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Former ship officer from Preston left paralysed after contracting Covid

A man from Bamber Bridge has opened up about being left paralysed from the waist down after contracting Covid. Andrew Mears’ health issues first started in 2019 when he slipped […]

2 weeks ago
Preston woman handcycling to Blackpool Tower and back to raise money for new wheelchair

A woman from Preston is handcycling from Ashton-on-Ribble to Blackpool Tower and back to raise money for a new wheelchair. Pauline Doyle faced a life-altering challenge due to vascular issues which […]

2 weeks ago
Preston man receives special award for services to equality in business

Lee Chambers has received Freedom of the City of London for his services to equality in business. The Preston-based founder of Essentialise and Male Allies UK was honoured with the Freedom […]

2 weeks ago
New co-working office space coming to Kirkham

A new co-working office space is opening in Kirkham. Together Workspace is putting on an open event on Saturday 4 May from 1pm-5pm so you can have a look at […]

2 weeks ago
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Twist owners dismiss closure rumours after restaurant listed on Facebook Marketplace

The owners of Mediterranean restaurant Twist in Preston city centre have dismissed rumours that they are closing after the premises was listed on Facebook Marketplace. The eatery was seen on […]

3 weeks ago
Preston supermarket opening hours for Early May Bank Holiday 2024

The Early May Bank Holiday is this weekend which means that some stores may have different opening times to usual. If you plan on doing some shopping over the weekend […]

3 weeks ago
Preston woman launches petition about ‘appalling’ state of city roads

Road conditions like this are not uncommon across Preston Pic: Blog Preston A woman from Lea has started a petition to improve all of the potholes across Preston and the UK in general. Kaitlyn Ashworth set up the petition after noticing the […]

3 weeks ago
Preston student is volunteer of the year for supporting city homeless charity

A UCLan student has won Student Volunteer of the Year for her support of a Preston homelessness charity. Sophie Swain collected the trophy at the University of Central Lancashire’s Volunteering […]

3 weeks ago
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