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Health news in Preston covering Royal Preston Hospital, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, GP practices and other health updates – as well as real-life features with those speaking out about health conditions

James speaks of the impact of sight loss as he prepares to trek the Inca Trail for Galloways

A partially sighted man has spoken about the impact of losing his sight as he prepares to trek the Inca Trail to raise money for Galloways. James Coulton, the outdoor […]

1 year ago
Walk in the Dark returns to Preston for 12th year

Walk-in-the-Dark-2020 Entries are now open for this year’s 11-mile night-time trek Walk in the Dark for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The walk will take place on Saturday 25 April alongside the A6 […]

1 year ago
Multiple Sclerosis charity looking for volunteers in Preston

MS Society Preston Group volunteers The MS Society Preston Group is looking for volunteers to help local people affected by Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition that occurs when the immune system […]

1 year ago
UCLan is ‘monitoring’ Coronavirus situation

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall The University of Central Lancashire says it’s monitoring the Coronavirus situation as it has students and staff currently in China.   A spokesperson for the University said: “We are in close […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Adventurers sought for Rosemere charity trek to one of seven wonders of the world

Chief Officer Dan climbing the Great Wall of China Adventurers are being sought to join charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s epic 10-day October expedition to Peru’s Machu Picchu, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. In the charity […]

1 year ago
Preston Domestic Violence Services to increase support through ‘Tampon Tax’ funding

Nicola Danber and April Rankin, of UR Potential in Blackpool, who successfully applied for the first round of funding from the Lancashire Women’s Fund. Preston Domestic Violence Service (PDVS) has been awarded a £9,628 grant to increase the support it can offer women affected by domestic abuse. The money has been allocated through Lancashire […]

1 year ago
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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
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