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UCLan project to help ‘hidden epidemic’ of childhood trauma

A major project by the University of Central Lancashire and other academics and experts across the North West is examining the ‘hidden epidemic’ of childhood trauma. The collaborative project is […]

2 months ago
Prestonians encouraged to use what3words to help Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) is encouraging the public to use ‘what3words’ to ensure fire engines are sent to accurate locations. The what3words app can be downloaded for free, […]

2 months ago
Preston councillor calls for end to ‘discriminatory’ stop and searches

Councillor John Potter of Cadley ward has called on Lancashire Constabulary to end ‘discriminatory’ stop and searches. This comes after Liberal Democrat MPs put forward a Bill in the House […]

2 months ago
UCLan academic recognised for her excellence with National Teaching Fellowship

Dr Emma Gillaspy A University of Central Lancashire academic has been recognised for her excellence in higher education training. Dr Emma Gillaspy, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Care, has been […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Masks, sanitiser and a staggered start – the 2020 City of Preston Road Race

Social distancing measures were in place at this year's City of Preston Road Race Pic: Steven Taylor The City of Preston Road Race went ahead on Sunday 9 August, with Rosemere Cancer Foundation as the charity partner. There were 150 participants in the race. Some completed the […]

2 months ago
Rosemere Cancer Centre coffee shop makes profit despite Covid-19

The Rosemere Coffee Shop volunteers The coffee shop within Rosemere Cancer Centre made a £5,939 profit over the 2019/20 financial year. The voluntary committee that runs the coffee shop has presented the funds to Rosemere […]

2 months ago
The Foxton Centre receives grant to help Preston’s rough sleepers

Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre The Foxton Centre in Avenham has received a grant to purchase essential items for rough sleepers. The charity appealed to the Morrisons Foundation in the immediate aftermath of the Covid-19 […]

2 months ago
Which restaurants are offering 50 per cent off in Preston and South Ribble?

The leftovers Diners can enjoy half price food at restaurants across Preston and South Ribble this month as part of the government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme. The scheme aims to […]

3 months ago
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