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68th Anniversary of VJ Day at Preston Cemetery War Memorial

On Thursday morning at 10.30am the Preston and District Veterans Council gathered at the Preston Cemetery War Memorial to commemorate the 68th anniversary of VJ Day (Victory over Japan Day). […]

8 years ago
Brave firefighters to assist Japanese relief efforts

Specialist members of Lancashire’s fire and rescue services have joined the relief effort in Japan. As details of the disaster unfold, trained teams have been sent from countries worldwide. Seven […]

11 years ago
EXCLUSIVE: Teacher’s account of Japan’s earthquake

I was in the staffroom at school. It was a marking day for the admissions exams, so there were no students around. There were only three other teachers with me […]

11 years ago
Japan earthquake: UCLan graduate tells of Fukushima fear

A UCLan graduate has spoken about how people in Japan are in fear of an impending nuclear crisis. Martyn Terpilowski, 33, who graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in […]

11 years ago
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