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Penwortham paratrooper attempts 11 summits of Britain’s three Peaks

A Penwortham paratrooper has attempted to summit Britain’s three tallest peaks 11 times to raise funds for Support Our Paras. Beginning on Saturday 12 June, Ben Swarbrick aimed to scale […]

3 months ago
Preston soldier completes 48-hour march in memory of mum who died from Covid

James Kirkby completing his 48-mile march. Pic: James Kirkby Soldier James Kirby has completed a 48-hour march in memory of his mum who died from coronavirus. James marched from Preston Flag Market at the Cenotaph to ITC Catterick and […]

5 months ago
Military praised for efforts rolling out Covid rapid testing in Preston and Lancashire

The military have been praised for their efforts in rolling out the Covid-19 rapid testing programme for 194 businesses and organisations across Preston and Lancashire. In December, the ‘UK Resilience […]

7 months ago
Soldier’s plea to find Afghanistan medal stolen from his car in Deepdale

A serving soldier is asking for help to track down his Afghanistan medal after it was stolen from his car in Deepdale. Cade Alexander, who serves with the Rifles Regiment, […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Army helps transform UCLan sports centre into a coronavirus recovery site

Army personnel at UCLan The army has helped convert UCLan’s Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre in Marsh Lane into a coronavirus patient recovery facility. The extra bed capacity is a contingency to support the […]

1 year ago
Widow of soldier killed in army training is arranging a festival in his memory

Corporal Darren Neilson died when a tank exploded during training in 2017 The widow of a soldier who died during Army training is arranging a festival in his memory. Corporal Darren Neilson was killed when a tank exploded during a live firing […]

2 years ago
Preston Military Show is returning to Fulwood Barracks

A previous Preston Military Show Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s popular Military Show will return to Fulwood Barracks this summer. Visitors will have the chance to enjoy displays of military equipment, activities in the arena and see bands marching […]

3 years ago
How serving at Fulwood Barracks is a soldier’s dream

Meeting Prince Charles during his visit to Fulwood Barracks Choosing my first location to be based as a 16-year-old army medic was a no brainer! I mean a girl from the north, I could only choose Fulwood Barracks at […]

5 years ago
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