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Penwortham pupils to lobby Police and Crime Commissioner over homelessness support

Students reading Stone Cold to suppose the Rise and Shine Charity. Pupils at Penwortham Priory Academy are reading a book about homelessness and connecting with Rise and Shine charity to prepare to write a letter to the Police and Crime Commissioner. […]

1 month ago
Penwortham first-time author wrote children’s book in lockdown and hopes to make it to best sellers list

Craig Proudfoot A Penwortham first-time author has released a children’s book called The Frog and The Crab. Craig Proudfoot, an IT project manager, wrote the book in lockdown as a way to […]

2 months ago
The 150-year-old Friargate bookshop trying to keep the pages turning through the coronavirus pandemic

Mike Halewood Preston booksellers Halewood and Sons are – like most businesses – currently in coronavirus lockdown. Despite the shop being closed to browsers they are delivering online and phone orders. Halewood […]

1 year ago
Katharine Ann Angel book signing 11 January

In Preston this Saturday 11th January at Waterstones bookshop meet writer Katharine Ann Angel who will be signing copies of her latest book ‘The Froggitt Chain’. The Froggitt Chain, published […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Exit Town Centre: Photo book featuring the Bus Station published

Preston Bus Station Exit Town Centre by Craig Atkinson is the third in his series of books documenting different aspects of Preston Bus Station. The limited edition book contains 28 […]

7 years ago
Preston author on BBC Radio 4

Jenn Ashworth will appear at the event A new short story by prize winning Preston novelist Jenn Ashworth ‘Five Thousand Lads a Year’ was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 today. Five Thousand Lads a Year is about […]

7 years ago
New book highlights vital role played by Preston’s volunteers during the war

Preston has been recognised for its wartime contribution in a new book by train enthusiast Michael Williams – Steaming to Victory: How Britain’s railways won the war ( published by […]

8 years ago
An Evening with Jenn Ashworth

Preston’s fiction fans were treated to an audience with prize winning novelist Jenn Ashworth on Wednesday evening. The hour long event was hosted by Waterstone’s book shop on Fishergate. Following […]

8 years ago
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