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Grimsargh nurse awarded prestigious Queen’s Nurse title

Carol Carless A nurse from Grimsargh has been recognised for the huge difference she makes to patients and staff in community care. Carol Carless, who is a Community Specialist Practitioner with Lancashire […]

7 hours ago
Man arrested after brick thrown at Tommy Robinson event in Larches

A man was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after he threw a rock at the screen at a Tommy Robinson presentation in Larches. The MEP candidate, real name Stephen […]

6 days ago
UCLan’s new vice chancellor has been announced – and he’s a familiar face

A new vice chancellor has been appointed to step into the role at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in the new academic year. Professor Graham Baldwin, currently Vice-Chancellor and […]

2 weeks ago
Preston author caught up in campus shooting says USA is ‘not safe to live in’

A.J. Hartley in front of Cold Bath Street sign Preston-born author A.J. Hartley has written a scathing analysis on US gun crime after he was caught up in a campus shooting. Hartley teaches at the University of North Carolina, […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings latest rich list position revealed

Trevor Hemmings Pic: Colin Lane/Liverpool Echo Preston North End’s owner has remained as one of the richest people in the North West. Trevor Hemmings saw his fortune grow by £25million during 2018-19. Hemmings is thought to […]

2 weeks ago
South Ribble mum protests at local elections – saying epileptic son is being failed

Ben holding the protest sign A South Ribble mum is using the local elections to protest against what she says is a failure in her epileptic son’s medical treatment. Joanne Griffiths is protesting outside St […]

3 weeks ago
Granddaughter of Lancashire Loyals war veteran makes plea to track down his medals

The granddaughter of a Preston soldier who died in 1955 has made a heartfelt appeal to track down his medals after learning they had been sold at auction. Private Percy […]

4 weeks ago
Preston soldier to become youngest to row across the Atlantic

A teenager from Preston is set to become the youngest soldier in the world, and the third youngest person ever, to row across the Atlantic Ocean. Kian Helm, 17, a […]

4 weeks ago
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