David Hindle: Around Preston Book Launch

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 […]

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Preston Christmas Lights Switch-on: in pictures

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 […]

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Preston firefighter on BBC3 Russell Howard’s Good News

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 […]

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Emma Heslewood To Give First Public Lecture On Will Onda

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 […]

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Preston author Jenn Ashworth releases book in the US

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 […]

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Strictly Come Dancing for Preston girl

Preston girl Rachel Botes has landed a job on the BBC TV show Strictly Come Dancing. A recent BA(Hons) Journalism graduate, Rachel is working as a runner on series 10 of the popular prime-time show. Rachel contacted the shows production team “on a whim” and to her surprise they took her on. Her tasks include assisting the production team, helping out in the studio during […]

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