Preston community group dances in solidarity with One Billion Rising

The Mayor and the Creative Communities Group pose with one arm in the air for One Billion Rising A Preston community group has taken part in one of the largest mass movements of people in the world for the annual One Billion Rising event. It was the Creative […]

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Preston man wanted by police in connection with supply of Class A drugs

A Preston man is wanted by police in connection with the supply of Class A drugs. Jack Tunstall, 23, from Preston is wanted for conspiracy to supply Class A drugs […]

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Corporation Street bus gate signage starts to appear for Preston’s latest bus-only street

New bus gate on Corporation Street. Pic: Blog Preston Signage and road markings have begun to appear ahead of Preston city centre’s latest bus-only lane being put in place. A section of Corporation Street, from Marsh Lane to Heatley […]

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Specialist unit for people with acute learning disabilities at Whittingham takes a step forward

Proposed facility off Cumeragh Lane, Whittingham (images: Gilling Dodd Architects, via Preston City Council planning portal) A specialist unit for people with acute learning disabilities has moved a step closer to being built in rural Preston after planning officials recommended councillors give it the go-ahead. The […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Charity firewalk taking place in Ribbleton in memory of two inspiring women

Audrey Clement and Betty Pennington - two 'amazing' women A charity firewalk is taking place in Ribbleton in memory of two inspiring women. The event, which will raise money for Cancer Help Preston, is in honour of Audrey Clement […]

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Adoptee raises money for Preston charity by walking over 40 miles to Barrow

Barry Cullen who is supporting the adoption charity. Pic: Caritas Care A man has walked 40 miles from Keswick to Barrow to raise money for a Preston-based adoption charity, Caritas Care. Barry Cullen, 50, from Surrey was adopted through the charity […]

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Dental clinic being offered to Preston by UCLan dentists in training

A patient being seen at UCLan's Dentistry school on the city campus Pic: UCLan Preston’s university is offering free dental treatment by dentists in training. The University of Central Lancashire is running a Community Dental Clinic in the city. Patients needing difficult surgical procedures, […]

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Jewellery shop in Preston donates thousands to Rosemere Cancer Charity

Fundraising manager Sue (centre) receives the Whittles donation from store manager Rose Wilson (left) and assistant manager Sarah Broadbent. Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation A jewellers in Preston has donated over £3,000 to Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Whittles, on Fishergate, decided to donate to the charity after Sarah Broadbent, the assistant store manager had treatment […]

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