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Preston Hindu temple volunteers cycle Guild Wheel for India’s Covid crisis

On Saturday, 8 May, volunteers from BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Preston participated in the Preston Guild Wheel Cycle Challenge. They covered a distance of over 33km to raise much-needed funds […]

2 months ago
Pop-up blood donation clinic to open in Preston for new Covid study

Scientists have issued an urgent appeal for Prestonians to help a potentially ground-breaking Covid genetic study. Scientists need help to identify new treatments, and they need the help of those […]

3 months ago
First ever Preston Live Arts Festival to go ahead in late June

Preston City Council have announced today (Thursday, 15 April) that they have been successful in securing a £841,647 grant from the DCMS Cultural Recovery Fund, and will soon be announcing […]

3 months ago
111, 113, 153 and 152 bus services in Preston and South Ribble to see changes

A 23 service in operation by Preston Bus during lockdown Pic: Colin Ward Bus users in Preston, South Ribble and West Lancashire can look forward to better services from May. This is thanks to new investment from Lancashire County Council to make sure […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan students choose shortlist of entries to the fourth Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction

A team of students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have used their literary talents to choose eight writers to be finalists of the fourth Dinesh Allirajah Prize for […]

4 months ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week March 13 to 19

Sunset at Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall In a week which marked the 100th day since the first coronavirus vaccination was administered in the UK, we’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston. From the […]

4 months ago
The Intact Centre in Ingol aiming to close the digital divide surrounding The Census 2021

Census Day is Sunday, 21 March, and people are being encouraged to complete their censuses by then. The Intact Centre, a community hub based in Ingol is helping local people […]

4 months ago
Watch how Friargate and Ringway in Preston city centre to look after £14.7m revamp

Aerial view of the new Ringway and Friargate junction Pic: Lancashire County Council Prestonians and visitors are being invited to give their views on designs for a new scheme which will reconnect Preston city centre to create a better leisure and shopping experience […]

4 months ago
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