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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. […]

8 months ago
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 […]

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

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 […]

8 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 […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

9 months ago
Five next generation sporting heroes from Preston

Jack Bridge Pic: Jack Bridge Pic: Preston’s most famous sporting products are Sir Tom Finney and Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff. One has sadly passed and the other is now retired and appears to […]

9 months ago
How Preston man defied heart illness to become medal-winning athlete

Gary Still competed for Team GB in Malaga Gary Still competed for Team GB in Malaga A Preston man who had a heart transplant has become a world champion athlete – just 18 months after being confined to […]

9 months ago
This uncle sets epic challenge after Pippa Cole died from cancer

Pippa Cole pictured at Manchester Children's Hospital Pippa Cole pictured at Manchester Children’s Hospital Gavin Howard, 38, is the courageous uncle that is tackling a fundraising challenge in memory of his niece Pippa Cole. Pippa was five-years-old […]

9 months ago
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