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Update: Doreen Smithson located by Preston Police

Doreen Smithson Update: Preston Police confirm they have found Doreen Smithson. ✨MISSING PERSON UPDATE✨Doreen Smithson has now been found. We can’t give any more info at this time. Thank you again for all […]

1 year ago
Stella Hayes who listens to Preston prisoner’s darkest thoughts recognised for voluntary service

Stella Hayes who spends spare time in HMP Preston helping prisoners The listening ear of Samaritan Stella is to be rewarded for its tireless service. Stella Hayes, 70, has been selected for a British Citizen Award for her work to speak […]

1 year ago
Preston hero Kathleen Derbyshire given MBE for tireless service to the community

Kathleen Derbyshire From helping Kosovan refugees, sentencing Preston’s criminals and aiding the city homeless back on the right path it’s been a lifetime of voluntary service for a Preston angel. Now Kathleen Derbyshire […]

1 year ago
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 […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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
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
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