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How this group covered 360 miles around Preston Docks for mental health awareness

Mental Health Marathon participants Pic: Tracy Jackson A charity event for mental health has seen participants cover 360 miles-worth of laps around Preston Docks and raise hundreds of pounds for charity. The Mental Health Marathon was planned […]

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New ‘What The Flock’ crowdfunder to tackle loneliness in Preston and beyond

A Lonk sheep steals the show at the What The Flock launch A new crowdfunding campaign aimed at tacking loneliness in Preston and across Lancashire has launched. Age Concern’s launch event for the What the Flock (#wtf) campaign featured an award-winning cartoonist, […]

3 days ago
Tales from a survivor on World Sepsis Day

Hospital patient Pic: Parentingupstream from Pixabay Although sepsis is life-threatening it isn’t always recognised, so World Sepsis Day aims to shine a spotlight on the condition and raise awareness. A rare but serious complication of an […]

4 days ago
Silence to be held to remember those lost to suicide

An anti-Tommy Robinson protest is due to take place on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall A series of 40 second silences will be held on the Flag Market on Tuesday to remember the lives of people who have died through suicide. In 2016 Preston was […]

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Advertisement Advertisement How this Preston woman is fighting child hunger with free breakfasts

Helen Ball A Preston woman is fighting child hunger by providing free breakfasts at her Ribbleton cafe. Helen Ball from Broadgate runs Top Cafe in Ribbleton Lane. After hearing a radio interview […]

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Be a ‘mental health mate’ and join these monthly walks in Preston

Laura with two Mental Health Mates Monthly Mental Health Mates walks are taking place in Preston. Mental Health Mates is a national network of peer support groups, run by people with mental health issues, who meet […]

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Retired Preston teacher raises over £1,000 with Irish Sea charity challenge

Simon en route A retired teacher from Preston has raised £1,224 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Simon Millward-Hopkins cycled 498.5 miles from his home in Fulwood through the five countries bordering the Irish Sea. Simon, […]

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Slow down and relax as the Harris launches new wellbeing gallery and workshops

The Harris Wellbeing Gallery A new gallery exploring how art can improve wellbeing is opening at the Harris. A launch event will take place on Monday 9 September at 10.30am. Visitors are invited to […]

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