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Preston weightlifter loses out on medal after placing fifth at Tokyo Olympics

Preston weightlifter Sarah Davies has placed fifth in the 64kg category at the Tokyo Olympics. In the snatch, she lifted 100kg, but in the clean and jerk, her preferred method, […]

1 year ago
12-year-old Preston schoolgirl wins ‘Step Into the NHS’ competition

Grace, a 12-year-old student from Penwortham Girls High School, has become the North West regional winner of the ‘Step into the NHS’ competition recognising her creative and detailed board game […]

1 year ago
Opportunity for a Preston photographer to get snapping for the Welcome Back project

Preston's skyline over the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall If you are passionate about Preston and good behind a camera lens, Preston City Council has a great opportunity for someone to supply a suite of images of Preston to […]

1 year ago
UCLan students choose shortlist of entries to the fourth Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction

A team of students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have used their literary talents to choose eight writers to be finalists of the fourth Dinesh Allirajah Prize for […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Here for Humanity distributing pancake day packs to Preston residents in need

Here for Humanity Preston are distributing pancake packs to people who visit their food banks to help them celebrate. They are aiming to give 100 parcels, which will contain ingredients […]

1 year ago
Preston mum-of-three wins pageant with a difference

Kirstie with her family In January of this year, Kirstie Cowburn from Ribbleton won the title of United Kingdom Sweetheart at the Pure UK Pageant. Pure UK is a family-oriented pageant where contestants are […]

2 years ago
UCLan launches honour abuse essay competition to eradicate harmful practices

Dr Roxanne Khan speaking at the Preston launch event Pic: UCLan The University of Central Lancashire’s Honour Abuse Research Matrix (HARM) has launched a prestigious international essay competition with a £500 prize for the winner The competition has been backed by […]

3 years ago
The show will go on for Lancashire choir competition

Last-choir The Last Choir Singing, an annual singing competition has been given the green light for another year thanks to a large donation. The Lancashire choir competition lost its original funding […]

3 years ago
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