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Pippa Cole’s parents receiving devastating news as tumours return

pippanew630close The family of a brave Preston tot battling brain cancer has received the news they “never wanted to hear”. Pippa Cole, 3, has been in and out of hospital fighting […]

4 months ago
Modern coffee shop proposed for Lancaster Road

Potential premises for Ham and Jam A new, independent coffee shop is looking to fill an empty building and “put a smile back on Lancaster Road.” Richard Lowthian, director of Ham and Jam Independent Coffee Shop […]

4 months ago
Two Preston based Directors take home North West awards

Award Winner Lee Petts Two Preston based Directors were winners at the North West Director of the Year Awards. Richard Freye of Service Care Solutions and Lee Petts of Remsol Limited each were awarded […]

4 months ago
Britain’s Got Talent star visits hospice ahead of summer Symphony at the Tower concert

Nurses and nursing assistants from St Catherine’s Hospice with Lucy Kay Britain’s Got Talent star, Lucy Kay visited St. Catherine’s Hospice in Lostock Hall, as she prepares to perform at this year’s Symphony at the Tower. The annual event, filled with […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Landmark demolished in Friargate regeneration project

Former Bambers furniture shop premises demolished in regeneration project A Preston landmark is set to be demolished, as part of the £18 million regeneration project which has begun on Friargate. Former Bambers furniture shop is one of many businesses […]

4 months ago
New Continental to host Mike Peters of The Alarm

Mike Peters will be at The Continental, Preston on March 18. The Continental will host Mike Peters’ for a night of 80’s live music. Mike, an original member of punk rock band, “The Alarm” will perform “Strength” in a much more […]

4 months ago
Lostock Hall man retires after almost half a century at Preston firm

FWP partners with Roger. Left to right: Gordon Burke, Martin Whittle, Brent Clayton, Roger White, Kate Shuttleworth, David Robinson, Frank Whittle. A senior quantity surveyor has retired after nearly 50 years’ service to a Preston- based company, Frank Whittle Partnership. Roger White retired on his 65th birthday, after his mum found […]

4 months ago
Preston author reveals his unpublished story of George Formby’s fiancee, Pat Howson

George Formby with his girlfriend Pat Howson PRESTON born author Andrew Atkinson is hoping that it will ‘Turn Out Nice Again’ in his search for a sponsor/publisher for the book he is writing on ukulele legend George […]

4 months ago
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