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Preston City Council supports county book festival tackling racial discrimination

Preston City Council has offered its support to a global book festival that aims to combat racial discrimination. The council has joined other organisations around Lancashire, including the Harris Museum […]

2 months ago
Preston’s Deepdale Shopping Park hosts children’s ‘Booknic’ reading event

Preston’s Deepdale Shopping Park has played host to more than 290 schoolchildren at a ‘Booknic’ reading event. Children from across three Preston schools took part in the event, organised in partnership with […]

2 months ago
Preston students vote for shortlisted titles to win Lancashire Book of the Year 2021 Award

The shortlisted titles for the Lancashire Book of the Year 2021 Award were announced on Monday, 24 May. Lancashire Book of the Year remains one of the few book awards […]

4 months ago
Home library service resumes across Preston

June Dearden People who have benefited from Lancashire County Council’s Home Library Service have said it is “marvellous” the service has resumed. The service is available to those across Preston and the […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement The 150-year-old Friargate bookshop trying to keep the pages turning through the coronavirus pandemic

Mike Halewood Preston booksellers Halewood and Sons are – like most businesses – currently in coronavirus lockdown. Despite the shop being closed to browsers they are delivering online and phone orders. Halewood […]

1 year ago
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 […]

2 years ago
Preston Book Group has a new venue – and will soon host bestselling authors

A Preston Book Group meeting Preston Book Group has a new city centre venue for its monthly meet ups. The group will now meet at The Larder in Lancaster Road. The first meeting at the […]

2 years ago
New book ‘North End Souls’ tells the story of 15 PNE greats and their time at Deepdale

Rainbow corner flags will be used at the West From fixture Pic: Ian Robinson/Preston North End Graham Alexander, David Moyes, Paul Gallagher, Joe Garner… These are just four of the Preston North End greats to pen chapters in a new book, ‘North End Souls’ about life […]

2 years ago
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