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Fulwood charity to host virtual balloon race fundraiser

Fulwood charity Baby Beat will be hosting their first ever Virtual Balloon Race event next month. On Monday 14 September at 12pm, balloons will take off from Red Square, Moscow, […]

4 years ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 22 to 28

A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Preston and South Ribble saw a drop in coronavirus rates thanks to local measures, and police launched an appeal […]

4 years ago
UCLan project secures funding to help upskill gym and leisure employees

Active Lancashire will collaborate with UCLan on the project A Lancashire based project to make employees’ lives healthier has received national funding. Active Lancashire and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have joined forces to lead a programme to […]

4 years ago
Fundraising fortnight secures £11,000 for Leyland charities

Lead engineer, Ben Holloway’s, truck pull Staff at Leyland Trucks have raised £11,000 for local causes through their one-off Factory to Festival (F2F) Miles Better Together fundraising event. The fortnight-long socially distanced fundraiser, organised by Leyland […]

4 years ago
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Police appeal for missing teen last seen near Longridge

Missing teen Sophie O'Dere Update: Sophie has been found Lancashire Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing teenage girl. Sophie O’Dere, 16, was last seen in the Hothersall Lane area […]

4 years ago
Prestonians warned to plan journeys to avoid road choas ahead of schools reopening

Highways workers in hi-vis jackets direct traffic in Fishergate Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire County Council is urging people in Preston to plan their journeys to help minimise congestion when schools go back next week. Roads are expected to be at their busiest […]

4 years ago
Preston MONOPOLY board set to hit shops this Autumn

A mock up of the MONOPOLY Preston Edition box It was announced this week that the brand new official MONOPOLY game for Preston will hit the shops and be launched on Thursday 22 October. The makers are Winning Moves UK […]

4 years ago
Leading UCLan professor awarded international Fellowship

UCLan’s Carol Wallace, Professor of Food Safety Management Systems. A leading University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) academic has been recognised for her global research contribution to food science by a major international academy.   Carol Wallace, Professor of Food Safety […]

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