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Have you seen Kielan Blakey?

Preston Police have launched an appeal to find a teenager thought to be in the city. Kielan Blakey, 17, was last seen in Manchester on September 18 but is thought […]

7 months ago
Share your family’s Windrush story at a workshop in Preston

Windrush creative writing workshop Budding writers are being offered a chance to tell their family’s Windrush story at a free two part writing workshop in Preston. Marjorie Morgan will be […]

7 months ago
Preston ‘Iron Man’ taking on bucket list Euro road trip for charity

Andrew with his vintage Midget in Switzerland Andrew with his vintage Midget in Switzerland A Preston man who is kept alive by a battery-operated heart pump is driving to Europe in a vintage Midget to raise money […]

7 months ago
Why I set up a Dads network for Preston and Lancashire

Graham Sims and his daughter Chloe Graham Sims and his daughter Chloe We are a peer to peer support group that covers the whole of Lancashire. And we have helped with issues ranging from suicide, post-natal […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bikers ride out for Bill Head’s funeral in Fulwood

Bikes lined the streets and followed the funeral procession for Bill Head Bikes lined the streets and followed the funeral procession for Bill Head As Bill Head’s coffin arrived in Victoria Road the air was filled with the roar of engines and […]

8 months ago
Super slimmer named Hoole’s Woman of the Year 2018

A super slimmer has been named Hoole’s Slimming World’s Woman of the Year 2018 after shedding 5st 4lb. Emma Parkinson, 30, from Croston, has gone from 17st 3lbs to 11st 13lbs […]

8 months ago
Charity worker with 42-years of service retires from Barnado’s

Paul Wilcox Paul Wilcox A charity worker who has a 42-year history of working with vulnerable children has retired. Paul Wilcox, 60, has retired from Barnardo’s after 26 years with the children’s […]

9 months ago
Super slimmer named Freckleton’s Slimming World Woman of the Year 2018

Gemma Mallinson named Freckleton’s Slimming World ‘Woman of the Year’ A super slimmer has been named Freckleton’s Slimming World ‘Woman of the Year’ 2018 after shifting an impressive 5st 7lb. […]

9 months ago
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