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Guest post: My experience of Ramadan as a young Muslim girl in Preston

Jomana Aref This is a guest post by Jomana Aref, a 17-year-old Muslim girl and former Preston resident who raises awareness on social, political and environmental aspects of our world. Ramadan is the […]

2 months ago
Ex-Green Frog worker manages new Ashton-on-Ribble sandwich shop

A former takeaway van employee described as a ‘dream worker’ has started a new job at an Ashton-on-Ribble sandwich shop. Jess Smith, who previously worked at The Green Frog in Mariners Way […]

2 months ago
Family to honour Katy Holmes’ 21st birthday during Derian House fundraising walk

The family of Katy Holmes, who sadly passed away from a brain tumour in 2012, will take on the Ullswater Way walk to mark Katy’s 21st birthday. Mum Paula Slater […]

2 months ago
Patti Mayor, women’s activist and Preston artist

Self Portrait in a Sun Hat by Patti Mayor Pic: Patti Mayor Estate By the early 20th century women still had few rights, let alone the vote, and as a result they began to resort to more extreme tactics to get recognition. In […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mother and son discuss the benefits of working together at Leyland Amazon

A mother and son who work together at a local delivery station have discussed how their roles strengthen their family bond. Helen Chambers works as a sortation associate at Amazon […]

2 months ago
The Penwortham man encouraging others to open up about their mental health

Alex Fletcher A Penwortham man who suffers from stress and anxiety is reaching out to others to let them know that they are not alone.   Alex Fletcher is making it his mission […]

2 months ago
Tributes to ‘larger than life’ Preston man who died suddenly aged 50

The family and friends of a much-loved Preston man who recently died have launched a fundraiser to pay for the funeral costs. Brian Coulton was a well-known figure around Preston, […]

2 months ago
Preston Markets manager marks retirement after two decades

Long-serving Preston Markets manager David Bullock will retire from his position this week after 20 years of service. David has seen many changes occur within the historic Victorian canopy and […]

2 months ago
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