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Fylde pub operator urges residents to rally together for Ukraine relief appeal

A Fylde pub operator has pledged to fill two articulated lorries with supplies to help Ukrainian refugees in Poland. Ross Robinson of Red Fox and Peacock, who lived in Poland […]

2 months ago
‘Much-loved’ South Ribble councillor Bill Evans passes away aged 62

Tributes have poured in for South Ribble councillor Bill Evans, who has sadly passed away aged 62. Councillor Evans, a much-loved Dad to Hayley and Kim and a dearly loved brother, […]

2 months ago
Ukrainian photographer to raise funds for victims of war with portrait session in Avenham Park

Karina Azlanova Ukrainian freelance photographer and artist Karina Azlanova is holding a portrait session in Avenham Park this Saturday to raise funds for those fleeing the conflict in her home country. Karina, […]

2 months ago
UCLan student’s interior designs chosen for display at Warrington IKEA

Furniture giant IKEA has displayed a UCLan student’s interior designs for thousands of customers to admire at its Warrington store. Roxana Zamfir, 27, caught the eyes of the IKEA interior […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lostock Hall girl creates ‘Stand with Ukraine’ mugs to support relief effort

A five-year-old South Ribble girl who felt moved by the war in Ukraine has raised £268 by making mugs to help fund the relief effort. Eden Buckley, who lives in […]

2 months ago
Former Preston North End footballer opens up about the dangers of gambling

Clarke Carlisle was born in Preston in 1975 and started his career at Blackpool Pic: The FA An ex-Premier League footballer has spoken about his relationship with gambling in a bid to help others deal with similar problems. Former Blackpool, Burnley and Preston North End player Clarke […]

2 months ago
Preston political leaders unite in tribute to councillor John Browne

Councillor John Browne Preston councillors have paid their respects to Councillor John Browne, who has sadly passed away aged 71. As the longest sitting member of Preston City Council, John worked as Chair […]

2 months ago
‘Deeply loved’ Brookfield councillor John Browne has passed away

Councillor John Browne Councillor John Browne has passed away at the age of 71. Councillor Browne was the longest sitting member of Preston City Council, having served Brookfield since 1983. In a long […]

3 months ago
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