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Lancashire Encounter returns to Preston city centre this September

The red canopy is part of the Lancashire Encounters Festival The Lancashire Encounter arts festival is to celebrate local culture with a ‘packed programme’ when it returns to Preston this September. Established in 2015 to honour the Preston Guild celebrations, […]

1 month ago
Learn about Preston’s most famous suffragette in a Friend of Winckley Square tour

People enjoying the sun in Winckley Square Gardens Pic: Tony Worrall If you’d like to discover more about the life of Edith Rigby, Preston’s most famous suffragette, then you can join Judy, a Friend of Winckley Square Tour Guide for a […]

5 months ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week February 12 to 18

Spring flowers in Preston city centre in March Pic: Tony Worrall As Preston recovers from the impact of Storms Dudley and Eunice, spring is finally on the way, with an end to dark morning commutes as the days get longer ahead […]

6 months ago
Friends of Winckley Square to host talk on pioneering Preston women from history

The Friends of Winckley Square have invited residents to a talk this March on the achievements of local women from history. At 7pm on 9 March, Friends of Winckley Square will discuss […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week January 22 to 28

A cold day on Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall With the end of January fast approaching and the end of the cold weather clearly on the horizon, several green initiatives will soon kickstart the spring, including ‘Plant Preston’ for the […]

6 months ago
Winckley Square relief charity seeks applications from local causes

Preston's city skyline Pic: Mick Gardner A historic Winckley Square charity with reserves of £600,000 is searching for applications from local causes. The Daniel’s and Houghton’s Charity is an amalgamation of two charities created in 1649 […]

7 months ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week January 8 to 14

A very cold looking Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall This week was the first full week at work after the festive period for many people. With the return to work and normal day to day activities, we’ve tried to […]

7 months ago
Friends of Winckley Square to hold Christmas concert

The Winckley Square Christmas tree Pic: Stephen Riley The Friends of Winckley Square are next month holding a Christmas concert featuring carols and refreshments. On Sunday 12 December, from 3pm to 5.30pm, the group will invite guests to […]

9 months ago
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