Events and Awards

Events and Awards

Life will never be the same again for French World Cup winners

France manager Didier Deschamps was left soaked in beer, champagne and sweat after celebrating World Cup glory with his delirious squad - a moment he will cherish alongside the crowning achievement of his playing career.

Graeme Thomas(second from right) with his GB team-mates after winning gold at World Cup 3

More gold glory for Preston rower Graeme Thomas

Preston rower Graeme Thomas collected another World Cup gold medal

Queues on the B6430 heading into Garstang today

Traffic chaos at Garstang Ice Cream Festival

Motorists heading to Garstang Ice Cream Festival are stuck in their hot cars as traffic into the market town is gridlocked.

Sally Cowburn, Julie Richardson and April Haxby of the Garstang Hookers crochet group have created an ice cream cone decorated with sea creatures.

Garstang's ice cream festival is almost here

Garstang is gearing up for its first ever ice cream festival today.

Train disruptions announced across Lancashire today

Train disruptions announced across Lancashire today

Hundreds of trains across the North West have been cancelled today due to staff shortages.

Liam Livingstone

Red Rose earn victory over Derbyshire

Lancashire claimed a 12-run victory in a low-scoring Vitality Blast clash with Derbyshire at Emirates Old Trafford as both sides struggled against pace off the ball.

Lancashire Cricket
Apologies for the quality of the photo.

Missing Preston woman

A 42-year-old woman from Preston is missing.
England manager Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate proud of England's World Cup campaign

Gareth Southgate spoke with immense pride after England's wonderful adventure ended with defeat in the World Cup third-place play-off.

PNE manager Alex Neil

PNE manager Alex Neil pleased with the start of pre-season

Preston North End boss is pleased with the manner in which his side have started their pre-season programme.

Preston North End
Paul Huntington heads PNE in front at AFC Fylde

Match report: AFC Fylde 1 PNE 6

Preston North End hit AFC Fylde for six in the first meeting between the clubs at Mill Farm.
Preston North End
Fire crews are still working hard  to extinguish hot spots

Firefighters still battling hot spots on Winter Hill

Firefighters are still battling hot spots on Winter Hill to prevent any fire from spreading.

PNE squad warm-up at AFC Fylde

Team news: AFC Fylde v PNE

Preston North End made their first visit to Mill Farm to face AFC Fylde in their second pre-season friendly game on Saturday.

Preston North End
The M65 has been closed by police between junctions six and five

UPDATED M65 re-opened following crash

Police have re-opened the M65 following a collision earlier today (Saturday).

Air ambulance called to collision on motorway

Traffic police are warning of delays on the M65 following a collision.

David Hargreaves has been missing since Tuesday

Concern for missing Preston man

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 40-year-old man who has been missing since Tuesday (July 10).

Paul Pogba wants to earn a World Cup winners' star for his shirt

World Cup final: Pogba’s star is on the rise as glory beckons

Paul Pogba is desperate to add a star to his France shirt by winning the World Cup.

Alan Browne is confident enough to hold his own contract talks

Dave Seddon’s PNE Press View: Secret agent Browne

Agents are such a big part of football these days that it becomes big news when a player doesn’t employ one.

Preston North End
Victim attacked with axe in Preston's Moor Park

Victim attacked with axe in Preston's Moor Park

A man was attacked by a group of men in Preston in broad daylight with an axe.

England manager Gareth Southgate

England v Belgium preview: Pride of Three Lions at stake says Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate admits the third-place play-off is not a game that any team wants to play in, leaving the England manager facing a challenge to prepare his players in the wake of their World Cup heartache.

North End frontman Sean Maguire

Irish training camp will be home from home for PNE striker Sean Maguire

Sean Maguire is feeling in top shape as he prepares to return to familiar turf with Preston next week.

Preston North End
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