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Vinyl Tap landlord completes ‘Walk Against Cancer’ for cause close to his heart

Each year, Sean Keefe, landlord of the Vinyl Tap, raises money for cancer charities. During the first lockdown, he cycled 666 miles, often virtually, for the Heavy Metal Truants, raising […]

8 months ago
Penwortham first-time author wrote children’s book in lockdown and hopes to make it to best sellers list

Craig Proudfoot A Penwortham first-time author has released a children’s book called The Frog and The Crab. Craig Proudfoot, an IT project manager, wrote the book in lockdown as a way to […]

8 months ago
Fulwood woman celebrates turning 100 with cake and Prosecco

Alice Slater on her 100th birthday A Fulwood woman has celebrated her 100th birthday by handing out cake and Prosecco to friends and neighbours. Alice Slater turned 100 on Thursday (8 April) and spent the day […]

8 months ago
Month-long Ramadan celebrations taking place at Deepdale

A rep from KGN Food Store and a rep from PNE CET Pic: PNE CET Preston North End are celebrating the month of Ramadan by providing free fresh fruit, water and dates for those who are fasting. A gazebo is being stationed at Deepdale each […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement How this Preston events organiser will help local charities recover in 2021

Sarah Williams and her husband A Preston events organiser is using her 2021 calendar to help local charities recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. Sarah Williams of Fairydust Events has organised a series of fundraising events […]

8 months ago
Longton man goes from trainee to managing director of recruitment firm in just 14 years

Richard Freye with son Arthur and Chris Musgrove with son Harry A Longton man has been appointed as Managing Director of a Preston-based recruitment firm, just 14 years after joining the company as a trainee. Chris Musgrove started at Service Care […]

8 months ago
Noor Foodbank and Luv Preston receive Easter Egg donations

Easter Eggs were donated to Noor Foodbank and Luv Preston to ensure that all those in need were able to enjoy the Easter season. The eggs were donated by local […]

8 months ago
Savick man to walk 188 miles in memory of family member who died from Covid-19

Andy and Chris A Savick man is gearing up to walk 188 miles in memory of a family member who sadly died from Covid-19. Chris Evans will cover the distance from Mold in […]

8 months ago
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