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Working Preston’s streets with the street cleaning team

Graham, 47, is working his way towards a good breakfast Stale smells of that last pint and cold chips hang in the murky air down Lancaster Road where it meets Church Street and Fishergate. Heels of the last glammed-up girls […]

12 months ago
These girls spent a night on Preston’s streets being homeless

Five of the group are pictured sleeping out: From right to left: Keeley Bingham, Stephanie Jones, Shakira Browne, Tjay Morley and Kim Horton Six friends from Preston spent a night on the streets of the city to see what it’s like for the homeless. Last Friday night (2 December) Stephanie Jones was joined […]

1 year ago
Preston councillor Tom Davies has died

Cllr Tom Davies, and pictured with current Mayor cllr McManus A Preston councillor has died following a suspected heart attack after spending Saturday afternoon watching Preston North End. Councillor Tom Davies, who represented Preston Rural East since 2008, passed away […]

1 year ago
How this Preston family are helping the homeless this Christmas

Stephanie Jones and family are taking action for the homeless this Christmas A Preston family are preparing to spend a night sleeping on the streets to help the city’s homeless. Stephanie Jones is wrapping up and taking her partner Anthony Harris to […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement How Lostock Hall mum needs your help to fly Frankie to America

Frankie in happier days A mother-of-two from Lostock Hall has told of her heartbreak after her four-year-old daughter was diagnosed with bladder cancer. Francesca Garbett, known as Frankie, is now battling the disease with […]

1 year ago
Three Peaks challenge NAILED by these Preston lads

Head torches to the rescue! Remember these three Preston friends who decided to challenge themselves to climb the National Three Peaks in aid of the Space Centre? After three months of training, the big day came […]

1 year ago
Preston chosen for unique food hub service for disadvantage areas

Preston is one of three cities in the country to be chosen for a unique food hub service. The project funded and founded by the Open Food Network, aims to […]

1 year ago
Pippa Cole’s brain tumour returns despite having been given all clear

Pippa Cole pictured at Manchester Children's Hospital A Preston family have been given the worst possible news as we head into the festive season. Little Pippa Cole has seen her cancer return. She’s beaten cancer TWICE but […]

1 year ago
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