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Weekend events in Preston, 20 – 22 September

Looking for something to do this weekend? See our list below for things to do in Preston this weekend.. Friday 20 September Little Book Swappers Club – 9.30am – St […]

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Ribbleton man taking on World’s Toughest Mudder for Cash for Kids

Mark Barkworth completing a Tough Mudder event A Ribbleton man is travelling to Atlanta to take on the World’s Toughest Mudder. Mark Barkworth is raising money for Cash for Kids with the 24-hour non-stop challenge that starts […]

20 hours ago
‘A beautiful soul’ – pupils pay tribute to popular Preston teacher who died last week

Kathryn Baron Hundreds of pupils have paid tribute to a much-loved teaching assistant who died last week. Kathryn Baron worked at Corpus Christi Catholic High School in Fulwood for 17 years. She […]

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Freddie Flintoff says he’s ‘absolutely fine’ after Top Gear race incident

Freddie Pic: Freddie Flintoff / Facebook Freddie Flintoff has said he’s “absolutely fine” after an incident during Top Gear filming. The presenter and ex-England cricketer apparently ran out of runway at Elvington Airfield near York during […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement A final farewell to Paul Fletcher as funeral plans are announced

Friends and family of Paul Fletcher will pay their last respects to the Penwortham dad of two when his funeral takes place on Tuesday. A service will be held at […]

1 week ago
How this Preston woman is fighting child hunger with free breakfasts

Helen Ball A Preston woman is fighting child hunger by providing free breakfasts at her Ribbleton cafe. Helen Ball from Broadgate runs Top Cafe in Ribbleton Lane. After hearing a radio interview […]

2 weeks ago
Preston grandmother fundraising for NICU after Baby Jack survives being born 16 weeks early

Baby Jack with his Nonna, Naomi A Preston woman is raising money for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at RPH, after her grandson Jack was born 16 weeks early. Naomi McPartland will run the City of […]

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Suffragette Lego statue visits South Ribble

The South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre will host a life-sized suffragette Lego statue as part of its National Tour. The statue aptly named ‘Hope’ is at the museum from […]

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