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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 […]

5 days ago
Garstang entrepreneur receives publicity boost from former Dragon

Jen and her daughter A Garstangā€based childrenā€™s board game business has received a boost in publicity from Retail Entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. Jen Shillitoe, founder of Little Acorn Games, tweeted Theo about her business during Small Business Sunday (SBS) and was one […]

1 year ago
Five players to leave Preston North End following promotion

Five players will be leaving Preston North End following a successful trip to Wembley and promotion to the Championship. Keith Keane and Jack King have both been offered contracts at […]

6 years ago
Wade Barrett tells American soccer fans to support PNE after England exit World Cup

Preston’s own WWE wresting star Wade ‘Bad News’ Barrett tweeted in support of Preston North End during the World Cup recently. Wade said he gave up on England after the […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Chef Paul Heathcote’s Viral Sheep Sculpture

One of the more bizarre stories from over the Bank Holiday weekend. Preston based Chef Paul Heathcote’s re-tweet of a cauliflower sheep that went viral. Is it the Preston Lamb […]

7 years ago
Police use Social Media to engage with PNE fans

Police officers on duty Football Intelligence Officers at Lancashire Constabulary have launched a special Twitter account to help better engagement with local football fans. The Twitter page @PNEPolice is a new way to interact […]

8 years ago
Preston City Council to introduce social media policy for all staff

Council staff could be given new guidelines about using social media Preston City Council are to introduce a social media and blogging policy for all staff. The move follows a number of disciplinaries coming about because of usage of the likes […]

8 years ago
#ifyouknowpreston: Prestonians reveal their insights into city living on Twitter hashtag

avenham park in spring We’ve been watching as the insights, often hilarious, have been tweeted out by Prestonians about living in the city. The Twitter hashtag #ifyouknow[insertnameofhwereyoulive] has arrived in Preston and in the […]

9 years ago
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