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Plastic Free Preston

We just wanted to update you on the results from the latest clean at Preston Marina as part of the Autumn Beach and River Clean series by Surfers Against Sewage. We had a smaller number of volunteers this time, due to a clash with an important local rally, however the clean was still very product...

Mental Health And Dementia Facilities Forum.

Mental health and dementia facilities forum. the mental health & dementia facilities forum 15th - 16th November 2018 Whittlebury Hall, Northamptonshire   This year’s programme will look at design in psychiatric care units; dementia fr...

Spotlight On CCG Members :- Mrs Trisha Rollo

It’s unusual these days to begin life in a district or town and reach your senior years still inhabiting that particular place. This month’s ‘Spotlight on CCG Members’ achieved such a feat as we are about  to discover. Born and educated in Preston, Mrs Trisha Rollo be...

Addictive TV DJ Set - New Continental - 7pm- 8/11/18

~In 2012 Preston’s local DJ scene was popular in the city’s pub and club circuits. Revellers would spend their weekend chilling  and dancing to the coolest beats the DJ would spin. Six years ago local DJ’s could only dream of creating a worldwide success of spinning decks. ...

In Residence - Dance Showcase- UCLAN - 7.30pm -9.30pm - 9/11/18

~Jazz funk band Jamiroquai once sang on their 1999 hit Canned Heat that there was nothing left to do but dance. When your going through hard times having a creative outlet such as dancing can be great way to take off the excess stress. Young people in particular often combine peer groups to perfo...

Black History Month - Talk- UCLAN - 4-5.30pm- 31/10/18

~It’s good to know that racial equality is something the UK promotes and, as October is Black History Month it seems fitting to have UCLAN as  host, as each year it enrols many black students on courses to fulfil their potential and their long term career goal. One of those students is...

BUILDING LEARNING SOCIETIES

The progressive view on education in Europe: more Solidar citizenship please Has the engine of education boosted the development of culture and solidarity among European citizens? If would certainly seem so. Last Thursday in the European Parliament the S&D group organized a conference on educ...

The Carpenters Story - Preston Guild Hall - 7.30pm - 10.30pm - 8/11/18

~Many well known musicians start out ok but time and unforeseen occurrence strikes them and they’re gone. They leave behind  a fantastic back catalogue of music. That was very much the case of The Carpenters. The band started out in 1969 but their longevity in  music  was cut...

Let's Talk - Digital Agency Guidance - Society 1 - Preston - 5-8pm - 1/11/18

~We all need advice and guidance from time to time. Children seek help from their parents. Teens may learn from their peer group. Adults generally receive tips on development in the workplace. Associating freely with like-minded individuals for three hours on a subject which can help propel adult...

Mill Girls And Militants - Preston Flag Market And Harris Museum - 11am And 3pm - 27/10/18

~Lancashire in 1918. It would have been a very different scene to the Lancashire we’re accustomed to now. One of the most significant stories to come out of that period was the suffrage movement and how female empowerment led to women being given the right  to vote. That historic movem...

The Beauty Of Indigenous Power - Taiwan Exhibition -UCLAN - 9am - 6pm - 29/10/18 - 2/11/18

~UCLAN is renowned for enrolling students every year from outside the UK. Engagement in  out of University activities creates confidence and it’s  helps to make apprehensive ones feel included in a non-judgemental and respectful environment. I would imagine Taiwan students may con...

Can These Dry Bones Live? Art Exhibition- UCLAN - 9am - 6pm - 29/10/18 - 9/11/18

People react differently when someone they love dies. Some may go into complete shock and disbelief. Others may be emotionally and mentally unstable for a long period of time. It may be beneficial for grieving ones to find a creative outlet for their loss. Expressing yourself through art on the subj...