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Preston’s young aspiring writers encouraged to share their lockdown stories

Young people across Preston are being challenged to use their experiences of lockdown to spark a career in creative writing. Future U, which works to increase career aspirations and higher […]

4 days ago
UCLan students triumph at prestigious international design awards

Second Year student Agatha Blazey, was also awarded a Wooden Pencil Six students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have won creative awards at the prestigious D&AD (Design and Art Direction) New Blood Awards 2020 . The awards, which are […]

1 week ago
UCLan fashion students celebrate social media award success

Chelsea Barker and Bethany Redhead with their manufactured designs Two students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) are celebrating having won a national design competition organised by the Graduate Fashion Foundation on behalf of popular video messaging app […]

2 weeks ago
Do you have what it takes to be named Preston’s best small shop?

A woman shopping for food in a face mask MP Sir Mark Hendrick is calling on small shopkeepers in Preston to enter the Best Small Shops Competition. This competition celebrates the successes of small shops and the central role […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Farington resident donates doll to help raise funds for maternity units at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

nurse ragdoll created by Judy Quin A charity that supports babies and mothers in maternity units at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has launched a new competition to help raise much-needed funds. Baby Beat are encouraging members of […]

1 month ago
Virtual balloon race raises money for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity staff with their balloons. A virtual balloon race is set to take place on Friday 3 July to raise vital funds for the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity, which supports patients of Royal Preston and Chorley […]

1 month ago
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 […]

4 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 […]

5 months ago
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