Emmaus Preston offering discounted entry for City of Preston run

Part of The SPAR City of Preston course last year Emmaus Preston is offering reduced entry for people who register for the SPAR City of Preston run and raise money for the homelessness charity.  These special charity places are available […]

3 months ago
Preston teen and UK wheelchair motocross champion set to reach new heights

Tomas Woods Preston’s Tomas Woods, the UK’s top wheelchair motocross athlete, is set to continue competing on the world stage after securing a new sponsorship. Combining BMX and skateboarding tricks, WCMX sees […]

3 months ago
Grimsargh Cricket Club’s charity day raises St Catherine’s Hospice funds in groundsman’s memory

Chris Billington is remembered by Grimsargh Cricket Club with the summer event Pic: Billington family A cricket club in a village on the outskirts of Preston has raised nearly £2,500 in memory of its former groundsman. Chris Billington passed away aged 70 from cancer and […]

3 months ago
Big PNE Sleep Out: Ryan Lowe and Preston North End players visit Fox Street Day Centre

Ryan Lowe (centre) along with Kian Taylor and Lewis Leigh met staff and people helped by the Fox Street shelter Pic: PNE Community Ahead of the Big PNE Sleep Out returning to Deepdale this November the PNE manager and two players paid a visit to The Fox Street shelter. Hundreds of people are […]

3 months ago
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