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This Preston music teacher is a finalist for an Enterprise Vision Award

A budding musician, who teaches music in Preston, has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Enterprise Vision Awards, after being nominated for Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Katy […]

6 months ago
Tributes to be paid to Rose Kinsella

Rose Kinsella 1934-2017 Rose Kinsella 1934-2017 A former Mayor of Preston has died aged 82. Rose Kinsella, who was a councillor for the St Matthews ward for more than a decade, passed away […]

7 months ago
Preston’s own Junior Miss Britain is doing a charity skydive

Elli Westwood seems genuinely overwhelmed at winning the national competition Pic: Tarleton Photography Junior Miss Britain, Elli Westwood, is doing a skydive in memory of Ben Ashworth and in the hope of raising money for charity. The former Junior Miss Preston 2016 will tackle the […]

7 months ago
One of the Guild Wheel’s founding fathers has died

Peter Ward with his MBE Peter Ward with his MBE One of the founding fathers of Preston’s popular cycling route has died. Peter Ward co-designed the Guild Wheel which runs for 21-miles around the city. […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal to trace Good Samaritans who rescued Penwortham pensioner

Ian Balloch had fallen in Cop Lane, Penwortham A Penwortham woman is seeking to say thank you to the Good Samaritans who rescued her husband. Ian Balloch, 69, was found […]

7 months ago
Preston mum sets up self-help website for those with disabilities

Christine Singleton is the woman behind Skiggle Christine Singleton is the woman behind Skiggle A Preston Mum has set up an online resource to aid people who come into contact with disabilities. is the new website that […]

7 months ago
Preston DJ Jordan North lands Radio 1 slot

Broadcaster Jordan North Broadcaster Jordan North A Preston DJ is one of the new faces of weekends on Radio 1. Jordan North, who started his career on Preston FM and Rock FM, is […]

7 months ago
Preston paratrooper trains with NATO in Georgia

A paratrooper from Ribbleton is currently training in Georgia as part of a major multinational exercise. Private Kieran Ainsworth of C (Bruneval) Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, is one […]

7 months ago
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