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Preston Council leader’s emotional message ahead of surgery

Councillor Peter Rankin Councillor Peter Rankin The leader of Preston Council has told of his admiration and respect for NHS staff ahead of his impending surgery. Councillor Peter Rankin is due to undergo […]

1 month ago
One of Preston’s much loved characters has died – RIP Paul Swarbrick

Paul Swarbrick. 1950-2017. Paul Swarbrick. 1950-2017. We are saddened to confirm the passing of one of the city’s most colourful characters and one of our greatest contributors – Paul Swarbrick. Paul died on […]

1 month ago
Preston couple set up Hugs Not Drugs to help babies born addicted to drugs

A new charity, Hugs Not Drugs, has been set up by a Preston man along, with his partner and nephew, to help babies that are born addicted to drugs. Daniel Kynatson, […]

2 months ago
Fulwood author publishes his first book of poetry

Adil Dad has launched his own collection of poems Adil Dad has launched his own collection of poems A self-published author, from Fulwood, has published his first book. Adil Dad, 23, released his book ‘Pick Me Up’ on 4 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Virgin Trains apprentice driver to be based at Preston

Simon in the cab of a Virgin Train Simon in the cab of a Virgin Train He’s beaten more than 400 people to the job to be one of Virgin Train’s new drivers. Simon Tyrer, 29, was selected […]

2 months ago
Designer launches Christmas cards for city hospice after mum’s death

Natalie Spencer with her mum Gabrielle Natalie Spencer with her mum Gabrielle A Preston designer has put her creative talents to help raise money for St Catherine’s Hospice after the death of her mother. Natalie Spencer’s […]

2 months ago
Weight loss inspires Preston man to tackle London Marathon

A Preston man who has discovered his new found fitness is set to tackle the London Marathon. Andrew Watson has lost four stone over the last 18 months and has […]

2 months ago
This Preston teenager has done a fantastic thing to help young care leavers

Charlotte on stage at the Radio 1 Teen Awards Charlotte on stage at the Radio 1 Teen Awards A teenage girl from Preston who went through the care system in Lancashire is on of the UK’s teen heroes. Charlotte […]

3 months ago
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