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Santos and family came from Cameroon with nothing and now football in Preston has given them hope and safety

Kedrin, nine, has made friends and settled thanks to the Sir Tom Finney Soccer Club Pic: Santos Chrysantus There are currently over 360,000 asylum seekers and refugees in the UK, but what is life like once they have finally obtained permission to stay in this country? We met […]

2 days ago
Preston musician’s song Our Town becomes soundtrack to city’s events

Karl Eland A Preston musician’s song is becoming a soundtrack for events in the city. Karl Eland wrote Our Town to capture some of his fondest memories of Preston’s landmarks and events. […]

3 days ago
Penwortham woman tells of how grief was channelled into setting up the Guardians of Nature

Afka Ray with one of the trees she now looks after in Penwortham Pic: Blog Preston A Penwortham woman who has lost family and friends to cancer in a tragic few years has opened up about how her grief has been poured into creating something positive. […]

5 days ago
The Glees social club celebrates 50 years

The Glees social club has celebrated its 50 year anniversary. The social club for those over 60 get together for trips, parties and other activities as an opportunity to make […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man given ‘new lease of life’ after kidney failure

Edmund England has spoken about the difference that Kidney Beam has made to him A Preston man has been given a new lease of life thanks to a pioneering exercise app. Edmund England’s kidneys failed five years ago while he was receiving treatment for […]

2 weeks ago
Preston radio legend John Gillmore returns with coach trip to Morecambe

John Gillmore will be hosting the trip out to Morecambe Gilly is hosting the day out to Morecambe as he returns after finishing his decades-long run on BBC Radio Lancashire.

1 month ago
Preston artist wins global art competition in Porto

Gavin Renshaw with his creation MrTeaOne Pic: Cockburn's Gavin swapped painting on the streets of Preston for a warmer climate for his latest artistic creation.

1 month ago
Adnan from Freddie Flintoff’s Field of Dreams wins foster award

Adnan was one of the stars from the Flintoff documentary Pic: The Fostering Network Adnan captured the hearts of millions during the BBC documentary as Freddie formed a new cricket team in Preston.

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