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Junior Miss Preston in the mud for Cancer Research

Hello guys and gals… It’s me again!! 😊     We’re going allllll the way back to the 18th of June!! (Seems like a real long time ago🙈)     Anyway, two Saturday’s ago (I think) I was asked to volunteer at the Pretty Muddy event in aid of Cancer Research, on Avenham Park, in […]

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Miss Preston modelling in the rain at Windrush Festival

Hi guys,     Well, Saturday 26th June didn’t exactly look like the prettiest of days to have a Carribbean Carnival… But did that stop us carrying on. NO!         Honestly I think the organisers wanted to end it sooner but everyone was still dancing so they kept it going! It was […]

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Miss Preston at the Royal Ascot Ladies Day

Hello guys!     The other day I got introduced to some incredible ladies at the Royal Ascot Ladies Day which was around the corner from me, so it would be rude not to attend.       It was Sandy’s first appearance as well and she got a lot of love from myself and […]

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Miss Preston, “The Princess” at Leyland Playscheme

Hi Guys!     Well, Playscheme is something that is close to my heart as it acts like a second family. Genuinely. I’m there for 10 days, every year and I have always come away with new memories and I’ve never not had fun.         Playscheme for those who don’t know is […]

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What happened to Miss Preston at the Miss England Semi Finals?

AH TODAY IS THE BIG DAY WHAT THE HELL. It’s the Miss England semi… I am in the Miss England semi final?! It just feels incredible. Anyway the day commences! …       After getting in and registering and what not (I was actually one of the first ones to be there, I just […]

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Sunday Funday in Junior Miss Preston’s life

Hi guys! I’m back again! Hope you’re all well and have enjoyed your week!     I’m taking us back to the week end before last 🙈 it was another busy one full of fun and laughter 😅     So, Saturday – Shoot Day! Myself and Elizabeth (Miss Preston) was off to Andy’s studio […]

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Miss Preston is on her way to the Miss England Semi Finals

Hello!     I wish I kind of had more time to do some fundraising for the Miss England semi finals, but life doesn’t always go to plan does it? Usually when you have money, and enough to live comfortably… your car breaks down? Or you need to fix the house or something that usually […]

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Miss Southport Final, my first event as Miss Preston

I had better start this off the best way that I can then, by congratulating our amazing Chloe Brown who is now Miss Southport!           This final was a different experience for me then it would be for the other Miss’ as it was my first once since I was crowned, […]

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Miss Preston celebrates the 10th anniversary of Southport Food and Drink Festival 10th anniversary

Yooooo guys and girls!   I hope you’ve all been rooting for the Miss Southport girls and their final, because I know I have! They have worked so hard to be in the final and I’ve seen all their charity events and fundraising challenges and it’s been just brilliant. I’m ever so chuffed to all […]

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Miss Preston shows off her crown to Preston

Hey again!     I’ve been meaning to make a blog about all the amazing chances I’ve been given to show off my crown and proudly represent Preston!     Other than the overwhelming support and congratulations from my friends and family I’ve been some what inundated with chances to appear at festivals, fairs, and […]

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Junior Miss Preston’s first step into the Inspirational Woman’s world

Hey everyone! <3   Hope you’re all well.   This is my latest blog where I will tell you all about last Wednesday (an amazing day).     Sooooooooo, a couple of weeks ago a teacher at school invited me to a networking event about ‘Inspirational Women’. I was so overwhelmed at the fact that […]

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The hectic life of Junior Miss Preston

Hello!     Since I last updated you all with a short vlog on what I had been up to I have been mega busy again! In my vlog I told you all about my many appearances as Junior Miss Preston since my crowning, my trip to the fancy dress shop Alladin’s Cave, my trip […]

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Introducing Elizabeth Grant, Miss Preston 2016

Hey Guys!     Sorry I’ve not been active recently, I’ve been knee deep in exams, coursework, uni.. and uni life. Where do I start about explaining my insane journey of Miss Preston, it all started when I was fortunately in town (just after finishing a night shift) so if I do say so myself, I […]

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Elli, our newly crowned Junior Miss Preston 2016

Hello everyone,   So, on Sunday 17th April I was crowned your new Junior Miss Preston 2016/17!   The phenomenal Abbie Kerr, the outgoing Junior Miss Preston 2015/16, handed her title over to me in hope I will fulfil my duties, as an ambassador for Preston, to the best of my abilities and I know […]

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Junior Miss Preston 2015/16 ending her reign like a Princess

Well… where to start!     The past year has been an unforgettable roller coaster ride from back in April 2015 being crowned Junior Miss Preston 2015/16 to now in April 2016 where in a couple of weeks time I will be back at the playhouse theatre ready (as ill ever be) to hand over […]

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Miss Preston age limit raised to 26

The Miss World Organisation announced yesterday that they are raising the upper age limit for the Miss World Competition for the second year running to allow girls up to 26 years old to take part.     We are delighted that this means that we can also do the same.     The winner of […]

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A Dream Come True For The New Miss Preston 2015.

  “A Dream Come True…”   Three days have passed and I still have to keep pinching myself that this is real.  On Friday 3rd April, the most incredible moment of my life so far happened and the butterflies in my stomach are yet to pass. Hello everyone, I would like to introduce myself as […]

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Junior Miss Preston’s Amazing Journey To Winning The Title.

Hello everyone, I’m Abbie Kerr, the new Junior Miss Preston 2015/16.   On Friday the 3rd April I was crowned the new Junior Miss Preston, and lets just say it most definitely has NOT sunk in yet! I honestly still cannot believe it! This is my first ever blog so I thought I would take […]

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Miss Preston 2013/2014 writes about what it means to become a ‘Miss’ titleholder

If you asked me what being a ‘Miss’ titleholder was like, I wouldn’t even know where to start, there are so many things I could tell you. But truly everything I tell you wouldn’t do the feeling, or pride of having a Miss England title justice. I became Miss Preston in October 2013, by far […]

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Get Organised

Ever feel like your spinning lots of plates and feeling the pressure that you might drop one at any point? The key is get yourself a diary, get yourself organised and prioritise your life properly, keeping the main things, freeing your mind and your time of things that are just filling space in your life […]

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Time Flies

Hello! This week has just been leading up to scouting for Miss Preston and Miss Preston Junior and I absolutely loved it! The girls in Preston are all so beautiful, unique and with lovely personalities. I can’t wait to see the shortlist of ladies and help in the backstage of the show in October to […]

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The Newton Viceroy Movement

The Newton Viceroy Movement What a week! This week I launched my brand new fashion blog on the Newton Viceroy website. NV is a Global Street style website which promotes individuals creativity, passion and with the ultimate goal of sharing individuals interpretation of what Street Style means to them. Here’s my first insert which can […]

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Invest In Yourself

Invest in yourself! This week I made the decision to spend some time by myself, it’s so important to build that into your lifestyle especially as life keeps on speeding up its crucial to make sure you’re recharging your batteries. So as I had a week off in preparation for starting my new job on […]

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Being Thankful.

This week has been a week full of reminiscing and thanking for everything I’ve got. I am in the process of planning an event in memory of a late friend Jordan Grant and while I have been ringing up venues and putting things together it gave me a chance to realise exactly what I have […]

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The Newton Viceroy Movement

What a week! This week I launched my brand new fashion blog on the Newton Viceroy website. NV is a Global Street style website which promotes individuals creativity, passion and with the ultimate goal of sharing individuals interpretation of what Street Style means to them. Here’s my first insert which can be found on: www.Newton-Viceroy.com […]

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A Season Of Change

Today is my last week in my 2 and half year long Job, now that’s a daunting thought. Why is it that we want change in our life so badly, then when change shows up and knocks on our door – we freak out like the post man just showed up with a parcel and […]

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Who’s Your Inspiration?

‘Who’s your inspiration?’ Mandela? Ghandi? Churchill? Well this week my niece told me I am her inspiration; to me those are big words that come with big responsibilities. That got me thinking what makes someone inspirational? The will to overcome something bigger, the power to change someone’s life maybe not directly or even just a […]

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Serving Our Troops In Afghanistan

‘Serving our Troops in Afghanistan’ Well what a week! With only 2 weeks to go until I leave my current Job, life appears to be speeding up instead of slowing down. This week I received a very inspiring email from the Miss England office, requesting that I could offer my support to the Royal Air […]

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Elegance Is The Only Beauty That Never Fades

This week saw the start of scouting, beginning with Miss Bury and Junior Miss Bury. I had the pleasure of joining the scouting team on Saturday at Millgate Shopping Centre and I must say it brought back so many memories and it was such a good chance to tell girls who are joining this year […]

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‘Cut Off The Branch That Doesn’t Bear Any Fruit’

‘Cut off the branch that doesn’t bear any fruit’ There will be things in life that will hinder you and if you don’t separate yourself from them, they will harm you. There’s a quote I absolutely love that says: ‘Sever the branches that don’t bear much fruit in your life’ Sometimes the idea of cutting […]

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Nuts Challenge: ‘Somewhere in the world someone is training when you are not. When you race them, they will win’

This week has been glorious with temperatures reaching holiday levels! I found the best thing to keep cool was homemade smoothies, my favourite was the berry refresher! To make it all you need is to blend all these lovely ingredients together and pour into a cup then boom! 1 cup of halved strawberries 
5 cups […]

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It’s My Birthday!!!

So this week it was my 23rd Birthday, how old do I sound!! Sometimes we loose site of making life fun because we get stuck in our routine lives, day in day out. I made a decision on Wednesday, my birthday, to change my life! Sounds dramatic I know, but by making the small steps […]

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Take Every Opportunity To Make A Difference

Following on from last week’s passionate response to local MP criticism towards the Miss England Organisation and Beauty with a Purpose, I have been invited to participate in a Charity fashion show in London as a shortlisted Miss England Finalist. The charity fashion show is raising significant funds for the Demelza House Children’s Hospice (http://www.demelza.org.uk/). […]

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Do Not Regret Growing Old; Many Are Denied The Privilege

This week has been a week to be proud of for me as I finished my first year at college with a double distinction after all my hard work and a looking back a year to this time seeing how much everything has changed is so crazy even just looking at all the lovely prom […]

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A Good Marriage Would Be Between A Blind Wife And A Deaf Husband

What comes to your head when I say weddings? Love? Family? Party? Dresses? I think all those things combined together. I had the pleasure of attending a wedding this weekend and I must say it was perfect, the bride looked absolutely stunning and her groom just as smart! The day was spent around family and […]

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Fight For What You Believe In

Ever since I made a decision to be a Christian I HAVE always been challenged on my beliefs. Therefore it has always been important for me to challenge myself on why I believe what I believe, so that I have the right words to share for every conversation. To my surprise, the same challenge arose […]

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60…15…5…3!!!

Well everyone, I am delighted to announce that as your Miss Preston Guild, I placed 2nd runner up (3rd in line to the throne) at the Miss England Final 2013 and I can NOT believe it!! A Huge thank you goes out to each person who voted, prayed, sponsored and encouraged me through my whole […]

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‘The Future Belongs To Those Who See Possibilities Before They Become Obvious’

Hello readers! This week has been massive for Preston as it held its own City Games on Saturday 8 June 2013. The multi-sport one day event was aimed at businesses, charities and organisations in Preston and surrounding areas. It saw individuals and teams competing in 9 different sports. You don’t have to be of Olympic […]

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Have More Than You Show And Speak More Than You Know

Hello Again! On Sunday the 26th I went to a Christian worship night… in RUMES nightclub! It was so different and inspirational I loved it! That set me up for a week full of lovely surprises, on Monday I got a call from an agency saying they would love to work with me which means […]

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“The wise are not wise because they make no mistakes. They are wise because they correct their mistakes as soon as they recognize them.”

This week has been mega busy, full of exams, parties and today I had the privileged of attending my little cousins confirmation, I felt so proud of him. That was only my week, this week the lives of a whole family and community changed so drastically when a soldier was killed in broad daylight in […]

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My Week and Some Random Facts

Hello again! This week has been so busy and stressful but im glad to say deadline week and exam week are over for me! This week i have mapped out a plan to help me bring together an amazing ball to raise money for two amazing charities, watch this space! One of the things that got me through this […]

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Miss Preston Guild’s Big Night Out- A HUGE!!! Success.

Miss Preston Guild’s Big Night Out – A HUGE SUCCESS!! Friday night was my Miss Preston Guild Big Night Out event, which was a huge success. Things are thrown at us to test us, but it’s how we respond to those challenges, which reveals our true character. On Friday morning both my DJ and Photographer […]

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Busy Weekend For Junior Miss Preston Guild

This weekend has been one of the busiest, but definetly one of my favourite in a while! I woke up at 8 o clock on saturday morning and i was never expecting that by the time it got to 5pm that same day id learn so much and meet so many beautiful, funny and amazing […]

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The Three Bridges’

‘The Three Bridges’ This week I completed by first ever 10K run, race 1 of the 3 race running challenge, in aim to raise money for Beauty With A Purpose. Thankfully the 4 weeks of intense training in preparation for the running challenge paid off and my body was disciplined and ready to use up […]

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‘If You Don’t Do It When You First Hear About It, You Forget About It Until The Last Minute’

This week I launched my Preston Guild Big Night out at revolution Bar Preston. I’m very excited to show you my Tickets for the event. I’m encouraging people to buy their tickets in advance so that I can get an idea for numbers of the event, but despite advertising in 1 and half months in […]

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My First Entry As Miss Preston Guild

Hi Everyone and welcome to my blog, this is my first entry as Miss Preston Guild and it’s my pleasure to share my journey with you week by week, unlocking the different activities I will be involved with by getting stuck in and getting my hands dirty; in some cases more literal than others! My […]

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Miss Preston winner to fly to Mauritius?

Hot news off the press………. Tourism Mauritius have agreed to support the Miss England Competition as a Sponsor for the second year running. This means that the winner of Miss Preston could soon be jetting off on the holiday of a lifetime to the beautiful sunshine Island of Mauritius if she also goes on to […]

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It’s Great Fun Fundraising for Beauty With A Purpose

Miss Preston finalist Dominique Harrison-Bentzen from Leyland, organised her charity event raising money for Beauty with a Purpose last week; a sponsored 5 mile walk through Leyland…wearing a rabbit onesy! The walk took place directly from Dominique’s house to Worden Park and back again. To raise awareness for the charity Dominique printed and wore signs; […]

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Miss England Charlotte Holmes Qualifies for Sports Round Final at Miss World

Earlier this week Miss England Charlotte Holmes underwent the Sports Eliminator round competing for Miss World and today found out she qualified for the Sports Final round that will take place later on today. It was said that tensions were running high as the contestants competing for a place at the Miss World 2012 Sports […]

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Charlotte Update from Miss World

Here’s an update of some of the amazing things Charlottes been up to this week… Peru and I ready for an exciting day at the dessert What a view! < Ready for the shoot, my Mongolian costume Everyone in their costumes Me and my camel… Watson! After our camel ride and costume shoot we went […]

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Charlotte Update from Miss World

Here’s a few recent snap shots from Charlotte… Before we leave Shanghai we visit the Shanghai Tower I’m so small!.. The best view yet Help… At the top On the tram through the city… Australia, Iceland, England, Pu Rico, Botswana, Turkey So now we’ve moved from Shanghai to Changshu… Here we visit a local village […]

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Charlotte Update from Miss World

Quick Note from Charlotte… ” Off to Shanghai today… Very early start… Haven’t really slept but am very excited! Hope you enjoyed the photos from the opening ceremony night! It was a fantastic evening and the meal and reception afterwards was brilliant. Everyone in Ordos has been amazing. Now bring on shopping time in Shanghai”

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Good Luck Charlotte

Everyone here at Miss England North West is wishing Charlotte Holmes the best of luck in Miss World 2012 Not long back from her trip to Mauritius, Miss England Charlotte Holmes is flying out to Ordos in China today to compete for Miss World. This was Charlotte’s 3rd attempt at Miss England after a year […]

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Miss England Charlotte Holmes Visits Mauritius

Newly crowned Miss England Charlotte Holmes flew out to Mauritius the day after she won her crown to open the Mauritius Shopping Fiesta and appear in the Mauritius Carnival on behalf of the MTPA, the sponsors of Miss England 2012. Charlotte’s 10 day trip was involved attending Mauritius Carnival A fashion shoot on the beach […]

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See Miss England Charlotte Holmes Miss World Video

The newly crowned Miss England Charlotte Holmes recently filmed her Miss World Video. This video is being shown on the Miss World website in the lead up to the 2012 finals. To follow in her footsteps enter Miss Preston now by clicking on your age category above. The video was directed by Arvind Mattadeen & […]

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The Dress Studio, Culceth to partner with Miss Preston

We are delighted to announce that The Dress Studio are one of our official Prize Sponsors for Miss Preston 2012. We love them and they have generously supplied us with the following prizes. For the 17-24 year old category; – a £200 voucher for the winner – a £75 voucher for the runner up – […]

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Definitely Do It

I entered Miss Preston to help boost my confidence up and it did and to meet new friends and I did. All the girls were lovely and most of us stay in contact so it’s great. I also wanted to represent my own town and I was a finalist so I did 🙂 The best […]

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I Want To Do It All Again

I entered for the prospect of representing Preston, the town I was born and raised in, in the Miss England final. The best part was the live final at the Playhouse. All the rehearsing really came together and paid off, I had so much fun taking part in the show and meeting all of the […]

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Changed My Life For the Better

I have previously entered similar pageants and really enjoyed them, I had never entered Miss Preston before so thought I would give it a try as I had nothing to lose and everything to gain! The best part of the whole experience was the amazing feeling that walking onto the stage gives you, it is […]

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Boosted My Confidence

I hadn’t heard of Miss Preston until it was advertised in the Newspaper, a close friend advised me to sign up. Being chosen to be in the final of Miss Preston was great and unexpected, all the other contestants were lovely and it was great to be a part of something like that. Taking part […]

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The Most Amazing Experience

I entered Miss Preston because I enjoy the experience, meeting new people and I really would love to be a role model to all in the Miss England final one day. The best part was meeting new friends and I loved the catwalk to bits. Taking part in Miss Preston built my confidence and stage […]

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Made Me Realise

I entered because I always like to try new things; I’ve modelled before and wanted the experience of a beauty pageant. The best thing was meeting all the girls and overcoming the nerves and having a feeling of achievement at the end of it even though I didn’t win. Taking part in Miss Preston made […]

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Hollie Does Lytham Proud at Miss England

Miss West Lancashire, Hollie Robinson, took part in the Miss England Finals earlier this week and was a credit to the area. The Finals, consisting of 61 girls, were held over two days at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Birmingham on Monday and Tuesday. Hollie took part in the Welcome Party, an Eco Fashion Show […]

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Shonagh Does Preston Proud at Miss England

Miss Preston, Shonagh Horgan, took part in the Miss England Finals earlier this week and was a credit to the area. The Finals, consisting of 61 girls, were held over two days at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Birmingham on Monday and Tuesday. Shonagh took part in the Welcome Party, an Eco Fashion Show and […]

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Boot Camp

Miss Preston Runner Up, Hollie Robinson was put through her paces “Army Style” last Monday as part of her preparation for the Miss England Finals. Hollie travelled down to the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Birmingham for the Miss England Sports Boot Camp Event. Army Physical Training Instructors from www.regimentfitness.co.uk put all 61 finalists through a […]

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Miss Preston Final

The Miss Preston 2011 Final took place earlier tonight. A lively audience watched Miss Preston Final in aid of the Variety Club Children’s Charity at the Playhouse Theatre, Preston. Girls from all over the area were vying to win the Miss Preston title and a place in the Miss England Final. The girls took part […]

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Elicia Walmsley is Miss Charity Preston 2011

This year, contests of Miss Preston were dedicated to raising money for The Variety Club Childrens’ Charity, who help disabled and disadvantaged children. All contestants worked hard and enthusiastically to raise as much as they possibly could for the charity. The girl who raised the most would be awarded Miss Charity Preston, presented with a […]

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Winner to Model for Yaffe

We are delighted to announce that this year’s winner of Miss Preston will be modelling for the renowned Yaffe Photography Company. The winner of this year’s competition will receive a £500 Model Portfolio from Yaffe Model. Yaffé Fusion Art have been producing award winning images since 1967. Based in the famous Victorian village of Birkdale, […]

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House of Time to Sponsor Variety Club Charity Award

Charitable watch makers to the Stars “House of Time” (incorporating Bellagio Time)have kindly agreed to boost the fundraising efforts of all of the finalists in Miss Preston by offering the girl who raises the most money for the Variety Club a stunning Delanicci Watch. Every Finalist in this year’s competition is tasked to raise funds […]

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New Prize added from Rebecca June Tiaras

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Rebecca June Tiaras, the official Designer of the Crowns for the North West Regional Heats of Miss England 2011 Each winner will receive a hand crafted Swarovski crystal crown designed and made by Rebecca June Tiaras (worth over £200) Rebecca June Tiaras is a bespoke Tiara and […]

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Miss England Visits Preston

Miss England Katrina Hodge dropped into Preston last Wednesday (10th February) to officially launch the search for Miss Preston 2010. She had breakfast with Adam Catterall at Rock FM before taking part in his “How many, if any” feature. It involved Kat (a Lance Corporal in the Army), a paintball gun and a target on Adam’s […]

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Finalist-1

Age: 19 Height: 5′ 8″ Weight: 8stone5 Stats: 34 25 36 Hair colour: Dark Brown Hair length: Long Skin tone: White Eye colour: Brown Achievements Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Sed at velit ac nulla pulvinar venenatis ac nec ante. Cras porta vehicula diam at dapibus. Pellentesque blandit blandit tellus in consectetur. […]

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Finalist-2

Age: 19 Height: 5′ 8″ Weight: 8stone5 Stats: 34 25 36 Hair colour: Dark Brown Hair length: Long Skin tone: White Eye colour: Brown Achievements Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Sed at velit ac nulla pulvinar venenatis ac nec ante. Cras porta vehicula diam at dapibus. Pellentesque blandit blandit tellus in consectetur. […]

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Welcome to Miss Preston

Miss Preston is a direct entry heat into the Miss England competition. The winner of Miss Preston will, amongst other prizes, win a place in the Miss England Final where she will have a chance to go onto Miss World 2010 in Vietnam where the main prize is $100,000. Much more than a beauty pageant […]

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Miss Preston website launched

Miss Preston is a direct entry heat into the Miss England competition. The winner of Miss Preston will, amongst other prizes, win a place in the Miss England Final where she will have a chance to go onto Miss World 2010 in Vietnam where the main prize is $100,000. Much more than a beauty pageant […]