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John Farnworth smashes keepy-uppie ice challenge for Cancer Research UK

John Farnworth on his ice trek A Preston football freestyler has successfully completed his latest endurance challenge and world record attempt – an ice crossing of the world’s largest and deepest lake while doing keepy-uppies every […]

2 years ago
Post release support to be put in place for Preston prisoners

HMP Preston Pic: Rept0n1x Newly-released prisoners from HMP Preston are to be given help adjusting to life on the outside thanks to a new initiative. Housing association Great Places is to offer post release […]

2 years ago
How music is being used to help relax patients at Rosemere Cancer Centre

Inside a radiotherapy treatment room at Rosemere Cancer Centre A new initiative is using music to help patients relax while undergoing treatment at Rosemere Cancer Centre. Audio equipment has been placed in two radiotherapy scanner rooms at the RPH […]

2 years ago
Charity behind Plungington dance sessions for learning-disabled people celebrates 10th birthday

DanceSyndrome’s-dance-Leader-team The charity behind a dance class for learning-disabled people in Preston is celebrating ten years of success. DanceSyndrome was founded by Jen Blackwell, who has Down’s Syndrome, to provide support […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston to stand against racism in community event

Revellers at the 2019 Preston Standing Together Against Racism event Pic: Matthew Brown This event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Preston Standing Together Against Racism community day event is back for its seventh year this March.  The free event is to celebrate and raise awareness for the United […]

2 years ago
Unicorn Hall gets green light to replace former Preston pub

The-Unicorn-Pub A new development of serviced apartments has been given the green light at the site of what was The Unicorn pub. The North Road pub, which closed to the public […]

2 years ago
One Sided Horse set to rock Penwortham

promotion-for-the-performance Local musician Mark Whiteside is set to bring his One Sided Horse act to Penwortham this April. He will be joined for the gig at Penwortham Arts Centre ‘The Venue’ […]

2 years ago
Yellow warning for heavy rain in parts of Preston and South Ribble

Storm clouds over Preston Pic: Stephen Melling The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for the eastern parts of Preston and South Ribble. The warning, which is in place from 6pm today (Monday 9 March) until […]

2 years ago
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