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Preston residents urged to get flu jabs to boost winter immunity

Preston GPs have urged residents to get flu jabs as soon as possible to boost winter immunity. Each year, GPs in the region call on those eligible to get their […]

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Royal Mail staff gain first-class degrees after completing specialist UCLan course in Preston

A group of 11 Royal Mail staff have become the first graduates to complete a specialist UCLan course in Preston. The staff, based throughout the UK, gained first-class BEng (Hons) […]

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Cancer survivor ‘screams in fear and delight’ during wing walk for Fulwood’s Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A Longton cancer survivor braved 130 mph winds during a wing walk for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Chiropractor Julie raised £1,100 for the charity after travelling to an aerodrome in Cirencester, […]

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In pictures: A diverse celebration of county culture at Lancashire Encounter 2021

This first weekend of the Lancashire Encounter arts festival was a roaring success, with Prestonians gathering to celebrate the county’s diverse cultural offer. Having kicked off on Friday 17 September […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston woman receives ‘overwhelming response’ after competing on ITV’s Beat the Chasers

A Prestonian last weekend appeared on ITV’s Beat the Chasers to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Forensic psychology lecturer Samantha Walkden applied for the show to commemorate her Grandma […]

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13-year-old Lea fundraiser cycles 50 laps of Jubilee Park

A 13-year-old Lea fundraiser has raised £465 for charity after cycling 50 laps of Jubilee Park. On 20 August, Kaitlyn Marsden raised funds for Baby Beat, which supports the maternity […]

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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week September 11 to 17

A view of Preston's skyline from Vernon Carus mill Pic: scrappyNW As Preston gears up for the City of Preston 10k, and with a bizarre fake news post involving the Sun Hotel appearing online, it’s safe to say the news has […]

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Preston’s The Continental to host Steve Barker’s ‘On the Wire’ radio show celebration

The Continental is hosting a celebration for BBC Radio Lancashire’s Steve Barker this weekend. On Sunday 19 September, from 2pm until 9.30pm, musicians will gather at the Preston restaurant for […]

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