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Preston and Lancashire will remain in tier-3 restrictions

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It has been announced that Lancashire will be staying in the tier-3 restrictions. This is after a rise in coronavirus cases across many places in Lancashire. The seven-day average per […]

3 months ago
Tributes as popular Preston doorman and ‘true gent’ Dave Purcell passes away

Dave Purcell Pic: Baker Street / Facebook Tributes are flooding in for well-loved Preston doorman Dave Purcell, who has passed away. Dave worked at venues in the city including Tokyo Jo’s for decades. Most recently he was […]

3 months ago
Ingol wedding coordinator thrilled to bag prestigious award

Amber Kirkby The North West Wedding Awards 2020, hosted by UK Country Brides, was postponed four times due to the coronavirus pandemic. The finalists were originally announced in May, and the event […]

3 months ago
Penwortham neighbours’ 12 Days of Christmas display for local food bank

12 Days of Christmas window displays in Leyland Road A group of neighbours in Penwortham have created a 12 Days of Christmas window display in aid of a local food bank. The Leyland Road residents are hoping the outdoor […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s Ranvir ‘blown away’ as she makes Strictly Come Dancing semi-finals

Ranvir and Giovanni Pic: BBC TV presenter Ranvir Singh said she’s ‘blown away’ to be in the semi-finals of Strictly Come Dancing. Ranvir and her professional dance partner Giovanni Pernice impressed in the quarter-finals with […]

3 months ago
Leyland man rounding off 250km in Movember with Preston Guild Wheel circuit

Bob Flood A Movember ambassador from Leyland will walk Preston Guild Wheel to bring his total distance covered this month to 250km. Bob Flood set out to complete 200km as part of […]

3 months ago
Well-known Preston window cleaner Arthur Eteson passes away

Arthur Eteson, well-known window cleaner. Pic: Youtube Window cleaner Arthur Eteson passed away on Friday 20 November. He has been cleaning windows in the area for years and was a well-loved member of the community. The 79-year-old […]

3 months ago
Hoghton man quits the corporate life to launch meal prep company

Rhys Brindle with his girlfriend A Hoghton man has followed his dream to run a food-based business by launching a meal prep company. Rhys Brindle decided earlier this year to quit his career in civil […]

3 months ago
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