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Best friends from Preston use maternity leave to start new business

Two best friends, Amy Cheadle and Helen Kerray, from Preston have started a new enterprise for fellow parents of young children up to the age of four. The new business, called Baby […]

11 months ago
These touching pictures pay tribute to Chris Miller’s nautical life

Chris Miller working at the Preston Yacht Haven, precursor to Preston Marina based in No. 3 Shed on the south side of the main dock basin. c.1988 These pictures tell the story of a man who enjoyed a life plotting a course with boats. Chris Miller, who founded Preston Marina, has died aged 76. His son – […]

12 months ago
Tributes paid to Preston Marina founder Chris Miller

Chris Miller at the Riversway Festival in 2012 A pillar of Preston has passed away aged 76. Tributes have been paid to Chris Miller who founded Preston Marina. Born and bred in Penwortham the sailing fanatic is to […]

12 months ago
What to see on the Sunday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

The final day of Lancashire Encounter concludes with Run Preston being the headline attraction on Sunday 25 September, which has been a huge success in recent years of the festival. […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement A glimpse inside Nick Park’s Lancashire wedding

Nick Park and his wife Mags after the ceremony Pic: Brenda Dell A glimpse inside Nick Park’s glorious Lancashire wedding has been granted. He married Mags Connolly at Gibbon Bridge Hotel near Chipping on Friday afternoon. Brenda Dell, who was amongst the small […]

1 year ago
What to see on the Saturday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

The Red Canopies were the main attraction of last year's Lancashire Encounter Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire Encounter is expected to impress Preston as a long list of events set to amaze the city on Saturday 24 September. The whole weekend is bursting with quality activities […]

1 year ago
Oscar-winner Nick Park marries near Preston

Nick Park visiting Preston during the 2012 Guild Pic: Tony Worrall One of Preston’s most famous sons has tied the knot on the outskirts of the city. Oscar-winning animator Nick Park has married at the Gibbon Bridge Hotel. In a ceremony […]

1 year ago
What to see on the Friday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

After last year’s success, Lancashire Encounter Festival returns to Preston transforming the city centre into a vibrant hub of activity on 23-25 September. The weekend is bursting with quality activities […]

1 year ago
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