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Pippa Cole’s brain tumour returns despite having been given all clear

Pippa Cole pictured at Manchester Children's Hospital A Preston family have been given the worst possible news as we head into the festive season. Little Pippa Cole has seen her cancer return. She’s beaten cancer TWICE but […]

6 months ago
Scott Fitzgerald on turning pro and getting ready for his Guild Hall bout

Scott Fitzgerald at the Larches gym where he continues to train Pic: Richard Stanley It’s been a sharp learning curve for Scott Fitzgerald – but one he is relishing as a rising star of British boxing. The Preston light-middleweight won a welterweight gold medal […]

6 months ago
Best friends from Preston use maternity leave to start new business

Two best friends, Amy Cheadle and Helen Kerray, from Preston have started a new enterprise for fellow parents of young children up to the age of four. The new business, called Baby […]

6 months ago
These touching pictures pay tribute to Chris Miller’s nautical life

Chris Miller working at the Preston Yacht Haven, precursor to Preston Marina based in No. 3 Shed on the south side of the main dock basin. c.1988 These pictures tell the story of a man who enjoyed a life plotting a course with boats. Chris Miller, who founded Preston Marina, has died aged 76. His son – […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tributes paid to Preston Marina founder Chris Miller

Chris Miller at the Riversway Festival in 2012 A pillar of Preston has passed away aged 76. Tributes have been paid to Chris Miller who founded Preston Marina. Born and bred in Penwortham the sailing fanatic is to […]

7 months ago
What to see on the Sunday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

The final day of Lancashire Encounter concludes with Run Preston being the headline attraction on Sunday 25 September, which has been a huge success in recent years of the festival. […]

7 months ago
A glimpse inside Nick Park’s Lancashire wedding

Nick Park and his wife Mags after the ceremony Pic: Brenda Dell A glimpse inside Nick Park’s glorious Lancashire wedding has been granted. He married Mags Connolly at Gibbon Bridge Hotel near Chipping on Friday afternoon. Brenda Dell, who was amongst the small […]

7 months ago
What to see on the Saturday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

The Red Canopies were the main attraction of last year's Lancashire Encounter Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire Encounter is expected to impress Preston as a long list of events set to amaze the city on Saturday 24 September. The whole weekend is bursting with quality activities […]

7 months ago
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