How these family-run Preston businesses are helping people affected by coronavirus

Ross and Richard from Walker and Williams Two Preston businesses are running new free initiatives to help vulnerable and isolated people affected by coronavirus. Furniture company Plumbs, which is in its 60th year, is offering telephone support, […]

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Preston events scene takes a hit as coronavirus causes mass cancellations

Empty auditorium Pic: ballardinix from Pixabay The Preston events scene is feeling the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. While cancellations started to trickle through last week, the Government’s guidance for the public to stay away from […]

2 months ago
Food charity appealing for donations to help vulnerable groups forced to self-isolate

A Preston food charity is appealing for donations of goods for it to redistribute to vulnerable groups as more people are forced to self-isolate. Recycling Lives’ Food Redistribution Centre says […]

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Age Concern’s Coronavirus helpline is there to support older people in need

Age Concern Central Lancashire has launched a Coronavirus helpline to support older people through the crisis. The charity, which routinely supports older people with long-term health conditions and through specialist […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Harris to close in response to coronavirus advice

The Harris Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris will temporarily close its doors due to the coronavirus pandemic. The closure will take effect from Friday 20 March, however artwork can still be viewed online via virtual […]

2 months ago
Preston patients to be first in the world to access new cancer drugs

Laboratory Analysis. Preston cancer patients will be among the first in the world to access the newest anti-cancer treatment. Patients who are failing to respond to treatment, are being offered access to […]

2 months ago
Call for former Preston nurses to return to work

Maria Nelligan A rallying cry is being issued amid the coronavirus crisis for registered nurses who wish to work again to sign up to their bank. Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation […]

2 months ago
Preston gym owner puts classes online to help herself – and others – survive the coronavirus crisis

Rachel Joyner with gym members A Preston gym owner is finding creative ways to keep her businesses going during the coronavirus crisis. Rachel Joyner owns The Red Kite School of Thai and Kickboxing in Fylde […]

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