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Farington resident donates doll to help raise funds for maternity units at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

nurse ragdoll created by Judy Quin A charity that supports babies and mothers in maternity units at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has launched a new competition to help raise much-needed funds. Baby Beat are encouraging members of […]

2 years ago
Virtual balloon race raises money for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity staff with their balloons. A virtual balloon race is set to take place on Friday 3 July to raise vital funds for the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity, which supports patients of Royal Preston and Chorley […]

2 years ago
Preston mum-of-three wins pageant with a difference

Kirstie with her family In January of this year, Kirstie Cowburn from Ribbleton won the title of United Kingdom Sweetheart at the Pure UK Pageant. Pure UK is a family-oriented pageant where contestants are […]

2 years ago
Preston artists fast tracked to national talent show

Maddie, Abbie and Grace Three Preston artists have been fast tracked to the latter stages of a national talent show. After their success in Riva’s Got Talent, Maddy Thorp, Abbie Baldwin and Grace Sarah […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston businesses are being asked to ‘team up’ to help raise funds for Child Action North West

Up for the cup: (l-r) John Treacy (Lancashire FA), Stuart Chaplin and Deborah Blades (CANW), Kevin Gallacher and Iain Mackie (Lancashire FA) at the relaunch of the Orphanage Cup. Local businesses in Preston are being asked to team up for a football tournament the ‘Orphanage Cup’ to help raise funds for Child Action North West. The football tournament – […]

2 years ago
UCLan launches honour abuse essay competition to eradicate harmful practices

Dr Roxanne Khan speaking at the Preston launch event Pic: UCLan The University of Central Lancashire’s Honour Abuse Research Matrix (HARM) has launched a prestigious international essay competition with a £500 prize for the winner The competition has been backed by […]

2 years ago
UCLan Fire Engineering team scoops International Best Practice Award

Members of staff from UCLan's Fire department collecting the award in the London Ceremony University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Fire Engineering department has scooped a top national award for its work in training students at home and abroad in fire engineering and safety. The […]

2 years ago
The show will go on for Lancashire choir competition

Last-choir The Last Choir Singing, an annual singing competition has been given the green light for another year thanks to a large donation. The Lancashire choir competition lost its original funding […]

2 years ago
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