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Preston construction firm taking on Three Peaks for homeless charity Emmaus

Conlon staff on Wansfell Pike in the Lake District during a training session A homeless charity stands to benefit from thousands of pounds as a Preston construction firm takes on a mountain challenge. Conlon Construction has more than 20 employees signed up to […]

1 year ago
Preston man to trek 500 miles across Spain for St Catherine’s Hospice

Michael preparing for his walk, and Pamplona on the right A former restaurant owner is preparing to walk 500 miles for a Preston hospice. Michael Iaverdino, who lives in Preston, is spending a month hiking six hours each day across a […]

1 year ago
Men Against Violence in Preston to mark five years of operation

Chris Flux, left, formed the Men Against Violence group A Preston organisation which campaigns for an end against violence towards women reaches its fifth anniversary on Friday. Men Against Violence was formed by a Preston resident who became ‘deeply […]

1 year ago
Max Neill received masters degree just days before his death

Max receiving his masters degree in late February Just days before a Preston man died from bowel cancer he received a graduation ceremony for his masters degree. Max Neill, who blogged about his time in St Catherine’s Hospice, […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: How closure of Emmanuel Church doesn’t mean its spirit won’t live on

It has been public knowledge for some time that the Emmanuel Church building in Brook Street is being closed for public worship due to an extensive dry rot problem. The […]

1 year ago
Max Neill who blogged about cancer fight has died

Max Neill in the St Catherine's Hospice grounds Pic: Sarah Walker A Preston man who blogged about his battle with cancer has died. Max Neill, from Broadgate, had been diagnosed with bowel cancer The 49-year-old had written for Blog Preston and the […]

1 year ago
How one Preston woman has turned her passion for dogs into a business

Cat and her dog Poppy, left, and one of her portrait shots on the right Some may think it’s over-indulgent, while others see it as a way to show the special bond between man and dog. But one Preston woman has seen a business opportunity […]

1 year ago
Ashton girl meets Jay Hutton on Preston birthday night out

Katie with her tattoo fixer selfie A Preston teenager got a birthday treat while on a night out in the city centre. Katie Simpson was out with pals to celebrate her 18th birthday when she got […]

1 year ago
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