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Shortlist for Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction chosen by UCLan students

A group of literary students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have handpicked eight writers for the fifth Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction shortlist. Five English literature and creative writing […]

2 months ago
Preston man writes short stories during recovery from stroke

A Preston man has written his first book following a major operation to remove a cyst from his brain. Paul Walmsley, who underwent his operation at Royal Preston Hospital, then […]

3 months ago
Notable People of Preston: Francis Thompson 1859 – 1907

Francis Thompson (named after Francis of Assisi) was born 18th December 1859 at No. 7 Winckley Street, Preston, to devout catholic parents. His father Charles was a homeopathic doctor and […]

9 years ago
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