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Public Debate: Do we care about our Mental Health and the Mental Health of others?

Public Debate in Preston: Do we care about our Mental Health and the Mental Health of others? A free event with Speakers from Asylum Magazine. Let’s help each other and change our minds. Everyone welcome! Asylum magazine is a forum for free debate, open to anyone with an interest in psychiatry or mental health. They welcome contributions from service users or ex-users (or survivors), carers, […]

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“Mr Charles, I will not let another person like you devastate another family like mine”: Haunting letter from widow Jane Sherriff to her husband’s killer

“You took an amazing man away from us so brutally and no one will forget that” – these are the opening words of a letter from the widow of a man who was stabbed to death with a bottle in a South London club to his killer. Jane Sherriff, who lives near Preston, learned on Friday that Ashley Charles would be jailed for a minimum […]

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First Police and Crime Commissioner elections to take place on 15 November 2012. Have you registered to vote?

Lancashire votes for its first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). The PCC will replace Lancashire Police Authority (LPA) following the election on November 15. LPA Chief Executive, Miranda Carruthers-Watt, said: “Lancashire Police Authority has been raising awareness of this election for many months. We are continuing to work hard to ensure everyone in the County understands the change and votes next month. I would urge […]

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Preston by Night: the Purple Party Photos

In an effort to attract more people into the city centre this week Preston celebrated the ‘Purple Party’. Restaurants, clubs, show-venues, and pubs offered, and will continue to offer great discounts – as long as you wore something¬†purple. Artists and street entertainers took to the streets on Saturday night entertaining the crowds until well into the night for the Purple Party Finale. An eclectic mix […]

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Bottle Stop: 6 months since Philip Sherriff died at Jessie J gig

Jane Sherriff, the Widow of the father-of-two from Preston who was stabbed in neck with broken bottle at Jessie J party gives a heart felt statement on her Bottle-Stop Facebook page on the 6 month anniversary of his death: “Today marks 6 months since Phil died. It’s 6 months since the 8 of us stayed by his side telling each other stories about our last […]

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Rock Against the Cuts…

  Rockin’ Against Adversity! 12 October 2012 Buick McKane LIVE ON STAGE from 8pm LIVE DJs Bezz&Bolan 10:30pm-Midnight @ The Attic – UPSTAIRS @ Revolution In Association With.. PRESTON AGAINST CUTS http://www.facebook.com/groups/prestonag PRESTON & SOUTH RIBBLE TRADES UNION COUNCIL http://www.facebook.com/groups/163828543631969

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