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Participants in 2017s 9th Annual Fulwood Fitness Event for Rosemere Cancer Foundation with organiser Altaf on the second row, ninth from the right. By VB Creative Photography

Fun at the Annual Fitness Event in Fulwood for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Almost 200 active volunteers danced, span and jumped to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation in memory of Ben Ashworth.
Flying Scotsman Graeme Obree

Graeme Obree guests at charity dinner in Mellor for Rosemere

Former world champion and world record holding track cyclist Graeme Obree will be special guest at a sporting dinner for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.
Volunteers working on the fen coppicing willow during the volunteers' day.

Volunteers start work on wetlands to improve Grimsargh’s nature reserve

Work on the transformation of three former reservoirs into a safe haven for flora, fauna and wildlife has started in earnest.

Some of the young people who took part

Wanted: High-fiving cool and funky vicar

Applicants for a vicar’s job in Preston will need a lot more than the usual spiritual qualifications.

D'Urton Lane blocked off

Rat run drivers are caught on the hop

Residents on the most exclusive rat-run in Preston claim they are the first casualties of the newly-opened Broughton Bypass.


Have a go at... BodyPump

An exercise started originally in New Zealand by Les Mills in 1991 using barbells and adjustable weights to tone and condition muscles whilst raising metabolic rate for rapid fat burning.
Garry Cheesbrough sat on the memorial bench to Derby Schools Headmaster Ken Bridge in the grounds of Howick House, Penwortham

GALLOWHEELS APPEAL: Memories of attending a Derby School for the Partially Sighted in Preston

In April 1970 at the age of nine I was sent to Derby School for the Partially Sighted, in Lytham Road, Fulwood – away from family and friends to board in a strange little school.

Preston Life Drawing Group

Preston Life Drawing Group gives light and shade on its work

The human body is a beautiful art form that should be treated with great admiration and respect.
Photo Neil Cross
Lightfoot Lane, Fulwood being closed to traffic for up to a year starting at the end of next week, due to more building work in the area
Residents Elizabeth and Jean Fisher

New road and roundabout to be built in Fulwood

The construction of a new roundabout and road in Fulwood will begin in January, it has been revealed.

The 150-space overflow car park site at Preston Grasshoppers which could be getting turned into a care home

Preston Grasshoppers' match day parking woes resolved

Lingering concerns over how Preston’s rugby union team will cope with losing its main overflow car parking facilities have been eased.

Greg Dunnings with Prince Harry, Dave Watson with Prince Phillip, Prince Harry at the 2017 Invictus Games opening ceremony. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

It’s gold for Greg and Dave in Canada

Gold is the colour for Preston athletes at the 2017 Invictus Games after a series of successes for the city’s athletes.
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A piper leads Jim Bryson's funeral cortege into Fulwood Barracks

Final whistle for ‘colossus’ of refereeing

Referees from Premier League to parks football turned out in black to say their farewells as Jim Bryson took the final whistle.

Staff from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust and East Lancashire Teaching Hospital

Two Lancashire hospital trusts join forces to raise money for MND in Preston

Staff from two hospital trusts are uniting in the fight against motor neurone disease (MND).

Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, September 18, 2017

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.

Baby Morgan and parents Mark and Rachel Rich.
Rachel says relaxation techniques helped her with her Caesarean Section

Keep calm and relaxed for a positive birth experience

Keeping calm and relaxed during pregnancy makes for a more positive birth experience for women.

AASMA DAY finds out about Lancashire business Beau Baby which delivers pregnancy relaxation classes and hypnobirthing to support women and their birthing partners through pregnancy, birth and beyond

Crews were called out to the scene of the fire on Royal Avenue just off Garstang Road at around 11pm on September 11.

Fire in abandoned car in Fulwood sparks call-out

A fire in the engine compartment of a car sparked an emergency call-out in Fulwood, say fire fighters.

Fire crews race to Preston pizza blaze

Fire crews race to Preston pizza blaze

Three fire crews dashed to a house fire in Preston after reports someone was trapped inside.

Police reveal identity of man killed in fall from m-way bridge

Police reveal identity of man killed in fall from m-way bridge

Police have identified the man who died after falling from a bridge onto the M55 on Friday.

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