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TV icon and global journalist become UCLan Honorary Fellows

Honorary Fellow Peter Purves Blue Peter presenter Peter Purves and BBC TV journalist Peter Burdin are among the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) newest Honorary Fellows. Peter Purves, who hosted the popular children’s TV […]

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Pro rugby players pay visit to Preston cancer patients

Wigan Warriors’ first team stars Zach Eckersley, Jake Wardle and Cade Cust visit Rosemere Cancer Centre’s in-patient Ribblesdale Ward A number of Wigan Warriors players paid their usual festive visit to the Ribblesdale Ward of the Rosemere Cancer Centre. Helen Duchamp – who lives in Grenoble in France but […]

1 year ago
South Ribble District Scouts see biggest membership growth since pandemic

A group of Beavers from the South Ribble District Scouts give the thumbs up Like many, the South Ribble District Scouts struggled during the pandemic. Despite everyone’s efforts in very challenging circumstances, several young people decided to step back from Scouts and their youth […]

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Christmas crafters in Penwortham raise £1,250 in battle against cancer

Some of those who attended the workshop with their beautiful festive door wreaths A Christmas wreath-making workshop in Penwortham’s St Leonard’s Church Hall helped to raise £1,250 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Longstanding Penwortham neighbours and Rosemere Cancer Foundation fundraisers Norma Blackburn and Margaret […]

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Barton Grange Garden Centre supports Preston disability charity this Christmas

Skiggle Charity Bells Pic: Lakes PR Ltd For the second Christmas running, Barton Grange Garden Centre is helping to raise much-needed funds for Preston-based disability charity Skiggle. Skiggle first partnered up with Barton Grange in 2021 with […]

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Macmillan Cancer Support searching for volunteer buddies in Preston

Senior citizens holding hands Picture:Sabine van Erp via Pixabay Macmillan Cancer Support is looking for people across Preston and Lancashire to join its volunteer ‘Buddy’ scheme. The cancer charity is looking for volunteers to provide face-to-face and telephone support […]

2 years ago
UCLan student named Student Doctor of the Year

Aspiring GP Holly Buck Pic: Rachel Atkinson, UCLan Senior Press Officer A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) undergraduate has been named Student Doctor of the Year. Holly Buck, a fourth-year student on the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) […]

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