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Bamber Bridge fitness studio unveils ‘mirror of positivity’ to banish the blues

A woman writing her positive message on the mirror at the studio A Bamber Bridge fitness studio wants people to join them in writing positive messages on the studio mirror to help banish the blues. The awareness campaign has been launched at […]

4 hours ago
Race for Life Preston dates announced – and this year it’s open to all

Cancer Research UK The 2020 Preston Cancer Research UK Race for Life events will take place in Moor Park on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June. This year Cancer Research UK has announced that Race […]

5 days ago
Royal Preston Hospital to get £2 million for specialist mental health beds

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Royal Preston Hospital is due to get 11 new mental health rehabilitation beds costing £2 million. Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust is adding the beds to increase capacity […]

6 days ago
Baxi Heating smashes fundraising target for Alzheimer’s Society

Colleagues with a cheque from a golf day that raised 4,250 Euro for The Alzheimer's Society of Ireland Baxi Heating raffled, ran, cycled, dressed up, washed cars, held golf days and even held a circus to raise over £60,000 for Alzheimer’s Society. The colleagues at the company smashed […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rosemere funding monthly cocktails for Preston hospital cancer patients

Ward visitor Sarah Guest (left) shares a fruit cocktail with ward housekeeper Christine Ryan on her way to deliver more cocktails and canapes to patients on Rosemere Cancer Centre’s Ribblesdale Ward Patients on Royal Preston Hospital’s Ribblesdale Ward will continue to enjoy their monthly “cocktails’ thanks to Rosemere Cancer Foundation funding. Rosemere has agreed to pay £35 per month for the […]

1 week ago
The coffee shop working to banish loneliness in Penwortham

BonBons customer Kathleen Brocklehurst A number of coffee shops in Preston and South Ribble have been fighting loneliness in their communities by joining the award-winning Chatty Cafe Scheme. BonBons Coffee Bar in Penwortham, owned […]

1 week ago
Memories of Martha make a marathon man out of Christian

Christian after finishing one of his runs. A former Prestonian has marked turning 40 by running more than a thousand miles to raise £1,428.41 for Baby Beat in memory of his niece Martha, who sadly passed away […]

2 weeks ago
Sporting Memories helping Preston people living with dementia and loneliness

Sporting Memories participants at PNE's home Deepdale Stadium A programme that uses the power of sport to support older people living with dementia, depression or loneliness is starting at Deepdale. Sporting Memories sessions will take place weekly at […]

2 weeks ago
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