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Over 100,000 hours of time given by volunteers to Preston and Lancashire’s vaccination programme

Local volunteers have collectively donated over 100,000 hours of their time to support Lancashire and South Cumbria’s Covid-19 vaccination programme, which a huge milestone for the region which is helping […]

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Biggest month of spoken-word performance in Preston this September

September will see three of the UK’s best poets head to Preston for the biggest month of spoken-word performance in the city’s history. Acclaimed Manchester-based poet Tony Walsh will perform […]

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50 Afghan refugees can expect a ‘warm arm of friendship’ as they settle in Preston

Preston has joined with cities and towns across the UK, and further afield, to open its doors to Afghan refugees as British and American troops withdraw from Afghanistan. In the […]

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Greener rail commuting headed to Preston and the North West

Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford The government have announced a ÂŁ78m plan to electrify a section of the North West’s rail network, which will boost potential for green commuting across Preston and the North West. […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Police launch appeal to find missing 13-year-old boy last seen in Penwortham

Police have launched an appeal to find a missing boy from Preston who has links to Leyland and Bolton. Thomas Prescott is a 13 year old male, short brown hair […]

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Preston man reaches final of national weather photography competition

A Prestonian has made it to the shortlist of the Royal Meteorological Society ‘Weather Photographer of the Year 2021’ competition. A panel of experts have decided their top three winners […]

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Community Gateway Association in Preston holding event to discuss antisocial behaviour

Community Gateway Association (CGA), Preston’s largest social housing landlord, will be holding an event on Thursday 2 September, between 5pm and 7pm at Oaktree Court, Ingol. CGA’s Tenancy Management team will be joined by […]

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Clifton postmaster who falsely reported a robbery has been jailed

A postmaster who falsely reported a robbery has been jailed. Jitendra Karia, 49, of Stanagate, Clifton, was sentenced to 15 months in prison at Preston Crown Court on Wednesday (25 […]

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