Preston is in mourning following the news that Kenny Baker passed away, aged 81. Baker, best known for playing R2-D2 in the Star Wars films, lived in Ashton-on-Ribble for decades […]11 months ago Preston contestant appears on dating show Naked Attraction
A contestant from Preston bared all on a dating show in the hope to find love. Naked Attraction is the latest blind date programme to hit our screens that goes […]12 months ago What is the weather forecast for Kendal Calling 2016?
Kendal Calling 2016 will be held at Lowther Deer Park in the Lake District from July 28-31. The music festival traditionally sees a large number of people from Preston make […]12 months ago Body of missing Bamber Bridge woman found in Penwortham
A body found near the River Ribble in Penwortham has been identified as a missing woman from Bamber Bridge. Police had been searching for Jeanette Roche since Monday, June 27 […]1 year ago Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire will take in more Syrian refugees than any other council in England
Lancashire is the area taking in the most refugees in England. 600 Syrian refugees will be housed in the county with Gloucestershire and Kent taking in 560 and 520 respectively. […]1 year ago First look: Turf down at The Ferret as 10th Glastonferret begins
The turf has officially gone down at The Ferret with the 10th annual Glastonferret beginning today at 7pm. Every year the Fylde Road hosts a music festival across a weekend […]1 year ago The Ferret: Glastonferret line-up is a ‘piece of our hearts’
Glastonferret returns to Preston from July 8-10 for the milestone tenth edition. The event features real grass brought into The Ferret for a three day festival featuring live music, street […]1 year ago Free art display at Lancashire Archives
Some of the impressive artwork produced by Lancashire Adult Learning’s staff and students will be on display in Preston this month. County Councillor Marcus Johnstone, Lancashire County Council’s cabinet member […]1 year ago Most Discussed