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UCLan chief wants to see closer links between university and local community

media factory A senior staff member at the Preston-based University of Central Lancashire has called for closer links with the local community. Pro vice-chancellor for engagement, Margaret Bruce, has posted for The […]

7 years ago
Adopt a Preston pet: Sammy

sammy Some of you might be familiar with the Pet of the Week feature we used to run on Blog Preston, in light of the recent financial troubles at the RSPCA […]

7 years ago
Jacobite: The Preston Fight

jacobean fight rehearsal photos It kicked off proper on Church Street last night, just like the old days November 1715 to be precise, as Preston’s Uneasy Theatre and Cardinal Newman Dance Academy joined forces […]

7 years ago
Two arrested as cannabis plants worth over £30,000 found at Fulwood home

cannabis plants A raid on a home in Fulwood has discovered more than £30,000 worth of cannabis plants. Officers found the plants at a house on Religh Road on Tuesday afternoon and […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston chef Johnnie Mountain set for BBC appearance

johnnie mountain Ashton born chef Johnnie Mountain will be appearing on a BBC cooking show. Mountain, who now runs his own restaurant in London, The English Pig, will be on the North […]

7 years ago
Photo Digest 29/03/12 – Steam engines and archive photos

Here are this week’s offerings for the Preston Photo Digest, collecting the best photographs of Preston on a weekly basis. All of these images have been compiled from the Preston Flickr Group, […]

7 years ago
Preston’s Victorian churches revealed in new book

preston church spires at surise Their spires dominate the Preston skyline but how much do you know about the city’s churches? A new book celebrating a Victorian journalists visit to the chapels in Preston and […]

7 years ago
Deadline approaching for honorary Guild burgess nominations

group of men celebrate 1952 Guild The deadline for nominating someone to join a very special group of Prestonians is fast approaching. Saturday 31st March is the last day you can enter someone to become a […]

7 years ago
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