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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 […]

2 days ago
Three Preston organisations amongst winners at Radio Lancashire’s Make a Difference Awards

Three Preston organisations have won awards at BBC Radio Lancashire’s Make a Difference Awards. JJeffect won the Education Award, Let’s Grow Preston won the Community Project of the Year Award, and […]

7 days ago
Gavin Renshaw’s first Paint Preston mural spotted on Boltons Court

The first Paint Preston mural has appeared on the side of T. Snape Printers and Co on Boltons Court. Created by artist Gavin Renshaw as part of a new street […]

1 week ago
Preston soldier who completed 48-hour march nominated for award

James Kirby Soldier James Kirby has been nominated for an award after raising money for BLESMA. He completed a 48-hour march in memory of his mum who died from coronavirus. James marched […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s ‘strong cultural and creative community’ highlighted as Lancashire revives bid for UK City of Culture 2025

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The Lancashire 2025 team has submitted an expression of interest for UK City of Culture 2025 following the axing of the original bid last month. The three-year process, in which […]

2 months ago
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 […]

4 months 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 […]

5 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 […]

5 months ago
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