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Lostock Hall Girl Guide who saved her mum when aged just seven given award

Jessica Kinder Pic: Girl Guiding Jessica's mother Becky lost consciousness and began to fit violently. What followed was an incredible act of bravery from Jess, now aged 11, to save her mother's life.

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Preston woman re-trains after losing job in pandemic and is one of North West’s top apprentices

Emily Bingham lost her job in the pandemic and has shown great resilience to re-train and start again Pic: James Hall & Co A recruitment co-ordinator at a Preston firm has been named as one of the best apprentice in the North West. Emily Bingham was one of two level 2 finalists in […]

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Preston paramedic student saves man’s life after cricket match collapse

Matt Dunn, Lancashire and Cumbria Consultant Paramedic, presenting UCLan student Ibrahim Akram with his certificate Pic: UCLan 21-year-oild Ibrahim Akram was fielding on the boundary when an opposition player collapsed when running between the wickets. The paramedic student leapt into action and saved the man's life.

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University of Central Lancashire’s chair of the board David Taylor stands down

David Taylor became the chair of UCLan in 2014 Pic: UCLan David Taylor CBE became chair of the board in 2014 and will stand aside to be succeeded by his deputy Dame Sue Ion.

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston chef nominated for Lancashire Tourism Unsung Hero award

Oli Martin A chef from Preston has been nominated for a Lancashire Tourism Unsung Hero award. Oli Martin, who is the Chef Director at Aven Restaurant, Fell Urban Bistro and Foray Catering, […]

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Patient marries long-term love on Royal Preston Hospital ward

After 66-year-old Paul was admitted with suspected cancer he decided it was time to tie the knot with long-term love Deirdre and they were married on Ward 20 on RPH.

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Preston influencer and beautician named young entrepreneur of the year

Imogen Southwood with her award at the EVAs 23-year-old Imogen Southwood scooped the award at the EVAs as her beauty and lash technician brand continues to grow.

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Lostock Hall fitness coach follows calling in life to launch DoTheWorkHQ

Dale Wallace Lostock Hall fitness coach Dale Wallace has struck out alone to launch his DoTheWorkHQ. 32-year-old Dale has worked in the fitness industry his whole career, since qualifying in 2009. During […]

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