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This woman is doing something very unusual on the morning of her wedding

Catherine will be doing the parkrun and then walking, not sprinting, down the aisle Catherine will be doing the parkrun and then walking, not sprinting, down the aisle A bride-to-be is doing an unusual form of last minute preparation for her wedding. Catherine Newton […]

5 hours ago
This Preston teenager has been crowned the best in Britain

Elli Westwood seems genuinely overwhelmed at winning the national competition Pic: Tarleton Photography Elli Westwood seems genuinely overwhelmed at winning the national competition Pic: Tarleton Photography A teenager from Preston has been crowned as the first ever Britain’s Junior Miss. Elli Westwood, 15, […]

5 days ago
There’s a new Junior Miss Preston been crowned

Jessica Jackson is the new Junior Miss Preston Jessica Jackson is the new Junior Miss Preston Pic: Third Avenue Photography A 16-year-old from the outskirts of Preston has won this year’s beauty queen competition to be the new […]

1 week ago
Ben Ashworth receives special recognition for cancer battle

Ben Ashworth and his wife Louise Ben Ashworth and his wife Louise Preston has paid tribute to one of its sporting, and most inspirational, greats – Ben Ashworth. It’s nearly exactly five years since Ben was […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Simon Rigby visits the Palace for his MBE

Prince Charles and Simon Rigby share a word Simon Rigby with his MBE One of Preston’s most prolific businessmen has been recognised for his achievements. Simon Rigby was granted an MBE by Prince Charles during a ceremony at […]

2 months ago
Little Pippa Cole has died from cancer aged five

Pippa Cole heading to nursery in October last year Pippa Cole heading to nursery in October last year A Preston girl has lost her fight against brain cancer. Pippa Cole, aged five, died this morning (Monday). Her family have […]

2 months ago
Preston student living life on the ice with sports photo dream

Tom in action at the VoIP World Junior Curling Championships 2017 Tom in action at the VoIP World Junior Curling Championships 2017 A chilly grip on a camera lens is a dream come true for one Preston student. Tom Rowland has spent […]

2 months ago
Preston DJ who penned ASOS rant opens up on mental health struggle

Jay Whalley is now well and looking to raise awareness of mental health problems A Preston DJ who became embroiled in drug taking, depression and who nearly died on the floor of a city chicken takeaway has urged young men to talk about their […]

3 months ago
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