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Creating green spaces and saving lives – how this Preston charity is growing its impact

One of Let's Grow Preston's gardens A Preston charity that encourages a community of green spaces is growing its impact across the city. Established around eight years ago, Let’s Grow Preston aims to create and support […]

2 months ago
Fulwood man beats Bradley Wiggins record during charity bike ride

Stephen Knott on his stationary bike outside the PNE stadium A Fulwood man who suffered a serious cycling road accident has unofficially beaten a Bradley Wiggins record during a 100km charity bike challenge. Father-of-five Stephen Knott, 62, was raising money […]

2 months ago
Preston to host first-ever TEDx talk thanks to these youngsters

Oliwia Poddana and Dominick Horton Preston will host its first-ever TEDx event thanks to two young locals. Dominick Horton, 22, and Oliwia Poddana, 19, are bringing TEDx – the non-profit organisation famous for spreading ideas […]

2 months ago
Spot yourself at the 2019 Preston Smiles Better Awards

Enjoying a night out at the Smiles Better Awards City centre businesses came together to celebrate outstanding achievement in retail and leisure during Tuesday evening. Held at Evoque nightclub the annual Smiles Better Awards saw special recognition awards for […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mourners gather to say goodbye to Rosie Darbyshire

Friends and family gathered in Moor Nook to say goodbye to popular Rosie Darbyshire this afternoon. Red roses adorned Rosie’s coffin which was carried by a white horse drawn carriage […]

3 months ago
Fulwood man to run 100 miles for charity after son diagnosed with autism

William Cowell with his son William A Fulwood man is undertaking the challenge of a lifetime to raise money for charity after his son was diagnosed with autism. William Cowell, 34, will be taking part in […]

4 months ago
Freddie Flintoff “can’t remember having a bad night” in Tokyo Jo’s

Freddie Flintoff asked about his Tokyo Jo's memories A video of Freddie Flintoff saying he “can’t remember having a bad night” in Tokyo Jo’s has surfaced. In the clip Freddie is asked what his favourite time was at […]

4 months ago
This Preston woman is raising awareness about Functional Neurological Disorder

Becky Brome is raising awareness A woman from Preston is raising awareness about a disorder she currently is affected by. Becky Brome is from the city centre and grew up […]

5 months ago
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