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Fulwood woman takes on the Ration Challenge to support refugees

The Seasiders Centre Ration Challenge team. A Fulwood woman has taken on The Ration Challenge to raise money for refugees. Mary Roberts, a curriculum manager at The Seasiders Centre Blackpool, has been eating the equivalent of […]

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Theatre returns to Preston after lockdown with socially distanced performance at the Ferret

Lee Mark Jones performing in A Rock 'N' Roll suicide. Rock-theatre show A Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide will make its return to Preston on Thursday October 1, 2020 at venue The Ferret. Lee Mark Jones brings his show to the […]

2 days ago
Social distancing at HMP Preston ‘poor’ due to overcrowding

HMP Preston. Pic: Tony Worrall HMP Preston is severely overcrowded meaning social distancing is “all but impossible”, according to inspectors. The prison was visited in August by HM Inspectorate of Prisons inspectors to investigate Covid-19 […]

2 days ago
Free Preston events inviting locals to re-think their neighbourhoods

A free Expanded City book will be available for all those stopping by, and Olivia Keith's drawing of the edge of Preston In Certain Places, an artistic research project at the University of Central Lancashire, is inviting people to re-think the way their neighbourhoods are planned. A series of events called ‘Creative […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood Academy year group sent home after pupil tests positive for Covid-19

Fulwood Academy sent pupils home on Monday Pic: Google Year 7 pupils at Fulwood Academy have been sent home today (Monday September 14, after a pupil tested positive for coronavirus. The pupils are just eight days into their high […]

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Preston historian explores the importance of football to fans during Covid-19

Deepdale stadium. Pic: Tony Worrall A leading academic from the University of Central Lancashire has explored the importance of football during the coronavirus pandemic. As fans across the country have been looking forward to the […]

5 days ago
Preston pupils over 11 should wear face coverings due to extra local lockdown measures

School student wearing facemask in classroom. Pic: Alexandra_Koch Pupils over the age of 11 and staff should wear face coverings in communal areas when Preston schools reopen. Lancashire County Council has announced the extra precaution for areas where […]

3 weeks ago
Preston train manager part of first all LGBTQ+ crew as Pride train launches

Avanti West Coast Pride train staffed by all LGBTQ+ crew. A Preston train manager was part of the UK’s first all LGBTQ+ crew as Avanti West Coast launched its new Pride train. Paul Austin managed the London to Manchester service […]

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