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Crowdfunded funeral plea for Ribbleton woman Mandy Boar

Mandy Boar Mandy Boar Tributes have been paid to a Ribbleton woman who has passed away in hospital. Mandy Boar, 53, died in Royal Preston Hospital on Tuesday (10 October) from a […]

8 months ago
Preston couple will compete in America’s World’s Strongest series

Luke Davies and girlfriend Rhianon Lovelace will compete in the World’s Strongest competition A couple from Preston are set to compete in the renowned World’s Strongest competition, that will take […]

8 months ago
Father-and-son duo to perform in Autism’s Got Talent 2017 Roadshow

Father-and-son duo, from Preston, who performed in Autism’s Got Talent 2017, will be returning for a performance in the Autism’s Got Talent 2017 Roadshow. Matthew and Callum Bennett, who also […]

8 months ago
Tributes paid to St Catherine’s Hospice fundraising legend

John was known as 'Mr Hospice' for his fundraising work John was known as ‘Mr Hospice’ for his fundraising work A man who pumped hundreds of thousands of pounds into a Preston hospice has died. John Nickson, known to many […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 months ago
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