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Preston veteran ‘still smiling’ after scaling Snowdon for Armed Forces charity

A former Royal Green Jacket from Preston has climbed Snowdon to raise funds for charity. Vince Stopp served in the military for 24 years and took on the challenge on […]

8 months ago
Soldier’s medal returned and a kind gesture following Blog Preston story

A soldier whose Afghanistan service medal was stolen from his car in Deepdale has been reunited with the accolade after a friend spotted an appeal to find it. Cade Alexander […]

2 years ago
Call for more support of Armed Forces veterans in Preston

Veterans marching at Armed Forces Day 2014 Pic: Gill Lawson More needs to be done to support Armed Forces veterans in Preston according to a new study. Councillors are calling for Preston City Council’s cabinet to endorse their recommendations for […]

7 years ago
The people of Preston unite to remember the fallen

There is no doubt about it that Prestonians know how to show their respect and appreciation when it matters. Today, Sunday 9 November, unprecedented crowds gathered together at the War […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Armed Forces Day almost here

A reminder of Armed Forces Day in Preston tomorrow (28 June). A packed day organised by Preston City Council. The day starts at 10.45am with a veterans parade, accompanied by […]

8 years ago
Preston signs covenant to improve military links with the city

armed forces day Preston will pay tribute to its armed forces with the signing of a military covenant. The city from Monday will put pen to paper to show its support for the […]

10 years ago
Video: Remembrance Sunday service

Preston and Lancashire residents gathered together on Sunday for a Remembrance Day service on the Flag Market. A diverse crowd including veterans, cadets and current serving members of the armed […]

11 years ago
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