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Oscar-winner Nick Park marries near Preston

Nick Park visiting Preston during the 2012 Guild Pic: Tony Worrall One of Preston’s most famous sons has tied the knot on the outskirts of the city. Oscar-winning animator Nick Park has married at the Gibbon Bridge Hotel. In a ceremony […]

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

After last year’s success, Lancashire Encounter Festival returns to Preston transforming the city centre into a vibrant hub of activity on 23-25 September. The weekend is bursting with quality activities […]

7 months ago
This Preston Golf Coach has been listed as one of the top 25 in the UK

A golf coach from Preston has been listed as one of the top 25 golf coaches in the UK by Golf Monthly. Peter Finch, born and bred in Preston, was […]

7 months ago
Cemetery families lobby Preston councillors about enforcement action

A review of Preston Cemetery’s rules is to take place following a petition by families who look after loved one’s graves. The petition follows a number of letters received by […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston trio climb Mount Kilimajaro for charity

Two Preston brothers, Richard Winnard and Stuart Lord-Winnard teamed up with their friend Adrian Bell to climb the highest mountain in Africa for a great cause. The team reached the […]

8 months ago
Preston’s Miss England meets some creepy crawlies

Keep very still Elizabeth! Pic: Dan Collins at Third Avenue Photography Preston’s recently crowned Miss England returned to the play scheme she’s volunteered at for the past four years. Elizabeth Grant, from Ribbleton, made her way to Leyland in her PJs […]

8 months ago
Preston’s Miss England Elizabeth Grant dazzles at Southport Flower Show in bikini shoot

Lizzie will compete for England at Miss World in the Autumn Pic: Colin Lane A few weeks ago, Elizabeth Grant was busy working in a shoe shop and a bar in Preston as she worked hard to support her studies at Liverpool Hope University. […]

8 months ago
Hidden Preston to be revealed during heritage days

Two of the places you can explore in September Heritage Open Days is England’s biggest festival of history and culture which gives public the chance to visit historic monuments and buildings, particularly those normally closed to them. Taking place […]

8 months ago
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