Emma

Preston, Rutland UK

Who are you and what do you do?
'I'm Emma and I have a small holding and I also design and produce ladies tweed country clothing. Mostly recently I have developed a brand where I import specialist coffee farmed by women.'

Why do you choose to live in Preston?
'We choose Preston because my husband built a house there. I was heavily pregnant and we needed a beautiful house to bring our baby into.'

What's your favourite place in Preston and why?
'I love to spend time with my livestock in the peace and fresh clean air.'

What is Preston proud of?
'Preston is proud of it's close knit community, especially in these troubled times, everyone has pulled together and there is nowhere else I would rather live . There is always someone ready to help you.'

Tell us something about Preston that people won't know?
'My pigs are known as 'Preston Pigs '. They are very loved by many and offer some real therapy in these times when we don't really know what's happening in life. They are always there ready for fuss and they give a lot back too.'