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Freddie Flintoff’s Field of Dreams to return for second series

Freddie Flintoff in Field of Dreams Freddie Flintoff is set to return to TV screens with a second series of Field of Dreams. Last year, Freddie assembled a cricket team in his hometown of Preston, helping […]

3 months ago
Freddie Flintoff pictured for first time since Top Gear crash

Freddie Pic: Freddie Flintoff / Facebook Freddie Flintoff has been pictured for the first time since his Top Gear accident. The TV presenter and former England captain was injured while filming at the BBC show’s test track last […]

3 months ago
Preston North End’s legendary Deepdale Duck mascot retires

Simon Nash as the Deepdale Duck Simon Nash has retired from his role as the legendary Deepdale Duck. Simon – who works behind the bar at The Orchard Craft Beer Bar in the city – became […]

3 months ago
Livesey and Toulmin, Preston press barons and entrepreneurs

The cheese company brochure cover from 1905 Pic: Preston Digital Archive Whereas Walton-le-Dale born Joseph Livesey (1794 -1884) is best known as a social reformer, he was also a businessman. In 1816 he went into partnership with John Toulmin and founded […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston woman shortlisted for young entrepreneur of the year award

Imogen Southwood runs the iLashed Academy in Blackpool Road Pic: iLashedbyImogen An Ashton-on-Ribble beauty influencer is up for young entrepreneur of the year for setting up her own salon. The Enterprise Vision Awards (EVAs) take place at the Winter Gardens in […]

3 months ago
Marie Curie appeals for volunteers in Preston

Asian woman wearing a yellow hoodie standing in front of an old monument End of life charity Marie Curie is calling for volunteers across Preston to join a new Fundraising Group to help raise vital funds for people with a terminal illness and […]

3 months ago
Progress Housing Group inviting people to join Cultural Celebration in Leyland

A group of Asian people holding food and selling off a stall table Progress Housing Group is inviting people to celebrate the rich diversity of the community with an event next month. The Cultural Celebration will take place at Leyland Methodist Church Hall, […]

3 months ago
Powerful exhibition on Ukrainian women coming to Leyland

A caucasian woman holdaing yellow tulips standing outside A powerful exhibition featuring Ukrainian women photographed in parts of Lancashire that have helped them to reclaim a sense of power has begun its library tour this week. The Place […]

3 months ago
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