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How these robo-pets are bringing joy to Preston care home residents

Joyce and Arnie share a kiss Robotic pets are being used in three Preston care homes to help tackle loneliness and isolation. The ‘robo-pets’ are the perfect companions for people with dementia as they behave like […]

3 months ago
Preston couple loses 4.5 stone in time for their dream wedding

Paul and Amy before and after their weight loss A Preston couple lost 4.5 stone between them in time for their dream wedding. Paul and Amy slimmed down after joining the Slimming World group at Bay Tree Farm in […]

3 months ago
Preston father and daughter duo team up in fight against M.E.

Darren and Izzy A Fulwood man and his young daughter have joined forces to help sufferers of a poorly understood disease.  Darren Crossley is marking his 50th birthday with a gruelling 50 mile […]

4 months ago
Street art captures iconic Preston North End moment for World Mental Health Day

The street art in Fishergate A new piece of street art has appeared in Preston as part of a mental health awareness campaign. The mural by Elroy the Artist, which is located outside the old BHS store in Fishergate, depicts the moment Tom Clarke scored against Blackpool in 2013. […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Longridge woman launches new branch of friend’s online mental health support group

Rachel and Adam A woman from Longridge has launched an online peer support group to help people facing mental health challenges. Rachel Phoenix started the Preston branch of Blackburn-based group Rise and Shine […]

4 months ago
Preston’s first Wellfest taking place for World Mental Health Day

Harris Wellbeing Gallery Preston’s first-ever Wellfest is taking place at the Harris for World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October. Local healthcare organisations, charities and peer-led mental health groups have planned the event, which […]

4 months ago
New peer support group launching for Preston 18-30s facing depression

PeerTalk leaflets A new peer support group for young adults facing depression, anxiety or similar distress is launching in Preston. The group, which is aimed at adults aged around 18 to 30, […]

4 months ago
Family team open new dental and skincare clinic in Preston

Richard and Kelly A family team has opened a new custom-built dental practice in Preston. Prestonian Richard Baines and partner Kelly Hazlehurst have opened London Road Dental Care. The practice at 132 London […]

4 months ago
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