A very big well done to Preston-based Liz Knight. Rosemary Conley’s Biggest Loser Slimmer of the Year. Liz, who lost an amazing 14st 7lb, and went from size 32/34 to a 12/14, has recently been interviewed on Channel 5 News and will be on ITV news at 6pm on 4 January. She has also appeared on the front page of a magazine and in the […]1 year ago by Tony Worrall Share
Around Preston: Heritage, Natural History and Walking in the City and Beautiful Countryside Beyond. David Hindle at Waterstones in Preston today signs copies of his book Around Preston. This beautiful book celebrates the history and beauty of the amazing countryside around Preston. Seasoned historian and naturalist David Hindle takes the reader on gentle forays into specially selected parts of our county, all easily reached from […]1 year ago by Tony Worrall Share
Preston Christmas Lights Celeb Switch-on 17 November The Christmas lights were officially lit by a line up of celebs last night. X-Factor winner Matt Cardle and opera singer Russell ‘the voice’ Watson took centre stage pushing the plunger to a count down by Real Radio. Also on stage for one of Preston’s biggest annual events were Preston North End football team manager Graham Westley and […]1 year ago by Tony Worrall Share Want to promote your local business?
Watch Russell Howard’s Good News on BBC3 tonight (15 November) at 9pm for a feature on a female firefighter from Preston Fire Station. Samantha Preddy, from Blackpool was picked to appear on the show because in 2010, at the age of 18, she was named as the youngest female firefighter in the country and the only firefighter at the time at the Amberbridge Fire Station in Lancashire. Show […]1 year ago by Tony Worrall Share
On Monday 3rd December the Preston Historical Society meeting which is held at the Central Methodist Church, Lune Street, Preston, will feature Emma Heslewood, Keeper of History at the Harris Museum in Preston, giving her first public lecture on Will Onda. After over 4 years of digging in archives and reading old newspapers with the help of Peter Vickers Emma will give a short but […]1 year ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
Preston author Jenn Ashworth prepares for the US publication of her book Cold Light’ by undertaking a virtual book tour of the United States. Using the power of the Internet Jenn will be ‘attending’ various venues and shops across America publicising her latest book. Cold Light by Jenn Ashworth is a hauntingly beautiful and shocking psychological thriller in the vein of the bestselling novels of Tana […]2 years ago by Tony Worrall Share