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Opinion: Reflecting on the legacy of councillor Tom Burns

Councillor Tom Burns I can’t believe it’s almost two years since the death of my good friend and fellow Councillor Tom Burns. I was sat in a Neighbourhood Planning meeting in the YMCA […]

11 months ago
Ingol student opens up on battle to beat the bulge while studying away

An Ingol woman has told of how she piled on the pounds while studying at university. Lauren Hemmingfield gained two and a half stone during the first two years of […]

12 months ago
Cumbria floods: How Preston warehouse effort has become the frontline in providing relief

A Preston shop owner has put her life on hold to help people affected by the Cumbria and Lancashire floods. Janey Deakin finds herself running the only warehouse outside Cumbria for […]

12 months ago
The UCLan Jeremiah Horrocks Winter Lecture to be given in December

This year’s Jeremiah Horrocks Winter Lecture is about three North Country astronomers: Jeremiah Horrocks, William Crabtree & William Gascoigne, Britain’s first great research astronomers. Three private individuals, fully informed of the European […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Secretary of State to decide on fracking appeal

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire News that Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Greg Clark informed Lancashire County Council of his intent on Thursday of this week has only confirmed what residents against fracking thought […]

1 year ago
New book marks anniversary of ukulele star George Formby’s fiancee Pat Howson

A new book published by Lancashire Media, ‘Formby’s Lost Love – The untold story’, written by Andrew Atkinson is released to commemorate the anniversary of Pat Howson’s death. Ukulele legend George […]

1 year ago
A full house for The Blackout film premiere screening at Preston’s Guild Hall

The long awaited premiere screening of The Blackout film finally arrived on Thursday evening 12 November 2015. The independent film which was the brainchild of filmmaker Alan Livesey, has been […]

1 year ago
Homage paid to cast, crew and University of Central Lancashire, prior to premiere screening

As official sponsors of the Blackout Film Project, the Blog Preston team have been shadowing the film crew and cast for almost twelve months and will continue to do so, right up to […]

1 year ago
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