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Paralysed Preston woman could be named UK’s top fundraiser

Caroline hand cycled the length of the UK Caroline hand cycled the length of the UK A Preston woman is vying to be recognised as one of the UK’s top charity fundraisers. Caroline Wareing, who was left paralysed […]

4 months ago
Kilimanjaro charity climb for severely disabled Preston boy

John Grant, 55, and his son-in-law Sean Chadwick, 35, are preparing to climb the tallest mountain in Africa to raise money for a severely disabled boy. Rory Curzon Smith, aged […]

4 months ago
Weight loss inspires Preston woman to relaunch Slimming World group

Donna, before, and after, her experience Donna, before, and after, her experience A Preston woman is relaunching a Slimming World group in Ingol. Donna Brookes was inspired to kick start the group again after her own […]

4 months ago
Fulwood father tells of diagnosis with rare disease

David Stott receives specialist treatment for his condition David Stott receives specialist treatment for his condition A father-of-four from Fulwood has warned about a rare disease. David Stott was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH) a life-limiting illness causing […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement This lady is raising awareness about suicide in young people

Leanne Dawson Leanne Dawson Leanne Dawson, from Walton-le-Dale, has organised and completed a charity walk to help raise awareness about suicide rates in young people. Leanne, 25, is focusing her effort on […]

4 months ago
This Preston music teacher is a finalist for an Enterprise Vision Award

A budding musician, who teaches music in Preston, has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Enterprise Vision Awards, after being nominated for Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Katy […]

4 months ago
Tributes to be paid to Rose Kinsella

Rose Kinsella 1934-2017 Rose Kinsella 1934-2017 A former Mayor of Preston has died aged 82. Rose Kinsella, who was a councillor for the St Matthews ward for more than a decade, passed away […]

4 months ago
Preston’s own Junior Miss Britain is doing a charity skydive

Elli Westwood seems genuinely overwhelmed at winning the national competition Pic: Tarleton Photography Junior Miss Britain, Elli Westwood, is doing a skydive in memory of Ben Ashworth and in the hope of raising money for charity. The former Junior Miss Preston 2016 will tackle the […]

5 months ago
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