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UCLan researchers create survey to help improve business support after pandemic

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Businesses across the UK are being invited to feed back their experiences of working through the pandemic in a survey designed to improve future business support. The Phoenix Project, developed […]

4 months ago
Preston’s ‘Russian Lidl’ Mere to close as Ukraine conflict intensifies

Political pressure caused by the Ukraine invasion has led to a Russian supermarket chain closing its Preston store. On Thursday 3 March, budget supermarket Mere announced it is also halting […]

4 months ago
Winckley Square restaurant 263 lands spot in Michelin Guide

A Preston city-centre restaurant headed up by a Masterchef finalist has secured a place in the esteemed Michelin Guide. 263, located just off Winckley Square, is overseen by Oli Martin, […]

4 months ago
Five Guys hints at new restaurant in Preston city centre

The attack took place at the top end of Guildhall Street Pic: Google American burger chain Five Guys is searching for job seekers to fill three positions at a new Preston restaurant. Although the exact location has not been disclosed, the chain released […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Walton-le-Dale SPAR named north’s top Marie Curie fundraising store

A Walton-le-Dale SPAR has raised £5,302 for Marie Curie since March 2017, making it the firm’s most successful fundraising store in the north. The celebrations at the Sandringham Road store […]

5 months ago
Clayton-le-Woods Co-op to offer 20 roles for local jobseekers

A new Clayton-le-Woods Co-op launching this spring is hiring 20 jobseekers from diverse ages and backgrounds. The Central England Co-op Food Store, the first in Lancashire, will open its doors […]

5 months ago
Preston city centre cafe The Larder has windows smashed

Larder staff have thanked the local community for their support after vandals smashed their shop windows during a night of trouble in the city centre. Around 10pm last night (Wednesday […]

5 months ago
Residents urged to ‘Plant Preston’ for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Avenham Park in autumn Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Council has invited residents to plant trees on their properties this March to mark the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations. Last year, Preston was chosen as a Champion City for Her Majesty […]

5 months ago
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