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Second European award success for UCLan professor

An Asian man holding a trophy in front of a dark backdrop A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) professor has won a European entrepreneurial award for the second year running. Ahmed Onsy, Professor of Mechatronics and Intelligent Systems Engineering and Associate Dean […]

3 months ago
Croston brothers ride to Anfield in tribute to father after bladder cancer death

Two men and one woman holding up a big white cheque Croston brothers Ethan and Aidan Banks scored the equivalent of a wonder goal when they cycled the 100km from the village to Anfield, home of their late dad Shaun’s beloved […]

3 months ago
Former Preston teacher’s tuition business is seeing the Covid impact on children

Kevin sat at a table with a young female student surrounded by books in a light room A former Preston primary school teacher who set up his own tuition company has seen demandfor his services skyrocket as parents seek to bridge gaps in their children’s learning – […]

3 months ago
Penwortham ‘theatre legends’ being honoured with 24-hour performance

Ron and Angela Blenkinship Pic: Double R Arts A 24-hour performance will take place in Penwortham in memory of two champions of the arts in South Ribble. Double R Arts and Friends are joining together to remember Ron […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston choir to sing again after summer with a new music director

Dan Adams Preston Orpheus Choir is gearing up to sing again after the summer break, with a new music director in position. The choir has announced Dan Adams is stepping into the […]

4 months ago
Lancashire Women’s lives from 1950s-1980s explored at Preston exhibition

An open room including exhibits of photographs How much changed for women in Lancashire between 1950-1980 in a post-war Britain where women led the charge to create a new society? The new exhibition at Lancashire Archives examines […]

4 months ago
Preston-raised Dawn Airey becomes Edge Hill University Chancellor

Dawn Airey was brought up in Preston Pic: Edge Hill University One of the UK’s top media executives has become the new Chancellor of Edge Hill University. Preston-raised Dawn Airey has been the chief executive of Channel 4, Channel 5 and […]

4 months ago
Garstang teacher goes the extra mile for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Jenna Shepherd took on the running challenge to show support for her Dad Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation With a three-year-old son and twin one-year-old daughters plus a job as a PE teacher, Jenna Shepherd is hardly ever off her feet but still found the time and energy […]

4 months ago
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