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Charity worker with 42-years of service retires from Barnado’s

Paul Wilcox Paul Wilcox A charity worker who has a 42-year history of working with vulnerable children has retired. Paul Wilcox, 60, has retired from Barnardo’s after 26 years with the children’s […]

4 months ago
Super slimmer named Freckleton’s Slimming World Woman of the Year 2018

Gemma Mallinson named Freckleton’s Slimming World ‘Woman of the Year’ A super slimmer has been named Freckleton’s Slimming World ‘Woman of the Year’ 2018 after shifting an impressive 5st 7lb. […]

4 months ago
Preston pub landlord to take on Himalayas challenge for baby daughter

Andrew Forster and Jemima Andrew Forster with his daughter Jemima The landlord of a city centre pub is taking on a 15-day Himalayas trek to raise money for the Liverpool hospital that has been […]

4 months ago
This Preston teenager has competed in the national 2018 School Games

A teenage girl from Preston has taken part in the national 2018 School Games. Lauren Airey, 13, from Preston, has competed in the Under 14’s England Midlands Laser Run squad at the […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham couple on how they held a festival wedding

Mashiters kiss outside their festival tent The newly married Mashiters arrive at their festival reception A Penwortham couple have told of their hand-built festival wedding at a city cricket club. Vernon Carus Cricket Club in Factory […]

5 months ago
Ashton couple are on ITV tonight in Love Your Garden

Roisin and partner Michael with Alan Titchmarsh Roisin and partner Michael with Alan Titchmarsh A Preston couple are to star in a popular ITV gardening show during Tuesday (14 August) evening. Roisin Pelan, who is fighting breast […]

5 months ago
Preston woman is first in UK to try new glaucoma treatment

A Preston woman is the first in the UK to try a new treatment aiming to combat glaucoma. Affecting around 70 million people worldwide, eye condition glaucoma causes a build-up […]

6 months ago
Bamber Bridge man is cycling LEJOG in memory of his friends

Paul Stobbs starting the ride from Land’s End A Preston man in taking on the ultimate cycling challenge in memory of his friends. Paul Stobbs, 47, is cycling from Land’s […]

6 months ago
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