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Tributes paid to Preston mum-of-one who died suddenly over the Easter weekend

Emma and her young daughter Ellen. Pic: LancsLive Emma Bleasdale, 39, passed away at her home in Garstang Road on April 5. The young mum of three-year-old Ellen had no serious health conditions, and her passing has come […]

2 weeks ago
Lockdown life in Preston and Lancashire 12 months in – from tiers to Good Samaritans

Messages on the bridge Pic: Blog Preston It’s been a year since the coronavirus lockdown was first imposed in the UK, and so many things have happened since. From a second wave, to a vaccine, March 2020 […]

4 weeks ago
Tributes paid to former South Ribble councillor Colin Clark who has died aged 80

Councillors in South Ribble are paying tribute to a former Mayor and former Deputy Council Leader who has passed away aged 80. Councillor Colin Clark was rushed to hospital unexpectedly […]

1 month ago
St Catherine’s Hospice nurse retires after 36-years of care given

Bernadette Baxter The first person to be appointed at St Catherine’s Hospice by the matron the year it opened has retired. Bernadette Baxter has spent 36 years working at the hospice, and […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Help Pax the Panda get back to Penwortham in new fitness initiative

A new fundraising initiative is launching in Penwortham for the New Year. Penwortham Run Fest is aiming to raise money and also help people get fit and healthy by going […]

4 months ago
How St Catherine’s Hospice is supporting Preston care homes this winter

Elderly people are benefitting from an innovative project led by St Catherine’s Hospice this winter. The Lostock Hall charity offers specialist training and education to healthcare professionals, and has launched […]

4 months ago
Praise for St Catherine’s Hospice as former resident returns home for Christmas

A grandmother has described her time at St Catherine’s Hospice during the Covid-19 pandemic as being like ‘a home from home’. Marilyn Osborne was cared for on the inpatient unit at […]

4 months ago
St Catherine’s Santa Dash will take place in the USA thanks to #TeamCallon

An international effort from a dedicated team of St Catherine’s Hospice supporters will see versions of the festive fun run take place across the United States. Some members of #TeamCallon, […]

4 months ago
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