Preston author shortlisted for BBC short story award

Preston author Jenn Ashworth has been shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award. Jenn is a Betty Trask Award winner, and she has been nominated for her story ‘Flat […]

1 year ago
Penwortham girl joins veteran fundraisers in charity drive sale

A young fundraiser has raised almost £500 for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation alongside two fundraising veterans. Seven-year-old Sadie Hiscock from Penwortham joined Norma Blackburn and Margaret Dunn during their most […]

1 year ago
Fulwood grandfather walks 22-miles in tribute to son-in-law

A grandfather from Fulwood has raised over £500 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation after taking on a 22-mile walk. 68-year-old John Farnden visited his daughter Amanda in Berkshire and her family […]

1 year ago
UCLan remains 10th in North West in latest Times Good University Guide rankings

Students on UCLan's Preston Campus The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 have been announced and UCLan has been placed at 107 nationally. The university sits at number 10 among North West […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Encounter Festival road closures in Preston city centre

The red canopy is part of the Lancashire Encounters Festival There will be road closures for the Lancashire Encounter Festival this weekend. The closures will allow for several different events to take place including the torchlight procession on Saturday evening. […]

1 year ago
Hidden note found in Harris building roof vent

The Harris Building at the University of Central Lancashire in Corporation Street Pic: Paul Melling During restoration work at the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Harris building, a handwritten note dated 2 April 1896 was found. The restoration work on the building’s iconic roof spire […]

1 year ago
Police find missing Bamber Bridge man

South Ribble police have shared that they have found missing Benjamin Peter who was missing from his home in Bamber Bridge. 23-year-old Benjamin was reported missing yesterday from his home […]

1 year ago
Thousands sign Lancashire books of condolence for Queen Elizabeth II

Lancashire County Council’s books of condolence have had thousands of people sign them since the announcement of the death of Her Majesty on Thursday 8th September. As well as a […]

1 year ago
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