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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
Penwortham No.1 Fairham Gin lands two accolades at Spirits Awards

A Penwortham gin firm has picked up two silver awards for a dry Lancashire gin range at the 2022 IWSC Spirits Awards. Liam Stemson and Ellis McKeown, owners and distillers […]

2 months ago
Preston retains best city to live and work in North West title

Preston's skyline as viewed from Cuerdale Lane Pic: Sonia Bashir A levelling up growth index has named Preston the highest performing city in the North West. The Demos-PWC Good Growth for Cities Index has recognised Preston as the best city […]

2 months ago
Vinyl Tap Preston lands CAMRA ‘Pub of the Season’ award

The Vinyl Tap in Adelphi Street The Campaign for Real Ale has awarded the Spring 2022 Central Pub of the Season award to the popular Preston pub Vinyl Tap. In the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement South Ribble Scouts to visit South Korea for World Jamboree

Six South Ribble teenagers will join 3,228 UK Scouts at a global adventure festival in South Korea next year. South Ribble Scouts Charlotte, 16, Henry, 15, Eoghan, 12, Millie, 14, […]

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
Winckley Square restaurant 263 lands spot in Michelin Guide

A Preston city-centre restaurant headed up by a Masterchef finalist has secured a place in the esteemed Michelin Guide. 263, located just off Winckley Square, is overseen by Oli Martin, […]

3 months ago
Preston Here for Humanity to offer free packed lunches to schoolchildren over half term

Preston Here For Humanity Headquarters in Eldon Street A local charity is handing out free sandwiches, crisps, yoghurts, biscuits, fruit, and drinks to schoolchildren over half term. Preston charity Here for Humanity has launched the initiative to supplement […]

3 months ago
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