Richard Preston, who co-founded haulage firm Prestons of Potto with his wife Anne, has died, aged 81. He started the business, now run by son and MD David, in 1957 as a successor to his father’s threshing contractor business, which was set up in 1936. Richard, who along with Anne remained chairman at the firm, died on 30 December after a short battle with leukaemia. Anne, who was awarded an MBE, told local media that her husband was an amazing […]
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