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Christmas Wishes for Ribbleton BeatsRibbleton


St Mary Magdalene C of E Church in Ribbleton held a Table Top Sale and Christmas Mini-Market on December 3rd. There were stalls to raise money for the church and for local charities, a Lancashire hotpot lunch and music from the Preston FM Christmas archive. We asked people there to speak up and tell us [...]

Preston Karate on the Road to Verona BeatsRibbleton


Preston Karate in Ribbleton are holding a fundraiser to help their junior karate squad attend the European Championships in Verona, Italy. Here’s a video of some of the candidates with Sensei Albert Timothy.

Preston’s Public Sector takes to the streets Preston

Protesters in Flag Market

On the 30 November 2011 the UK public sector went on strike in regards to public pensions. SpeakUpPreston’s Bugz went along to speak to those involved.

Audio: City of Preston gymnasts get creative St Matthew's

City of Preston Gym

Speak Up Preston was pleased to welcome a group of young people from the City of Preston Gymnastics Club in to the Preston FM studios.

SoundSkills, providing media skills and more in Brookfield Ribbleton


For those familiar with Brookfield, SoundSkills will be a place that is a now recognised as a hub of community activity. Based on media and music skills, the facilities host their own studios but also provide a space for local groups to meet and share ideas.

Video: City of Preston Gym St Matthew's

City of Preston Gym

Speak Up Preston meets some of the volunteers behind the new City of Preston Gym – an empty warehouse that’s been converted into a community-run gym and cafe in just eight weeks – and discovers that there are still ambitious plans brewing.

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