Lancashire city ranks in top 10 areas most eager to find Valentine’s Day date

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New research has revealed the areas in the UK that are most eager to find a date for Valentine’s Day, with Preston taking the seventh spot.

Preston is the UK area seventh-most eager to find a Valentine’s Day date, according to new research 

Out of all UK towns and cities Liverpool takes the top spot as the area that is most eager to find a Valentine’s Day date, while Wigan takes second place.

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The research, carried out by NoDeposit365, used Google search volume data to determine the towns and cities searching the most for Valentine’s Day and dating-related terms 

Olivia King, a spokesperson for, said: “As Valentine’s Day looms, it is interesting to discover the towns and cities in the UK that are most actively seeking a potential date on this special day. 

“Dating sites are clearly a popular choice among citizens, with eHarmony featuring on each area’s most searched keywords, as well as the best or free dating apps. 

“It is evident that those looking for love are taking full advantage of these online dating platforms to make a connection in this runup to the big day.” 

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The company’s method was to analyse the number of average monthly Google searches for keywords relating to finding romance ahead of Valentine’s Day across the entire UK. 

The areas with the highest monthly search volumes per 100,000 people for these specific keywords have been identified to form a top ten list.

Taking the seventh position was Preston, with 1,085 monthly searches on average per 100,000 residents.

Included in this are 348 Google searches for ‘free dating’, 253 searches for ‘eHarmony’, and 30 searches for ‘best dating apps’. 

Analysis and research was carried out by

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