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Preston mum-of-three wins pageant with a difference

Kirstie with her family In January of this year, Kirstie Cowburn from Ribbleton won the title of United Kingdom Sweetheart at the Pure UK Pageant. Pure UK is a family-oriented pageant where contestants are […]

2 months ago
Preston artists fast tracked to national talent show

Maddie, Abbie and Grace Three Preston artists have been fast tracked to the latter stages of a national talent show. After their success in Riva’s Got Talent, Maddy Thorp, Abbie Baldwin and Grace Sarah […]

3 months ago
Preston businesses are being asked to ‘team up’ to help raise funds for Child Action North West

Up for the cup: (l-r) John Treacy (Lancashire FA), Stuart Chaplin and Deborah Blades (CANW), Kevin Gallacher and Iain Mackie (Lancashire FA) at the relaunch of the Orphanage Cup. Local businesses in Preston are being asked to team up for a football tournament the ‘Orphanage Cup’ to help raise funds for Child Action North West. The football tournament – […]

3 months ago
UCLan launches honour abuse essay competition to eradicate harmful practices

Dr Roxanne Khan speaking at the Preston launch event Pic: UCLan The University of Central Lancashire’s Honour Abuse Research Matrix (HARM) has launched a prestigious international essay competition with a £500 prize for the winner The competition has been backed by […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan Fire Engineering team scoops International Best Practice Award

Members of staff from UCLan's Fire department collecting the award in the London Ceremony University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Fire Engineering department has scooped a top national award for its work in training students at home and abroad in fire engineering and safety. The […]

4 months ago
The show will go on for Lancashire choir competition

Last-choir The Last Choir Singing, an annual singing competition has been given the green light for another year thanks to a large donation. The Lancashire choir competition lost its original funding […]

5 months ago
UCLan student trainer design dreams come true

uclan-product-design-students A pair of trainers designed by a student at UCLan will hit the high street in 2020. Read more: BAE Systems set for record-breaking apprentice intake James Grearson, a third-year […]

5 months ago
Preston entrepreneur wins Dragon’s Den-style competition

Craig pitching to a panel of experts A Preston entrepreneur has seen his business idea come to life since winning a Dragon’s Den style competition in May. Craig Wilson won the Cotton Court Start Up competition with […]

8 months ago
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