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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 […]

6 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston woman launches online fashion boutique that operates from Fulwood

Jane has launched her fashion boutique Jane Alisa Pearson has launched Fifi Rose Boutique A fashion lover from Preston has launched her online fashion boutique that operates from Fulwood. Fifi Rose Boutique was set up by Jane […]

7 months ago
Preston artist to showcase her work at a national exhibition

Preston artist, Hilary Hollingworth, is to showcase her work which explores the Witches of Pendle stories at the UK’s biggest event for textile art, design and craft. Hilary’s work, The […]

7 months ago
Meet the lollipop lady who has spent five decades helping Longridge pupils

Irene on patrol A Longridge lollipop lady is officially the longest serving in Britain. Irene Reid, 78, has been helping school pupils cross the road for almost five decades and has clocked-up to […]

7 months ago
Weight loss inspires Preston woman to open a Fulwood gym

Cheryl Hughes after her weight loss A Preston woman who recently opened a gym has revealed her weightloss story. Cheryl Hughes decided to open the fitness studio after being inspired […]

7 months ago
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