Marie Townsend and Stella Kyarsgaard should have been at the school one day in August 1944 when an American Air Force bomber crashed into their classroom killing their reception classmates. But the sisters were kept home that day due to being ill with measles. AASMA DAY talks to the Lancashire twins about their miraculous escape.
Dancer Becky shows disability is no obstacle to keeping a step ahead
Preston dancer Becky Rich has won the Volunteer of the Year award at Lancashire County Council’s Pride Awards 2016. Her proud father Simon Rich tells AASMA DAY how becoming involved in dance has had amazing benefits for her as well as making a differences to the lives of people with disabilities
Anti-fracking ‘nana’ due for Preston court hearing
Anti-fracking campaigners were due to stage a protest outside Preston Crown Court today in support of Lancashire Nana, Tina Rothery. She is facing contempt of court proceedings which could lead to a jail term.