Lancashire

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Preston’s Freddie Flintoff back to winning ways with Lancashire

Preston cricket legend Andrew Flintoff made a winning comeback to help Lancashire to victory over Worcestershire. In a long awaited return to the game Freddie took a couple of wickets in what turned out to be a one-sided T20 Blast match. Although he didn’t get chance to bat his contribution helped Lancashire to the top of the North group league table. A shame there was […]

2 months ago by
My older brother (blue t shirt) watching whilst I run through mud

No Ego Challenge: Taking on the mud

This time last week I was already getting excited for Saturday 10th May. Some of you may remember the preview I wrote, around a month ago, about the No Ego Challenge. Well, the time had come for our team, hilariously named ‘Powerpuff Girls’, to take on the popular South Preston mud challenge. I was running the course with my two brothers, one of my brother’s […]

4 months ago by
Peter Green with BBC North West Tonight

Penwortham charity shop Integrate overwhelmed by community support

You will have no doubt read about, or seen on TV, the Penwortham shop that went viral. Integrate’s charity shop on Liverpool Road were selling jeans at £1.50 when a local resident sent them a furious letter. Integrate is a social enterprise group that provides a support service to help people with disabilities fully develop within their chosen community.  This includes everything from finding accommodation […]

5 months ago by
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A day in the life of Preston Register Office

Preston life featured in a national newspaper today. And, no, it was not a story about Preston Bus Station. The Guardian on Saturday focused on the working of the Lancashire Register Office in Preston. In an article titled ‘Births, marriages, deaths: A day in the life of the Register Office‘ the paper took an affectionate look at the seemingly quaint notion of visiting a register […]

8 months ago by
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BrewStart: A free event for business start ups in the local area

If you’ve got a great business idea, just started your own business or still in the early stages of growing your business then head for BrewStart. BrewStart offers Early Stage and Start-Up business founders a unique opportunity to gain help with business challenges in a friendly, informal environment. Led by Jonny Gledhill, Dan Fisher and Amy Blundell, successful local business founders and managers, state that […]

8 months ago by
The Attendees At The Unveiling Ceremony

Grand opening of ‘The Mike Atkins Way’ Guild Wheel section

On Friday afternoon 17th January, a number of people attended the official grand opening of a section of the Guild Wheel in Avenham Park, extending alongside the River Ribble from the Union Railway Bridge, adjacent to the Continental Hotel, to The Boulevard in Frenchwood. This section of the Guild Wheel has been named ‘The Mike Atkins Way’ in honour of the man himself for all the […]

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