Preston’s Got Soul Event – December 1st

A Northern Soul event which attracts over 800 soul fans is donating all the proceeds from the concessionary sales on the 1st December event at 53 Degrees to “Space”.

The donation has kindly been agreed by Andrew Kirkham from MCK Associates.

This Christmas spectacular features Soul legend Tommy Hunt along with DJ’s Russ Winstanley from the Wigan Casino and Colin Curtis from Blackpool’s Highland room.

Tickets are available on the website;

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Variety Fundraising Night Confirmed – December 1st

This night is to try and raise as much as possible to help keep this wonderful place open!

We have 4 great acts playing live and a massive raffle with some great prizes from businesses all over Preston!



Mog Stanley

Ashley O’Toole feat. Nahyan Imam

1 More TBA


Entrance will cost just £1!!

Loads of cheap drinks and a great venue in a great location.


Raffle Prizes so far include:

Bartle Hall Hotel – Meal for 2, bottle of wine & overnight stay
Chiquito – £50 voucher
Lush – Limited Edition Christmas Gifts
Hand & Dagger – 3 course meal for 2 & bottle of wine
Lea Gate Hungry Horse – £15 voucher
The Guild – Meal for 2 & bottle of wine
Dreams Come True Cakes – 12 gift boxed cupcakes
Lancashire Hotpots – Band merchandise
The Book Club – Signed album & single
Snakes Skin freehand tattoo studio – 1 hour tattoo time
Daisy Makes – handbag & purse
Pink Beautique – Gift voucher
Headin out hair by Vicky – Cut & blow dry
Monroes Hair & Beauty – Gift voucher
Kelly Deanne Hair – Cut & Finish/restyle to value of £25
Sarah Shaw Hair Design – Gift voucher
Michelle’s mobile beauty – 2 x 1 hour massages
InKarma tattoo studio – £30 voucher
Arty Cow – framed art print
Frog And Bucket Tickets


The Variety is across the road from the university library round the corner from The Adelphi pub on Adelphi Street.


Date: Saturday 1st December
Venue: The Variety, Preston
Entry: £1
Kick Off: 7.30pm

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If you could do anything to help raise money for the campaign to save the Space Centre, what would you do?

Thinking caps on!

If you could do anything to help raise money for the campaign to save the Space Centre what would you do?

Complete a sponsored challenge? Use a skill? Claim a World Record?

It doesn’t need to be something you’re ‘necessarily’ going to do! Just something you think would be a great idea. And inspire others to get involved.

We’ll feature the best ideas in an inspirational ebook to help get our campaign motoring.

Email your ideas – a sentence is all it needs – to

Or tweet them using the #sospace hashtag. We’ll keep our eyes peeled!

And thank you for your support.

Local Business Task Force Formed to Save Preston’s Space Centre From Closure

Five local businesses have joined forces to draw up a battle plan to save a Lancashire centre for disabled people from closure.

The Space Centre on Pedders Lane in Preston has been providing vital services for severely disabled people across Lancashire for almost 20 years. But now, its future hangs in the balance after it thought it had secured £800,000 in grants, only to find out they never existed.

The new privately-organised task force of Tom Fox and Amy Uphill from Bowker BMW, Suzanne Cameron from Preston Marina, Ross McWilliam from Today Can Be Better, Chris McCrudden from Tandem Law and Steve Johnston managing director of Paper Innovations has come together to pool their expertise and seek out new ways to safeguard the Space Centre’s future.

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