Preston

'BB' Couples: Through The Years...

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Cram a dozen or so attractive twenty-somethings in a house full of cameras, and the chances are that sparks are going to fly between at least a couple...

Is Bounce By The Ounce The Best Or Worst Night Out Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

When a small nightclub in Preston, likely unknown to anyone who lived outside the PR postcode, released a promotional video for its new night Bounce b...

'I Don't Need Two Kidneys To Sit At Home And Knit'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK

An 86-year-old woman has donated her kidney at a UK hospital, saying that she did not need two kidneys to watch television and sit at home knitting. ...

The School Christmas Play and Autistic Children

Jo Worgan | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Worgan

This year Christmas at school is a happy occasion. Tom is taking part in the Christmas festivities at school, he attends Hillside Specialist School for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Longridge Preston and he is a different little boy to a year ago all because of this wonderful school.

Students' Union's Censorship is Nothing New

Michael Morrison | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Michael Morrison

The student journalists didn't control the editorial output. Powers higher up did - higher than the Media Officer himself - and that's a dangerous threat to the freedom of the press.

Prisoner On The Run Hunted By Police

PA | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

Police have warned the public not to approach a fugitive prisoner who disappeared on day release. Lee Cyrus, 47, also known as Ivan Leach, failed t...

Man And Woman Arrested In Connection With Murder Of 3-Year-Old

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK

Police have arrested a 22-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of the murder of a 3-year old girl in Preston. Lia Green was feeling un...

Couple Jailed For Keeping Son In Filthy Coal Bunker

PA | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK

A mother and stepfather who forced their 11-year-old son to live in a filthy converted coal bunker have each been jailed for two years. Bullied and...

The UK's Missing Children Conundrum

Louise Halford | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Halford

The distress when a single child goes missing is enormous for the families involved. Imagine the scale of upset, then, given the suggestion by one charity that more than 130,000 children go missing in the UK each year. The figures quoted by Parents and Abducted Children Together (PACT) are staggering, beyond many people's comprehension.

Ex-Manchester United Player To Be Sentenced For Stolen Car Crime

PA | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK

A former Manchester United footballer who descended from a Premier League career to breaking up stolen car parts in a rented scrapyard unit in just tw...

Why I'm Embracing the Lonely Hearts Club

Samuel Preston | Posted 11.02.2012 | Home
Samuel Preston

A bottle of wine shared after a particularly trying day at work is far more relaxing than a bottle of wine binged upon while trawling deeper and deeper through the annals of Facebook, the stream of which seems to be filled exclusively with evidence that my exes are all coping with single life far better than I am.

'Shocked But Not Much Anger', Says BAE Employee

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK

Sitting close to the banks of the River Ribble, the small village of Warton is flanked by the old industrial towns of Preston and Blackpool – one fa...