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Preston small business Happy Boxx is cheering up loved ones

Happy Boxx - gift shop Preston’s thriving local business HappyBoxx has quickly become a popular gift shop nationwide with its large social media presence. The business has created a viable service where customers can choose […]

1 month ago
UCLan staff member crowned English Duathlon Champion 2022 for his age group

A sporty University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) staff member has been crowned English Duathlon Champion 2022 for his age group. Steve Abbott, who works in the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre, […]

1 month ago
Two local artists set to launch joint exhibition at UCLan’s PR1 Gallery

Two local artists are preparing to launch their latest joint exhibition at UCLan’s PR1 Gallery. Heather, a textile artist from Preston, will be exhibiting Through the Lens of a Needle, […]

1 month ago
Preston entrepreneur recognised for work with Global Youth Parliament

A Preston entrepreneur has been recognised for her work with the Global Youth Parliament. Jodie Marie Rigby was nominated over a year ago to be the United Kingdom Country Coordinator for […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cottam man signs up to extreme tough mudder event for cancer charity

Cottam’s Nathan Logsdon has signed up to take part in an extreme tough mudder event to raise money for the charity that supported him during his cancer treatment. Nathan, aged […]

2 months ago
Preston empowerment coach is creating space for women

Laura Sylvester Laura Sylvester, a women’s empowerment and confidence coach, has fought her own mental health battles and is giving back to the community by helping women live the life they desire […]

2 months ago
Broadgate entrepreneur’s veg box scheme bringing affordable organic and locally produced food to Preston

Alina Belousova from Back to Eden A Broadgate entrepreneur has launched a veg box scheme designed to bring affordable organic and locally produced food to the people of Preston. Alina Belousova started Back to Eden in […]

2 months ago
Edmund Robert Harris, Preston’s enigma, benefactor and philanthropist

Edmund Robert Harris Pic: The Harris Perhaps the best known Prestonian is Edmund Robert Harris. He was born in 1804 and died in 1877, a wealthy man who bequeathed his massive fortune to the town. Edmund […]

2 months ago
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