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Preston office workers raising funds for Lancashire Women by cycling 45 miles

A trio of cyclists are tackling a 45 mile bike ride to raise funds for a local charity. The bike ride took place on Sunday, 12 September. The cyclists are […]

4 days ago
St Walburge’s church appears in American Sci-Fi drama

Eagle-eyed viewer Russell J Baines noticed a familiar place whilst watching American drama ‘Debris.’ St Walburge’s Church was pictured in the scene. During the scene where Preston is mentioned, the […]

5 days ago
Volunteers needed in Preston and Lancashire to help school places appeal process

School classroom. Pic: Pixabay - Alexandra_Koch People across Preston and Lancashire are being asked to volunteer for positions to help decide on appeals by parents and carers for school places. Lancashire County Council is looking to […]

5 days ago
Preston reacts to the unveiling of Wallace and Gromit bench

This morning (Friday 10 September) people waited in anticipation for the Wallace and Gromit bench to be unveiled. Based on the cheese-loving inventor and his loyal companion as they appeared […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Virgin Media upgrade to improve broadband speeds in Leyland, Garstang and Kirkham homes

Thousands of homes across Preston can now access Virgin Media O2’s gigabit network, which offers speeds which are 20 times faster than the national average. Areas including Leyland, , Chorley, […]

1 week ago
Ashton-on-Ribble and Leyland schools to get more special education needs provision

Penwortham Girls' High School Pic: Google SEN provision in Lancashire has received a huge boost following a series of decisions taken by councillors. At its cabinet meeting on Thursday, Lancashire County Council agreed proposals to create […]

1 week ago
Fulwood Leisure Centre to collect unwanted sportswear for children and young people

Better, the charitable social enterprise which operates leisure centres across Preston on behalf of the city council, has partnered with BBC Radio Lancashire on a new charitable campaign ‘Kit Out […]

1 week ago
Miller Arcade’s Heavenly Desserts set to rebrand as luxury restaurant chain Haute Dolci

Miller Arcade in Preston is set to welcome luxury restaurant chain Haute Dolci, taking over the Heavenly Desserts unit. Opening this autumn, it will reveal and elegant new look that […]

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