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Mother and son discuss the benefits of working together at Leyland Amazon

A mother and son who work together at a local delivery station have discussed how their roles strengthen their family bond. Helen Chambers works as a sortation associate at Amazon […]

2 months ago
BBC Lancashire seeks nominations for 2022 Make a Difference Awards

The BBC has urged UK residents to nominate everyday heroes for this year’s Make a Difference Awards. In 2021, three Preston organisations won accolades at BBC Radio Lancashire’s awards. JJeffect […]

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
Penwortham youth worker impresses judges on Channel 4’s Great Pottery Throw Down

A Penwortham youth worker competing in The Great Pottery Throw Down has impressed judges with her skills and touching designs. During the first episode of the Channel 4 show, which […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston family don festive outfits for St Catherine’s Hospice ‘Santa Drive by’

A local family has taken to the streets to spread Christmas cheer and raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice. This month, Adam Hennings and his family have dressed as Santa […]

5 months ago
Preston-born jockey races to £950 total for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A Preston-born jockey who has raced for royalty has raised £950 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Dad-of-four Maurice McCarthy lives in Poulton and is regarded as one of the country’s leading […]

6 months ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week September 18 to 24

Autumn colours at Avenham Park This week in Preston, UCLan released a timetable detailing the reopening of the roads surrounding the long-awaited Adelphi Square development. There was also good news for students gathering for fresher’s week […]

8 months ago
How Proud Preston People have been surviving lockdown

Maija Ozolina Pic: Garry Cook A Preston photographer has collected portraits and stories from people in the city affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Garry Cook’s project, Proud Preston People, features a diverse range of experiences that […]

2 years ago
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