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coat of arms of Preston City Council, the local authority for the City
of Preston, in Lancashire, England. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
A Hindu Community Centre has been planned in the city of Preston in England.
Preston, the administrative center of Lancashire on River Ribble
houses the main campus of the University of Central Lancashire and was
recorded in the Domesday Book as "Prestune" in 1086. Prominent people
associated with it include one of USA’s founding fathers Benjamin
Franklin; footballers Clarke Carlisle, Tom Finney and Phil Jones;
wrestler Stu Bennett; cricketer Andrew Flintoff; animator Nick Park and
poet Robert Service. Constance Margaret McManus is the Mayor, while
Peter Rankin is Leader of Preston City Council.