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Chief Fire Officer’s ultra marathon raises over £2,000 for Preston hospital’s charity

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity is set to benefit from a donation of £2,400 thanks to the fundraising efforts of the county’s Chief Fire Officer. Justin Johnson, an avid runner and […]

1 month ago
Leyland Trucks launch virtual fundraiser to replace cancelled event

The Factory to Festival event in 2019 A one-off charity initiative has been launched in Leyland to replace the fourth Factory to Festival charity bike ride, which is cancelled this year due to COVID-19. Leyland Trucks’ annual […]

1 month ago
Preston to host Wales’ Men’s team training base during Rugby League World Cup 2021

UCLan Sports Arena from the air Pic: UCLan Sports Arena / Facebook With less than 500 days to go until the opening fixture of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021), tournament organisers have announced Preston as the training base for Wales’ […]

2 months ago
Preston North End fans to line streets in honour of ‘one of a kind’ Stu

Stuart with wife Kelly and daughter Annabelle Tributes from Preston North End staff and supporters have been flooding in following the death of 36-year-old former fans’ team player Stuart Bolton, who recently lost his battle with cancer. […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood tennis club gets new lease of life thanks to ace volunteers

Members on the new courts Fulwood Lawn Tennis Club is enjoying a new lease of life with increased membership and improved facilities – and it’s all thanks to a group of hard-working volunteers. It’s only […]

2 months ago
North End Souls follow-up book tells the stories of more Deepdale legends

Keith Harrison A new Preston North End book is lifting the lid on some of the club’s biggest games over the past 70 years. North End Souls 2, which has been brought […]

2 months ago
Fundraiser set up in memory of footballer Christian Mbulu who died in Cottam

A fundraiser has been set up in memory of footballer Christian Mbulu, who died at his home in Cottam last week (Tuesday May 26). Mbulu, 23, was a defender for […]

2 months ago
Preston taking on Penkhull in FA Cup of Flags final

Preston and Penkhull flags Pic: @flaginstitute The Preston flag is competing in the first-ever FA Cup of Flags final today (Friday 29 May). Preston made it through to the showdown with Stoke town Penkhull after a […]

2 months ago
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