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These five police officers saved a suicidal woman from a raging River Darwen

From left to right, clockwise: PC Louise Pointer, PC Darren Edwards, PC Lee Brown, PC Martin Cox and PC Helen Blackburn Five police officers are being recognised for bravery after rescuing a woman who tried to take her own life near Preston. Close to midnight in December last year the officers […]

7 months ago
Ben Ashworth given Hero Dad award on Good Morning Britain

Ben gets his surprise live on national TV An inspirational Preston dad was beaming from the TV screen while the city munched on their cornflakes. Ben Ashworth was given a surprise birthday party live on Good Morning Britain […]

7 months ago
What this Preston soldier has been experiencing in Belize

Kingsman Mark Sutton is spending a month in the rainforest of Central America A former Ashton school pupil has swapped the shrubbery of Ashton Park for the deep rainforests of Central America. Mark Sutton, an infantryman with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Lancaster’s […]

8 months ago
How a Preston woman is the most inspirational in the North

Jenny was given the award at a ceremony in Manchester Pic: BBC Manchester A Prestonian is the most inspirational woman in the North after scooping an award. Jenny Mullinder has been recognised for her commitment to championing charitable causes. From setting up a […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fishwick streets to be walked by Samantha in memory of her grandma

Samantha Walkden with her grandma Sandra For an hour on Saturday a Preston woman is going to walk the streets in memory of her grandmother. Samantha Walkden lost her grandma Sandra Dodsworth to lung cancer two […]

8 months ago
Well done Deborah! Preston nurse wins UK prize for her Rwandan hospital work

Deborah, second from left, receiving her award A Preston nurse who spent time during her studies working in a Rwandan hospital has been given an award. Deborah Huyton, 29, said she was ‘overwhelmed’ at receiving the most […]

9 months ago
Meet the Massaros: How Preston couple are setting the squash world alight

Laura Massaro has risen to become the world number one in squash, with her husband Danny supporting her every step of the way A Preston man who has coached his wife to international sporting success has been recognised for his commitment. Danny Massaro has led his wife Laura to the world number one […]

9 months ago
Is Will Ferrell moving to Preston?

A number of Prestonians appear to believe the news Rumours Hollywood A-lister Will Ferrell is moving to Preston have been quashed. A spoof website attempted to claim the Anchorman star was looking a more ‘genuine’ place to live than […]

9 months ago
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