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A tribute to former Preston council chief executive Jim Carr

Jim Carr, Preston’s former town clerk, who died 16.12.18 Jim Carr passed away aged 69 – having served 13 years as the most senior officer at Preston City Council. He […]

6 months ago
Preston woman secures title of World’s Strongest Woman

Rhianon Lovelace won the Worlds Strongest Woman Under 64kg A Preston couple are celebrating after seeing major success in America’s World Strongest Series. Luke Davies was cheering on his partner Rhianon […]

6 months ago
Family pay tribute to ‘adventurous, fun loving man’ whose body was found in the River Ribble

A picture of John Culshaw on a hike The family of a man whose body was found in the River Ribble described him as an “outgoing, active, adventurous, fun loving man […]

6 months ago
A children’s author from Longton has published his first book

Graham Fletcher's new book is Oleg The Giant Graham Fletcher’s new book is Oleg The Giant A children’s author from Longton has been successful in publishing his latest children’s book. Graham Fletcher released his first ever novel ‘Oleg […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Guild Hall general manager Richard Simkin to leave

Simon Rigby and Rick Simkin Simon Rigby and Richard Simkin The man who took on running Preston’s Guild Hall is leaving. Richard Simkin became general manager of the venue when Lancashire multi-millionaire Simon Rigby took […]

7 months ago
Concern for Brookfield man who has been missing for a month

Steven was seen at Bargain Booze on October 20 Police are increasingly concerned for a missing man from Brookfield who has not been seen for a month. Steven Durand, 31, […]

7 months ago
Fulwood nurse recognised in national dementia care awards

Kathryn Penrith Kathryn works tirelessly to support families living with dementia A Fulwood nurse has been recognised for her tireless work in dementia care. Kathryn Penrith was one of five finalists to […]

7 months ago
Hoghton woman named in food industry’s ones to watch

Amy Cheadle from The Northern Dough Company Amy Cheadle from The Northern Dough Company A baker from Hoghton has seen her dough rising nicely this year. Amy Cheadle, who co-founded the Northern Dough Company, has been named […]

7 months ago
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