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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 […]

3 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 […]

3 weeks ago
Marie Curie collection volunteers needed in Preston

Marie Curie Community Fundraiser for Preston, Lucy Styles (right) with a volunteer Marie Curie, the UK’s leading charity for people living with a terminal illness, is looking for volunteers in Preston to help with the charity’s appeals. The charity is looking for people […]

3 weeks ago
Helpline and text support available for people worried about mental health

Those needing help are being urged to call a mental health helpline Pic: David Goehring A telephone and text support service for people worried about their mental health or about someone they care about is available throughout the New Year period. For most people, Christmas […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement How Preston organisations are being asked to help reduce male suicides

Man looking sad Pic: engin akyurt from Pixabay Businesses and organisations across Preston are being asked to look out for their male staff and clients in order to reduce suicides. Suicide rates in Lancashire and South Cumbria are […]

4 weeks ago
Preston slimmers raise over £3,000 for Rosemere

L-R: Gavin and Caroline with Rosemere Cancer Foundation fundraising co-ordinator Louise Grant, Lou and club member Ann A trio of Preston Slimming World club leaders helped to raise £3,635.39 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation by taking part in the Preston 10k. Husband-and-wife Gavin and Caroline Preston and Lou […]

1 month ago
Proud Preston: How our city has championed mental health support in 2019

Laura with two Mental Health Mates Christmas and the end of the year is always a time to reflect. We’re no different here at Blog Preston. The news we’ve covered in 2019 has included every genre […]

1 month ago
Talkzone advice line is preparing to help young people during the festive period

A service which provides a lifeline for young people in need of help and advice is gearing up to cope with demand over the festive period. Talkzone offers guidance, support […]

1 month ago
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