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‘Amazing’ Ranvir leaves Strictly Come Dancing after emotional dance-off

Ranvir and Giovanni after hearing they would be leaving Strictly Pic: BBC Ranvir Singh has left Strictly Come Dancing following an emotional dance-off. After her Waltz and Jive on Saturday night, Ranvir and professional dance partner Giovanni Pernice found themselves at the […]

3 months ago
Ingol wedding coordinator thrilled to bag prestigious award

Amber Kirkby The North West Wedding Awards 2020, hosted by UK Country Brides, was postponed four times due to the coronavirus pandemic. The finalists were originally announced in May, and the event […]

3 months ago
Preston’s Ranvir ‘blown away’ as she makes Strictly Come Dancing semi-finals

Ranvir and Giovanni Pic: BBC TV presenter Ranvir Singh said she’s ‘blown away’ to be in the semi-finals of Strictly Come Dancing. Ranvir and her professional dance partner Giovanni Pernice impressed in the quarter-finals with […]

3 months ago
Lostock Hall band crowned winners in Cory Online Brass Band Championships

The band performing remotely Pic: Lostock Hall Memorial Brass Band / Facebook Lostock Hall Memorial Brass Band has beaten off competition from around the world to win the 3rd Section of the Cory Online Brass Band Championships. As well as claiming the […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Farington pair scoop two awards as South Ribble in Bloom winners announced

South Ribble in Bloom Winner - Best Container - Barbara Gardner and May Spiby A couple of gardening enthusiasts from Farington have been crowned double winners following the council’s South Ribble in Bloom horticulture competition. Barbara Gardner and May Spiby, a pair of neighbouring […]

6 months ago
Countdown star searches for local legends in Preston

Rachel Rilery. Pic: National Lottery Good Causes Countdown star Rachel Riley is searching for lockdown legends in Preston as part of the 2020 National Lottery Awards. This year the annual search for the UK’s most popular National […]

7 months ago
Competition: Win free hot tub hire from Graham’s Pump It Up

Hot Tub from Graham’s Pump It Up Walmer Bridge firm Graham’s Pump It Up is offering free hot tub hire to someone who deserves a treat. You can nominate a special person to receive the free hot […]

7 months ago
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 […]

7 months ago
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