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A book celebrating Preston North End’s greats is nearing its fundraising goal

Football may be off the pitch for the time being, but a book celebrating 15 Preston North End greats is still attracting the crowds. North End Souls is heading towards […]

6 months ago
John Farnworth smashes keepy-uppie ice challenge for Cancer Research UK

John Farnworth on his ice trek A Preston football freestyler has successfully completed his latest endurance challenge and world record attempt – an ice crossing of the world’s largest and deepest lake while doing keepy-uppies every […]

6 months ago
Legendary West Indies cricketer to appear at Preston Caribbean Carnival fundraiser

Colin Croft This show has been postponed until later in the year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Former West Indies and Lancashire cricketer Colin Croft is set to appear at a fundraising dinner for the Preston Caribbean Carnival. Colin, who was a fast […]

7 months ago
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 […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 months ago
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 […]

7 months ago
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