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Preston mum opens up on post-natal depression and what she’s doing about it

Preston mum Jess Johnson A Preston mum has done something amazing to help those contemplating suicide stay upbeat. Jess Johnson, mother-of-two, has painted a series of heartfelt messages of love and […]

2 weeks ago
This Preston group of friends have cycled coast to coast in a day

This group of friends have cycled coast to coast A group of friends from Preston have took on an immense challenge by cycling coast to coast in a day. Pedaling […]

1 month ago
Preston and South Ribble Street Pastors win Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Street Pastors Preston and South Ribble Preston and South Ribble Street Pastors have been granted the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This award was created by Her Majesty in 2002 […]

1 month ago
Penwortham grandad has tackled Everest Base Camp for Double R Arts

Brian Moore, of Penwortham, climbing Everest Base Camp A Preston Grandad has taken on his biggest challenge yet and climbed Everest Base Camp. Brian Moore, from Penwortham, chose to climb […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Award for Preston’s university for helping medical students after Hurricane Irma

Some of the students arriving to study in Preston Some of the students arriving to study in Preston Preston’s university has been recognised for the compassion it showed in helping international students in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The […]

3 months ago
Preston unites to pay tribute to community leader Zulfiqar Ahmed

Mr Ahmed was described as a 'bubbly' character Zulfiqar Ahmed A man who led Preston’s first purpose built mosque for two decades has died aged 70. Family, friends and community leaders have paid tribute to Zulfiqar Ahmed. Known […]

3 months ago
Award-winning astrophysicist from Preston is helping to save endangered animals

Dr Claire Burke A former Penwortham Priory student is leading a pioneering project to track and save endangered animals. Dr Claire Burke, 31, has been awarded the silver prize for physical sciences […]

3 months ago
Scott Fitzgerald determined to win his first English boxing title on Amir Khan bill

Scott Fitzgerald hands out some punishment to Andrej Cepur Pic: Craig Salmon/Lancashire Post There are many famous sporting stars to come out of Preston; Cricketer, Andrew ‘Freddy’ Flintoff; Rugby Union […]

3 months ago
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