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Preston entrepreneur grows marketing business thanks to mentoring support

Kelly and Martyn A Preston businesswoman has increased her staff numbers and turnover after receiving mentoring support. Kelly Bolton has created two additional jobs at her marketing agency, Aggressive Growth Marketing Ltd, and […]

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Norma and Margaret’s ‘grand do’ returns to raise funds for Preston charity

Norma (left) with Margaret and a couple of costumed helpers at a previous grand do Friends Norma Blackburn and Margaret Dunn are all set for the return of their ‘grand do’ – an annual Penwortham fete that raises money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Having known […]

1 week ago
New novel by Preston author A.J. Hartley to be released by UCLan publishing

A J Hartley speaking at the launch of Cold Bath Street Preston Author A.J. Hartley’s newest novel is set to launch in the UK in summer 2020. The rights to Hartley’s newest novel, Impervious, have been acquired by the university’s publishing […]

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Preston radiographers learn about latest innovations at national conference

Jacqui Hudson (left) and Christina Benn Mackay A trio of Preston radiographers have learnt about the latest innovations in their field thanks to funding from Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Therapeutic radiographers Jacqui Hudson, Christina Benn Mackay and Luck […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston author to host book talk on about his time playing football against serving prisoners

90-minutes-of-freedom-Jamie-Grundy A Preston born author has written a book about his experiences of playing football with prisoner teams in the 1990s. Jamie Grundy will host a book talk on ’90 Minutes […]

2 weeks ago
Funding available for new taxi drivers in Preston

Taxi lines at Preston Railway Station Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has teamed up with training provider Antrec Limited to provide assistance and training for applicants wanting to become a taxi or private hire driver in Preston. The […]

2 weeks ago
Preston football freestyler set to perform non-stop tricks on 80km charity ice trek

John is raising funds for Cancer Research UK Pic Paul Heyes Preston football freestyler John Farnworth is aiming to perform non-stop ‘keepy-uppies’ in an ice crossing of the world’s largest lake, to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. John, who presents […]

2 weeks ago
Free healthy eating event coming to Preston

Fruit salad Pic: silviarita from Pixabay A free event promoting healthy eating is taking place at UCLan. The interactive event will see an array of experts presenting the latest thinking on four topics – diet and […]

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