RPH nurse hoping to become Miss Preston

A Preston nurse will fall 11,000 feet as part of a major fund-raising drive.
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Fulwood Library, Garstang Road

Bid to stop Fulwood library sale fails

An eleventh hour bid to stop the sale of the former Fulwood library has failed.

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Fulwood Barracks, Preston

Barracks to close - but museum is saved

Hopes of saving Fulwood Barracks from a drastic cull of military bases in the UK appear to have been dashed - but its museum will be spared.

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The Jeanne Jugan Residence run by the Little Sisters of the Poor

Buyer found for Little Sisters’ home

A mystery buyer has been found for the Jeanne Jugan Residence in Fulwood .

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Fulwood Library, Garstang Road

Council must review sale of Fulwood library

Just days after approving the sale of the former Fulwood library the county council’s deputy leader has been stopped in his tracks.

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Cast members of the Rabbits of Sandleford Warren at Ribfest 2016.

Ribchester set to stage a return of popular music and drama festival

RibFest is back for 2017! - The team organising last year’s successful event says it is delighted to inform ‘friends, supporters, sponsors and all local culture vultures’ that the dates for this year are July 17-23.

Sale: Fulwood Library, Garstang Road

County council has buyer for Fulwood Library

It is the great Lancashire sell-off with two former libraries and prime city centre offices changing hands.

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Ruby Henderson who has battled anorexia then and now

“An anorexic on a diet was a recipe for disaster”

A Lancashire woman shares her battle with eating disorders and reveals how they don’t just affect young girls

Slave trade port to fair trade city - as part of the project, workshops were carried out in schools and people dressed in the attire of the times, mostly traditional Quakers dress.

Slave trade port to fair trade city - Lancaster’s weekend of events by The Fig Tree

The FIG Tree, the world’s first International Fair Trade Centre founded in the first Fair Trade Town, Garstang, is holding a weekend of events celebrating 210 years since the abolition of the slave trade and also how fair trade is promoted today, on March 25 and 26.

Gold Paralympian medalist Steph Slater pictured at the 'golden gates' of her former high school, St Cecilia's, Longridge with headteacher, Ivan Catlow and current pupils.

St Cecilia’s golden gates in Stephanie Slater’s honour

The gates of St Cecilia’s, Longridge have been painted gold in honour of former pupil and paralympian medallist Stephanie Slater MBE.

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Roadworks with traffic lights on Eastway, Preston, are causing misery to commuters

Light at the end of tunnel for frustrated motorists

Commuters fed up of queuing in Fulwood traffic are set for a boost.

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Garstang’s tribute to Leonard Cheshire

Fifty-five art exhibits celebrating one of the most remarkable men of his generation, Leonard Cheshire are on show in Garstang this week.

The Audi was damaged in the accident

Car crashed into railings

A silver Audi was damaged when it collided with railings in Fulwood

Work continues at the new roundabout on Eastway, Preston. Picture by Paul Heyes

Eastway roundworks expected to be finished by April

Works on the Eastway roundabout are nearing completion.

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Anna Kulbaki, who has battled anorexia but has now made a good recovery

“Anorexia almost killed me”

This week is Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses including anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder.

A Lancashire woman shares her tale of how anorexia almost killed her. AASMA DAY finds out more.

St Wilfrid's Church, Ribchester

Ribchester Church aims to 'Raise the Roof'

A £207,000 heritage appeal to cover major roof work and other repairs at a grade one listed 13th century church in the heart of a Ribble Valley village has been launched.
Firefighters were called out to a blazing car in Fulwood, Preston.

Fire crews put out Fulwood blaze

A fire that started in a vehicle before spreading to a nearby property was tackled by firefighters in Fulwood.

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Caritas foster team
Sharon Bassa, Bernie Galt, Rebecca Hughes, Steph Stavert and Lucy Doughty

A team that cares about the future of children

Finding the right foster parents for children who are in desperate need of a loving home is a personal and heart warming task.

The 2016 Rory Fun Run held at UCLan Sports Arena Cycle Track in Cottam

Charity run for Preston boy Rory Curzon Smith

The family of a Preston youngster are ready and set to go on a major fundraiser to help with his life-changing therapy treatment.
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