Leyland colleagues cover thousands of miles to raise funds for charity

A socially distanced Leyland to Lytham cycle was one of many fundraising challenges making up Helping Hand's Miles Better Together initiative A much needed ‘helping hand’ in the form of £1,000 has been donated to charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation by staff of Leyland Trucks. Colleagues at the company joined forces with […]

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Preston academic receives lifetime achievement award for dedication to deaf students

Dr Lynne Barnes A University of Central Lancashire academic has been recognised for her dedication to deaf students and British Sign Language education. Dr Lynne Barnes has received the prestigious National Association of […]

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Penwortham men cycle the Lake District to raise £2,000 for neonatal charity

(L-R): Adam Roscoe, Ben Kirby, David Rose, Dom Whitehead, Danny Rawcliffe, Farrell Kilbane Local man David Rose and friends have raised over £1,900 in support of maternity and neonatal charity Baby Beat by tackling one of the UK’s most difficult cycling challenges. The […]

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TV extra from Walton Park raises money for cancer charity

Dave Riding TV extra Dave Riding of Walton Park has been ‘on repeat’ for the best part of September in support of Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Dave, who has appeared in Coronation Street […]

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Advertisement Advertisement UClan Grenfell toxic soil research and refugee project shortlisted for awards

Anna Stec Two research projects at the University of Central Lancashire have been shortlisted for prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.  Research exposing contaminated soil around Grenfell Tower has been shortlisted for Research […]

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Farington pair scoop two awards as South Ribble in Bloom winners announced

South Ribble in Bloom Winner - Best Container - Barbara Gardner and May Spiby A couple of gardening enthusiasts from Farington have been crowned double winners following the council’s South Ribble in Bloom horticulture competition. Barbara Gardner and May Spiby, a pair of neighbouring […]

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St Catherine’s Hospice’s new chief executive looks to the future

Lynn Kelly, chief executive of St Catherine's Hospice The newly-appointed chief executive of St Catherine’s Hospice is determined to to ensure that the hospice remains at the heart of the Preston community. Lynn Kelly, who has a background […]

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Preston warehouse opens doors for prison-based recycling workshop

Preston warehouse opens doors for recycling charity A Preston charity which supports prisoners through providing workshops where offenders recycle electrical goods has opened a new workshop. When prisons were forced to close their doors to the public, […]

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