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Children’s book giveaway at Preston North End will celebrate World Book Day

Looking towards the Kop end in Deepdale Pic: Blog Preston Children attending Preston North End’s game against QPR this weekend will get more than just 90 minutes watching some of the Championship’s finest talent. WHSmith will be giving out children’s […]

5 months ago
Captain of England’s blind futsal announces retirement

Stephen Daley playing for England Longest serving England Football Captain of blind and partially sighted futsal, Stephen Daley, has announced his retirement. Stephen was born in Northern Ireland but has lived in Preston for over […]

5 months ago
English Institute of Sport and UCLan agree to deliver physiotherapy accreditation opportunities

English-institute-of-sport-and-uclan-physio-cpd- University of Central Lancashire’s School of Medicine and the English Institute of Sport have signed an agreement to work together. This will be to accredit Continuing Professional Development activity conducted […]

5 months ago
Preston university students strike gold in national archery competition

Amy and Daniel with their gold medals Two UCLan students have scooped gold in a national indoor archery competition. Amy Cole, a Forensic Anthropology student and Daniel Kilgallon, a Forensic Psychology student, won gold medals in the University Pairs section […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ribbleton schoolchildren attend VIP launch of 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games

Brian with children from St Maria Goretti Catholic Primary School Children from St Maria Goretti Catholic Primary School in Ribbleton have attended the VIP launch of the 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games. The Games, which is the largest youth sporting event in the […]

6 months ago
Big PNE Sleep Out shortlisted for award as best community event

Sleeping out at Deepdale helped raised £90,000 for the city’s Foxton Centre and the event has been shortlisted for an award. Blog Preston joined with the Preston North End Community […]

6 months ago
Preston Park Run is back with a little help from Galloways

The junior parkrunners in action Pic: Ian Scott Preston Park Run returned this weekend after Storm Dennis put a stop to the popular running event. The defibrillator in Avenham Park was damaged b the storm and organisers felt […]

6 months ago
Preston businesses are being asked to ‘team up’ to help raise funds for Child Action North West

Up for the cup: (l-r) John Treacy (Lancashire FA), Stuart Chaplin and Deborah Blades (CANW), Kevin Gallacher and Iain Mackie (Lancashire FA) at the relaunch of the Orphanage Cup. Local businesses in Preston are being asked to team up for a football tournament the ‘Orphanage Cup’ to help raise funds for Child Action North West. The football tournament – […]

6 months ago
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