An old maid’s tale offers new adventures for unlikely actress

I was once compared to a female Frank Spencer but I wasn’t quite sure to take that as compliment or not - I mean I preferred ‘a ginger Michelle Pfeiffer’?”

An action packed programme of events has been lined up for the fundraiser from aJust For Fun Dog Show to sports and games to picnic in the park.

Family fun day on Conway Park

Families wanting to make the most of the final weeks of summer are invited to join the  Friends of Conway Park for a fun day extravaganza on Sunday August 27.
Tom Gregson (in front) and instructor Reg Wooller

Flying high with Bowland Forest Gliding Club

Turning 90 will not stop sprightly Tom Gregson gliding through the air.
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Members of Preston Amounderness: Jane Hill, Dennis McGrath,  Pam McGrath, Jim Starkie, Frank McCandlish, June McCandlish, Richard Chadwick and Eva Chadwick

Preston Amounderness welcomes its first woman

In 1977 a group of men gathered to support local communities and charities. Now 40 years on, The Rotary Club of Preston Amounderness is still growing strong and it even welcomed its first woman – Jeanette Raymer.

Zumbathon at Fulwood Free Methodist Church for Caritas Care Projects

Zumbathon for Caritas Care in Preston

A zumbathon workout raised more than £500 for a service centre used by people with disabilities.

What the main training ground building could look like

PNE decision day arrives: What you need to know

The future of Preston North End's training ground masterplan will be decided by the city council's planning committee on Thursday.
All Seasons Leisure Centre in Chorley

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This is how the garden at Adam Wright's garden was left behind after being re-turfed.

Garden of £300,000 new build Longridge home ‘inaccessible for two years’

A Longridge father has spoken of his dismay after moving into a £300,000 home in the town, only months later to discover his garden was sinking and holes appearing.

Fire service, police and air ambulance crews had launched a joint operationat the scene on Liverpool Road.  Pic: Bob Clare

Man rescued from electricity pylon

A man has been rescued after being spotted "dangling" from an electricity pylon in Hutton.
Police at the murder scene at Chatsworth Street, Preston

Preston man guilty of wife's murder

A husband who bludgeoned his wife to death with a hammer in their Preston home has been handed a life sentence.

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‘Routine eye test saved my life’

A grandmother has revealed how a routine eye test led to her being diagnosed with a cancerous tumour in her eye.

Michael meets the paramedics

Man who 'died' eight times meets hero medics who saved him

A man thought to have ‘died’ eight times during a massive cardiac arrest says he is “humbled” to have met the medics who saved his life.

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Glendon Snape wearing Optune

Brain tumour dad’s £70,000 determination to find a cure

Lancashire dad Glendon Snape is fighting a deadly brain cancer which has no cure. But a determined Glendon is doing everything in his power to outlive his prognosis and help find a cure for the aggressive disease.

He tells AASMA DAY his story.

Some services to and from Preston Bus Station have changed

City to lose late night bus routes in timetable shakeup

Several late night bus services in Preston are to be cut in a shakeup of the Preston Bus timetable.

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An artist's impression of part of the training ground

Re-submitted PNE bid earmarked for approval

Council officers have said they are “minded to approve” Preston North End’s re-submitted training ground masterplan.
Morris and June Eccles, with their garden in Fulwood

Gardeners get growing for Rosemere

Proud horticulturists opened up their gardens to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

An artist's impression of the UCLan Adelphi square development

Planners urged to heed advice on Preston's Adelphi scheme

Preston charities have urged planners to remember the needs of the blind and visually impaired community ahead of a major scheme.

QEII The very Best of Queen poster

How Ian Beattie followed in Freddie’s footsteps

Fiona Finch discovers how Preston born postman Ian Beattie became a tribute star - and kept his day job. Here he talks about the demands and joys of his new career.


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A 30 minute workout including a series of body-weight exercises with interval style training.

A huge crack is seen in the harbour after an earthquake in Kos

PNE star's family feel impact of Greek earthquake

A Preston North End star has spoken of his relief that his family is safe after feeling the effects of a deadly earthquake.
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