Preston News and Events

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The Guardian Preston

  • Freddie Flintoff: from Ashes hero to cricket’s class warrior
    by Andrew Anthony on 09/07/2022 at 4:00 pm

    Sometimes vulnerable, other times ebullient, now Preston’s most celebrated son has a mission on home turfPreston is a small city with particular attributes, not least its role as the administrative centre of the county of Lancashire. But no one would accuse it of being a glamour spot. Previous residents who’ve made a name for themselves include John Inman, who played Mr Humphries in the 1970s sitcom Are You Being Served? and Nick Park of Wallace & Gromit fame.The most famous Prestonian […]

  • Tweet on Tory candidate’s account says teenage girls smell ‘buttery and creamy’
    by Harry Taylor on 22/05/2022 at 6:24 pm

    ‘What did I just read?’ responds one women’s rights activist to comment on Twitter of Preston Conservatives’ Jonty CampbellA Conservative local election candidate has caused outrage after a post on his account said 16-year-old girls smell “buttery [and] creamy”.On Saturday a post on the Twitter account of Jonty Campbell, who has stood for the party in Preston on a number of occasions, said: “Here’s the thing with girls 22 or under, they smell massively different to a girl of 28. […]

  • Two children die in hospital after Preston house fire
    by PA Media on 13/04/2022 at 3:01 pm

    Three-year-old girl and five-year-old boy die after being taken to hospital following blaze on FridayTwo children have died after a house fire in Preston.Lancashire police said the three-year-old girl and five-year-old boy died on Tuesday after they and their mother were taken to hospital on Friday evening. Emergency services had been called to the address in Coronation Crescent at about 8pm following reports of a house fire with several people trapped inside. Continue reading...

  • Championship roundup: Paul Ince leads Reading to victory over Birmingham
    by PA Media on 22/02/2022 at 10:42 pm

    Interim manager oversees 2-1 home win in his first matchMiddlesbrough fight back to beat West Brom; Barnsley win awayThe Reading interim manager Paul Ince marked his return to management with a 2-1 home win against Birmingham.The former Manchester United and England midfielder – whose son Tom is on loan at Reading from Stoke – was handed the reins on Saturday evening just hours after Veljko Paunovic’s departure following a 3-2 win at Preston. Continue reading...

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