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A city of northwest England north-northeast of Liverpool. The Jacobites surrendered here after an uprising in 1715.


(Placename) a city in NW England, administrative centre of Lancashire, on the River Ribble: developed as a weaving centre (17th–18th centuries); university (1992). Pop: 184 836 (2001)


(ˈprɛs tən)

a seaport in W Lancashire, in NW England. 132,200.
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According to reports, the city of Preston is bucking national trends and is one of few to see more stores open than close this year, providing a big rival attraction.
The girls competed against several national teams, including City of Leeds Synchronised Swimmers, Trafford Synchro Club, City of Preston Aquatics, Gateshead Synchronised Swimming Club, Borough of Kirklees and Walsall Synchronised Swimming Club.
Prior information notice without call for competition:The project comprises of the design and construction of a new Student Centre and University Squares framing the north and south of the Student Centre; forming the central heart of the new 200 000 000 GBP University Campus Masterplan, transforming the connections between the University and the City of Preston.
Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudais has opened the Mosque and School of Al-Salam (Peace) in the city of Preston, United Kingdom.
The city of Preston held a civic funeral for its most famous son with a funeral cortege procession from Deepdale Stadium to Preston Minster.
A true gentleman and an ambassador not just for football but for the City of Preston and indeed England as a whole.
Cyrus was first jailed for life in 2005 for the brutal robbery of a 90-year-old widow in his home city of Preston, Lancashire.
He has since been seen in Nottingham and his home city of Preston, where he is thought to have approached two schoolgirls for sex.
The Birmingham side returned from their first away trip of the season with maximum points after wins over City of Preston and Chester & Ellesmere Port Eels to move two points clear of Middlesbrough Mavericks.
Cricket star ANDREW FLINTOFF has asked that all proceeds from the sell-out events to mark him being made a Freeman of his home city of Preston, Lancs be given to Derian House childrens' hospice.
Clubs from Walsall, Rugby, City of Preston, Aquavision, Gateshead and Witney & District took part in the championships and each club's members entered into the solo, duet and team and champs events.
SNARED JDRUMMER Cheat Clarkson And they filmed the 63-year-old KILTY SECRET J At court, and in band in full Highland regalia, marching with his drum for half an hour with his pals from the City of Preston Pipe Band.