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Preston Community Support Hub comes to a close after successful summer

PNECET have taken over the Fulwood Heroes hub The Preston North End Community and Education Trust’s (PNECET) Community Support food provision service has now ended after a successful summer of providing support to vulnerable families in Preston and […]

4 years ago
Preston filmmaker documents athlete’s 24-hour bike ride for CALM

The film documents Benjamin's life and charity journey. Pic: Garth Dew/Ride for 24 Preston-based videographer and filmmaker, Garth Dew, has released a short film which documents why his long-time friend, endurance athlete Benjamin Anthony, undertook a gruelling 24-hour indoor bike ride. With coronavirus […]

4 years ago
New centre at Royal Preston Hospital assists mental health rehabilitation

The modern and peaceful interior of the Skylark Centre Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust has opened a new rehabilitation unit at Royal Preston Hospital, to support patients recovering from mental health conditions. The Skylark Centre will deliver […]

4 years ago
Penwortham man tackles 113-mile cycling challenge for local neonatal charity

Afiyah Master from Preston has a video message recorded by staff to be sent to her family Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Penwortham resident David Rose is set to take on one of the country’s most difficult cycling challenges to raise money for neonatal charity¬†Baby Beat. The¬†Fred Whitton Challenge¬†consists of a 113-mile […]

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Foster Care Academy launches to provide additional support to new carers

A Foster Care Academy is one of a number of new initiatives which have been introduced to provide even more support and guidance for new foster carers. The schemes have […]

4 years ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 29 to September 4

Hugh Carthy riding in the 2018 Tour of Britain Pic: Geof Sheppard A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Fulwood and Walton-le-Dale saw the closure and opening of coronavirus testing centres, and The Living City project launched its […]

4 years ago
Colleagues in Ashton-on-Ribble raise money for Lancashire Mind charity

Staff at Co-op Funeralcare in Ashton-on-Ribble took part in a sponsored cycle event Team members at Co-op Funeralcare in Ashton-on-Ribble completed a 12-hour bike ride from inside the funeral home to raise funds for people living with mental illnesses. Four colleagues took turns […]

4 years ago
Lostock Hall hospice chief bids farewell after 15 years of service

Pict: Chris Bull/ St Catherine's Hospice The chief executive of St Catherine‚Äôs Hospice is stepping down from his role as he retires at the end of this week. Stephen Greenhalgh has pioneered a range of improvements […]

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