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Pippa Cole’s parents receiving devastating news as tumours return

The family of a brave Preston tot battling brain cancer has received the news they “never wanted to hear”. Pippa Cole, 3, has been in and out of hospital fighting a second brain tumour – and her family thought she’d beaten it. Doctors have now confirmed X-rays show nearly the whole of little Pippa’s spine is lined in tumours. Pippa, who lives near Preston, was […]

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Potential premises for Ham and Jam

Modern coffee shop proposed for Lancaster Road

A new, independent coffee shop is looking to fill an empty building and “put a smile back on Lancaster Road.” Richard Lowthian, director of Ham and Jam Independent Coffee Shop has high hopes for his venture, which will fill the former drop-in centre, which has been empty for six years. Richard, who is waiting for confirmation on planning permission, is in the final stages of […]

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Award Winner Lee Petts

Two Preston based Directors take home North West awards

Two Preston based Directors were winners at the North West Director of the Year Awards. Richard Freye of Service Care Solutions and Lee Petts of Remsol Limited each were awarded with Young Director of the Year and Corporate Social Responsibility Director of Year respectively at the ceremony held at Manchester’s Midland Hotel. Richard, who lives in Preston set up the company which now employs over […]

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Nurses and nursing assistants from St Catherine’s Hospice with Lucy Kay

Britain’s Got Talent star visits hospice ahead of summer Symphony at the Tower concert

Britain’s Got Talent star, Lucy Kay visited St. Catherine’s Hospice in Lostock Hall, as she prepares to perform at this year’s Symphony at the Tower. The annual event, filled with live music, will be celebrating it’s 20th year at Hoghton Tower, while the Hospice too will be celebrating it’s 30th birthday. Runner-up on last year’s talent show, Lucy visited the hospice to see where the […]

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Former Bambers furniture shop premises demolished in regeneration project

Landmark demolished in Friargate regeneration project

A Preston landmark is set to be demolished, as part of the £18 million regeneration project which has begun on Friargate. Former Bambers furniture shop is one of many businesses who have seen their premises demolished to make way for the “transformation.” Along with Bambers, Blitz nightclub is also included in the demolition process, however owner Peter Alexander is looking to move to the former […]

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Mike Peters will be at The Continental, Preston on March 18.

New Continental to host Mike Peters of The Alarm

The Continental will host Mike Peters’ for a night of 80’s live music. Mike, an original member of punk rock band, “The Alarm” will perform “Strength” in a much more contemporary style. The Continental as a music venue has welcomed a variety of acts over recent years, and this unique take on the bands bestselling album will hit the stage on March 18. The performance […]

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