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Paddy Sheridan Ruddy

How far one Preston man will go to raise money for charity – and enjoy a curry

One Preston man will be running the extra mile to raise money for charity. Not content with monthly running events though, Paddy Sheridan-Ruddy also had a tattoo advertising Indian Express done on his leg. Both these achievements, extraordinary in their own way, are part of his campaign to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. Talking to the Lancashire Evening Post, Patrick said: “My dad, Frank, […]

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Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire

Fracking at Little Plumpton and Roseacre Wood in doubt following damning report

The future of fracking in Lancashire looks to be in doubt following a report. Lancashire County Council has rejected the idea that fracking should take place at Little Plumpton and Roseacre Wood, between Preston and Blackpool. A final decision will be made by councillors next week as to whether the firm Cuadrilla will receive permission to frack at the two sites. The report has said […]

7 days ago by
drink driving

More than 150 drivers caught in Christmas drink-driving campaign

Over 150 drivers were caught drink-driving during the Christmas period. Lancashire Police revealed that 5,012 people were tested with 153 people proving to be over the legal limit. Superintendent Jon Puttock said: “This year’s Christmas drink drive campaign saw us adopt a more targeted, intelligence led approach. “As a result, we carried out fewer breath tests than in previous years, meaning it is difficult to […]

1 week ago by
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The Ferret Burger of the Year: The 10 most delicious looking entries

The Ferret have launched their Burger of the Year competition. Over the last 12 months, the music venue have been serving up a brand new Burger of the Week for customers every seven days. The burgers are split into four heats that can be voted for with a “like” on the Burger of the Year Facebook page. Not that we’d like to influence public vote, […]

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Action Records: Chased by Nuns

There was so much interest in our first Action Records article announcing the production of the film about the shop that we thought we would provide the Blog Preston readers with an update… On Saturday 31st January and Sunday 1st February (less than a week away!) we will be filming at Action Records gathering the main footage for the film. We would like to encourage any […]

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MP Mark Hendrick demands action after images of Preston children taken for Russian website

  Preston MP Mark Hendrick has demanded action after images of local children were taken from Facebook and posted for paedophiles on a Russian website. He has called upon Foreign Minister Philip Hammond and Home Secretary Theresa May to take steps to resolve the situation. He said in a statement: “I am absolutely appalled that sick individuals are using images innocently posted by proud parents and […]

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