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Preston wellbeing entrepreneur nominated in National Diversity Awards

Lee Chambers A Preston wellbeing entrepreneur has been nominated in the National Diversity Awards 2021. Lee Chambers, psychologist and founder of Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing, is up for the Entrepreneur of Excellence Award. […]

7 days ago
Updated guidance for visiting health trust and mental health services in Preston and Lancashire

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (LSCft) has updated its visiting guidance. Throughout the pandemic precautions have been in place to ensure the safety of patients, staff and visitors […]

1 week ago
Four fire engines deal with fire at a property in Leyland

Fire crews attended a domestic fire this morning (Friday 7 July). Four fire engines from Leyland, Penwortham, Chorley and Bamber Bridge attended the scene at 7.26am on Leyland Lane in […]

1 week ago
Consultations open for proposed move of Longton Post Office

Proposals are in place to relocate Longton Post Office to SPAR, 58-60 Liverpool Road, Longton, Preston, PR4 5PB, where it will continue to operate as a local branch. The current […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston trams project to convert Gamull Lane listed building into new HQ

Lincoln Shields of Preston Trampower in front of Station House. Pic: Preston Trampower Preston Trampower has bought a new headquarters for their Guild Line tram project. The listed building will be part of the project to launch a sustainable tramway in the city. […]

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Hard Times in Preston in 1861: squalor, poverty and disease

Engraving c.1862 from The Illustrated London News detailing the construction of Moor Park - Preston was said to be the inspiration for Dickens 'Hard Times' Pic: Preston Digital Archive Gaslights stutter in the early morning gloom as a thousand clogs rattle on the cobbled street. Smokeswirls and another grim 14-hour day begins in the factories of the North. The […]

1 week ago
South Ribble and Ribble Valley in England’s top five fastest rising infection rates

Two of the five fastest rising infection rates in England can currently be found in areas bordering Preston. Ribble Valley‘s infection rate has more than doubled, while South Ribble‘s has […]

1 week ago
Passing trains damaged as coping stone thrown from bridge in Lostock Hall

The coping stone damaged lineside cables Pic: British Transport Police A coping stone has been pushed off a bridge in Lostock Hall causing damage to passing trains. The incident happened overnight on Friday (4 June) at the bridge in Croston […]

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