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Sir Tom Finney’s great nephew to represent Team GB in 2024

Sir Tom Finney’s great nephew is set to represent Team GB in 2024. Jake Higham has been selected to represent The Great Britain Age Group Team in the Standard Distance […]

1 month ago
Ashton Park Sports Hub plan could be rethought after pressure from local community

The proposed sports hub at Ashton Park The councillor overseeing controversial plans for a radical revamp of Preston’s Ashton Park says he has not ruled out a rethink of the project. It comes after locals accused Preston […]

1 month ago
Adnan from Freddie Flintoff’s Field of Dreams wins foster award

Adnan was one of the stars from the Flintoff documentary Pic: The Fostering Network Adnan captured the hearts of millions during the BBC documentary as Freddie formed a new cricket team in Preston.

1 month ago
Preston paramedic student saves man’s life after cricket match collapse

Matt Dunn, Lancashire and Cumbria Consultant Paramedic, presenting UCLan student Ibrahim Akram with his certificate Pic: UCLan 21-year-oild Ibrahim Akram was fielding on the boundary when an opposition player collapsed when running between the wickets. The paramedic student leapt into action and saved the man's life.

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston parks tennis courts officially reopened after £243,000 renovation

Moor Park, Haslam Park and Ashton Park have all now seen major investment in their tennis courts with a pay-to-play scheme now in place.

2 months ago
Lostock Hall fitness coach follows calling in life to launch DoTheWorkHQ

Dale Wallace Lostock Hall fitness coach Dale Wallace has struck out alone to launch his DoTheWorkHQ. 32-year-old Dale has worked in the fitness industry his whole career, since qualifying in 2009. During […]

2 months ago
Preston North End confirm forward in hospital after crash

Deepdale Stadium on a crisp Autumn day Pic: Blog Preston Preston North End have confirmed one of their young players is in hospital after a crash last night (October 5). Finlay Cross-Adair, 18, was taken to hospital with serious injuries […]

2 months ago
Ashton resident overcomes fear of water to swim English Channel

Jemma Wolstencroft swimming the Channel An Ashton resident has overcome a fear of water to swim the English Channel. Jemma Wolstencroft made the crossing at the end of August, after months of training. However Jemma’s journey […]

2 months ago
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