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These friends are tackling the UK’s three peaks for Preston man with brain tumour

Four friends have set themselves a challenge with a twist to raise money for their terminally-ill friend. Brothers Alex Wadsworth and Jason Wadsworth, along with Will Magowan and Anton Tsarev, […]

1 week ago
Preston surveyor is retiring aged 87

Frank started his career aged 17 and worked his way up to form his own firm Frank started his career aged 17 and worked his way up to form his own firm A veteran surveyor who built one of Preston’s largest architecture firms is hanging up […]

2 weeks ago
Councillor Rankin to leave politics in May as cancer battle continues

Councillor Peter Rankin Councillor Peter Rankin The leader of Preston City Council has announced he will be leaving politics in the Spring. Councillor Peter Rankin has undergone surgery for a brain tumour and […]

2 weeks ago
Ashton woman opens up about cancer battle after being diagnosed while pregnant

A Preston mum is to walk a stretch of Hadrian’s Wall after finding out she’s battling cancer for the second time in four years. Roisin Pelan, of Ashton-on-Ribble, has spent […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Nick Park returns to Preston for Early Man showing

Nick Park at the Odeon in Preston Docks Pic: Benny Mc'Nally Nick Park at the Odeon in Preston Docks Pic: Benny Mc’Nally One of Preston’s most famous sons returned to the city for a showing of his new film. Nick Park […]

3 weeks ago
UCLan lecturer is a finalist for the British Muslim Awards

UCLan lecturer, Mohamed Parker, has been shortlisted in British Muslim Awards A lecturer from UCLan has finalised for a national education award. Mohamed Parker, Principle Lecturer from the Lancashire School of […]

4 weeks ago
This Preston man is training for the 2024 Olympics

A Preston man is training for the 2024 Olympics, and is raising money to do so. Rob Murray, 24, lives in Preston but originally from Northern Ireland, has been sailing […]

1 month ago
Preston woman completes running challenge in honour of Ben Ashworth

Pita Nadine and Ben Ashworth A Preston woman has completed a running challenge in memory of Ben Ashworth, raising money and awareness for three charities close to his and his […]

1 month ago
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