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Vinyl Tap landlord completes ‘Walk Against Cancer’ for cause close to his heart

Each year, Sean Keefe, landlord of the Vinyl Tap, raises money for cancer charities. During the first lockdown, he cycled 666 miles, often virtually, for the Heavy Metal Truants, raising […]

24 hours ago
Penwortham first-time author wrote children’s book in lockdown and hopes to make it to best sellers list

Craig Proudfoot A Penwortham first-time author has released a children’s book called The Frog and The Crab. Craig Proudfoot, an IT project manager, wrote the book in lockdown as a way to […]

1 day ago
Fulwood woman celebrates turning 100 with cake and Prosecco

Alice Slater on her 100th birthday A Fulwood woman has celebrated her 100th birthday by handing out cake and Prosecco to friends and neighbours. Alice Slater turned 100 on Thursday (8 April) and spent the day […]

6 days ago
How this Preston events organiser will help local charities recover in 2021

Sarah Williams and her husband A Preston events organiser is using her 2021 calendar to help local charities recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. Sarah Williams of Fairydust Events has organised a series of fundraising events […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Longton man goes from trainee to managing director of recruitment firm in just 14 years

Richard Freye with son Arthur and Chris Musgrove with son Harry A Longton man has been appointed as Managing Director of a Preston-based recruitment firm, just 14 years after joining the company as a trainee. Chris Musgrove started at Service Care […]

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Savick man to walk 188 miles in memory of family member who died from Covid-19

Andy and Chris A Savick man is gearing up to walk 188 miles in memory of a family member who sadly died from Covid-19. Chris Evans will cover the distance from Mold in […]

2 weeks ago
National Lottery winners bring joy to hundreds of elderly and vulnerable people in Bamber Bridge

A team of creative National Lottery winners have been putting their skills to good use during the latest lockdown – making and painting dozens of beautiful bird boxes for Age […]

2 weeks ago
Tributes paid to Preston mum-of-one who died suddenly over the Easter weekend

Emma and her young daughter Ellen. Pic: LancsLive Emma Bleasdale, 39, passed away at her home in Garstang Road on April 5. The young mum of three-year-old Ellen had no serious health conditions, and her passing has come […]

2 weeks ago
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