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‘Courageous’ and ‘inspiring’ youngster Abigail is Preston’s Switch On Star

Abigail McKenzie Brave youngster Abigail McKenzie has been chosen as the winner of Preston’s Switch On Star competition. Together with the organisers of the Christmas Lights Switch On, Preston BID, we selected […]

8 months ago
We’re looking for someone to light up Preston

Are you our Switch On star In partnership with the organisers of the Christmas Lights Switch On, Preston BID, we are seeking nominations for a Proud Prestonian to switch on the city’s Christmas lights. The event, […]

8 months ago
Eldon Primary School and Myerscough College shortlisted for 2021 Educate Awards

A Preston school will this November compete against over 75 others at the Educate Awards 2021. Eldon Primary School has been shortlisted for four awards, including the Innovative and Creative […]

8 months ago
Fulwood, Leyland and Penwortham pupils amongst judges at Lancashire book awards

Pupils from Fulwood, Leyland and Penwortham have judged the 2021 Lancashire Book of the Year Awards. The participating schools were Our Lady’s RC High School in Fulwood, Leyland St. Mary’s […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston construction students reach ‘Skills Olympics’ finals

Three Preston students will join fifty-four finalists at a construction competition this November. Mitchell Proctor, Kieran Oglethorpe and Billy Messent will join top construction trainees from England, Scotland, Wales and […]

10 months ago
Prestonian running London Marathon for Rock FM Cash for Kids

A Preston man is running the London Marathon to raise funds for local charity Rock FM and Greatest Hits Radio Lancashire Cash for Kids. Primary school teacher Phil Sumner will […]

11 months ago
Warton student wins award after finding inspiration in pop music

A University of Central Lancashire illustration student has found success with a music-inspired end-of-year project. Erin Jones won the For You Curls (FYC) Award for Technology Innovation at the recent […]

12 months ago
Preston wellbeing entrepreneur nominated in National Diversity Awards

Lee Chambers A Preston wellbeing entrepreneur has been nominated in the National Diversity Awards 2021. Lee Chambers, psychologist and founder of Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing, is up for the Entrepreneur of Excellence Award. […]

1 year ago
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