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Preston soldier completes 48-hour march in memory of mum who died from Covid

James Kirkby completing his 48-mile march. Pic: James Kirkby Soldier James Kirby has completed a 48-hour march in memory of his mum who died from coronavirus. James marched from Preston Flag Market at the Cenotaph to ITC Catterick and […]

1 month ago
Preston woman walking to Blackpool to raise money after mum died from Huntington’s disease

Hollie and her mum who died of Huntington's disease in 2018. Hollie Johnstone from Preston is walking 32 mile to Blackpool and back to raise money for Huntington’s disease. Hollie’s mother dies in 2018 of the disease aged 44 and Hollie […]

2 months ago
Singing carer treats Preston care home residents to live performance

A singing carer has been entertaining residents of Longridge Hall Care home. Hayley Eccles, 22, who works as a carer at the Preston home, was a semi-finalist on ITV show […]

2 months ago
Preston train managers star in exhibition recognising railway heroes

Avanti West Coast staff at Preston are featuring in an exhibition by the National Railway Museum that celebrates the contribution of rail workers during the pandemic. Train Managers, Janet Bamber […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement St Catherine’s Hospice nurse retires after 36-years of care given

Bernadette Baxter The first person to be appointed at St Catherine’s Hospice by the matron the year it opened has retired. Bernadette Baxter has spent 36 years working at the hospice, and […]

4 months ago
Proud Preston: How we’re celebrating the kindness, courage and creativity in our city

Some of the city's leaders are endorsing our Proud Preston features Today we’re officially launching the Proud Preston section of our website. Full of inspiring stories of kindness, courage and creativity, Proud Preston is the perfect antidote to the challenging times […]

4 months ago
33 things everyone who grew up in Preston knows to be true

Preston is a proud city, but we know not everything is fantastic. So this takes a tongue-in-cheek look at everything born and bred Prestonians know to be true. 1. Holiday […]

6 years ago
Video of proud Preston features on BBC Breakfast

Gilly from BBC Radio Lancashire appears in the video A special video has been released following Preston being named as one of the proudest and happiest places in the UK. Featuring some of the great and good of the […]

7 years ago
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