Menu

People

This category relates to all things to do with the people of Preston.

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 […]

10 months ago
Ben Ashworth shares ‘shock’ bowel cancer diagnosis ahead of London Marathon

Ben Ashworth is staying positive despite the latest news on his bowel cancer A Preston marathon runner has received a ‘shock’ diagnosis in his cancer battle ahead of the London Marathon. Ben Ashworth, who lives in Broadgate, received bad news last week about […]

10 months ago
Elizabeth Atkins steps down from Ashton ward to care for former MP husband

Liz Atkins is stepping down to look after her husband Ron A Preston councillor is stepping down to look after her elderly husband after four years in office. Elizabeth Atkins, who represents the Ashton ward, says she can no longer ‘juggle […]

10 months ago
Preston photography project want your pictures of Lancashire – past and present

A Preston photography project is capturing the county and is looking for your photographs – old and new. Relative Strangers is a new photographic collective, working with Lancashire Archives, featuring […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham garage holding the key to Bishop Crook brewery’s success

Ian Grant, top right, busy brewing in his garage The smell of hops comes from a garage in Penwortham on Easter Saturday. While many are getting last minute supplies in for the Easter weekend it’s a busy brewing day […]

11 months ago
Preston construction firm taking on Three Peaks for homeless charity Emmaus

Conlon staff on Wansfell Pike in the Lake District during a training session A homeless charity stands to benefit from thousands of pounds as a Preston construction firm takes on a mountain challenge. Conlon Construction has more than 20 employees signed up to […]

11 months ago
Preston man to trek 500 miles across Spain for St Catherine’s Hospice

Michael preparing for his walk, and Pamplona on the right A former restaurant owner is preparing to walk 500 miles for a Preston hospice. Michael Iaverdino, who lives in Preston, is spending a month hiking six hours each day across a […]

11 months ago
Men Against Violence in Preston to mark five years of operation

Chris Flux, left, formed the Men Against Violence group A Preston organisation which campaigns for an end against violence towards women reaches its fifth anniversary on Friday. Men Against Violence was formed by a Preston resident who became ‘deeply […]

11 months ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures _DSC1053 - St Joseph's OrphanageSunrise over the churches at PrestonSunset over the Pylon at PrestonThree Trees in Haslam ParkStation, detailRAF WingsWindow ThreeHow the other half live View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.