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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 […]

5 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 […]

6 months ago
Little Frankie continues cancer fight as Manchester United stars pay a visit

Fellaini and Martial visited Frankie and mother Sandra in hospital before Christmas A poorly Lancashire girl who is battling bladder cancer has received a big boost thanks to the kindness of those looking after her. Frankie Garbett, four, spent much of Christmas […]

7 months ago
Meeting Preston’s railway vicar who spends life on the line

Reverend Richard Cook This Preston preacher has licence to travel during the Christmas period. Reverend Richard Cook is the railway chaplain for the North West and is always on the move. He’s been […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Working Preston’s streets with the street cleaning team

Graham, 47, is working his way towards a good breakfast Stale smells of that last pint and cold chips hang in the murky air down Lancaster Road where it meets Church Street and Fishergate. Heels of the last glammed-up girls […]

7 months ago
These girls spent a night on Preston’s streets being homeless

Five of the group are pictured sleeping out: From right to left: Keeley Bingham, Stephanie Jones, Shakira Browne, Tjay Morley and Kim Horton Six friends from Preston spent a night on the streets of the city to see what it’s like for the homeless. Last Friday night (2 December) Stephanie Jones was joined […]

8 months ago
Preston councillor Tom Davies has died

Cllr Tom Davies, and pictured with current Mayor cllr McManus A Preston councillor has died following a suspected heart attack after spending Saturday afternoon watching Preston North End. Councillor Tom Davies, who represented Preston Rural East since 2008, passed away […]

8 months ago
How this Preston family are helping the homeless this Christmas

Stephanie Jones and family are taking action for the homeless this Christmas A Preston family are preparing to spend a night sleeping on the streets to help the city’s homeless. Stephanie Jones is wrapping up and taking her partner Anthony Harris to […]

8 months ago
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