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Preston woman stars in Marks and Spencer’s national Pride campaign

Emily Park (right) with her partner Cara A Preston woman is starring in Marks and Spencer’s national Pride window display campaign. Emily Park, who is a Foods Manager at M&S Preston Deepdale, features alongside other members of […]

5 days ago
Preston father and son beat the heat to smash 24-hour charity ultra marathon

L-R: Dean and Mike Thompson A father and son from Preston took on soaring temperatures to complete a 24-hour ultra marathon for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Mike and Dean Thompson ran the Mizuno 24 North Ultra […]

5 days ago
New pottery studio opens in Preston city centre

Inside Make North A new pottery studio is now open in Preston city centre. Make North, which is based in the former Saul Street Clinic, opened on Monday 15 July. It provides pottery […]

1 week ago
Things to do in Preston during the 2019 summer holidays

Enjoying an ice cream at the show The summer of 2019 is nearly upon us! The weather might be undecided as to what season it is but the kids will certainly let us know they’re off school […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Former Bamber Bridge teacher gets kids ‘hooked on to books’

Rachel with her Book Swap Boxes An ex-primary school teacher has inspired children to look at books in a different way. Rachel Tomlinson from Bamber Bridge was in education as a teacher and Assistant Head for […]

2 weeks ago
Ice Cream places in Preston – will yours be a scoop or a slurp?

One family's final trip out to Bonds Pic: Kieran Frend We don’t want to jinx it but how amazing has the weather been recently? We’ve been picking the kids up from school and heading straight for ice cream, sometimes from […]

2 weeks ago
How one Preston man has already tripled his Big PNE Sleep Out fundraising target

Steve Berry has raised more than £300 towards the Big PNE Sleep Out A Barclays worker from Preston has already smashed his fundraising target for the Big PNE Sleep Out. Steve Berry has collected more than £300 towards the event which will see […]

2 weeks ago
Preston community rallies together for Baby Lils

Baby Lils The plight of an 18-month-old girl with cancer has rallied Prestonians into raising funds for a children’s hospital. Baby Lils, who has liver and lung cancer, is due to undergo […]

4 weeks ago
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