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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 […]

2 weeks ago
Preston’s Promise: A year of giving back to the community

Homeless man Pic Quinn Kampschroer from Pixabay Preston’s Promise has had a successful year giving back to the community, and supporting the homeless. The non-profit community outreach group set up in November 2018 and has been on […]

2 weeks ago
Investment to support safer streets in Preston

Lancs-PCC-Clive-Grunshaw-with-Street-Pastors Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has shown his support for street pastors and angels with £25,000 put towards the cause. The lion’s share will go to Preston and South Ribble, […]

3 weeks ago
Big PNE Sleep Out raises £80,000 for The Foxton Centre

Louis Moult, left, presents the cheque from the Big PNE Sleep Out for £80,000 The Foxton Centre has received a fantastic Christmas present from the people of Preston. A final count of money raised from the first ever Big PNE Sleep Out came in […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Leyland woman crowdfunding to help people with dementia

A Leyland woman has created an experience to provide joy and smiles to those living with dementia. Emily Tyler is behind the ‘A Good Day’ project, which uses gift boxes […]

1 month ago
The heartbreaking story of young people in care – and how you can help this Christmas

Young boy at Christmas Blog Preston has once again joined forces with Cotton Court Business Centre for the annual Christmas gift appeal in aid of Barnardo’s and the 400+ disadvantaged young people it supports across Lancashire. […]

1 month ago
Preston North End to embrace the rainbow for LGBTQ+ campaign

Rainbow corner flags will be used at the West From fixture Pic: Ian Robinson/Preston North End Preston North End will be supporting Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign at tonight’s game against West Bromwich Albion. The campaign celebrates lesbian, gay, bi and trans inclusion in football. It aims […]

2 months ago
Help transform Preston hospital children’s ward into a winter wonderland

Sharing their Christmas wish list to transform the Royal Preston’s children’s ward into a winter wonderland with Santa himself are, from the left, Play specialist Pamela O’Brien, ex-Executive Director Sue Musson, Divisional Nursing Director Joanne Connolly, Chief Executive Karen Partington and ward manager Tracy Denny Staff on the children’s ward at Royal Preston Hospital are appealing for help to transform the department into a winter wonderland in time for Christmas. The staff want to provide […]

2 months ago
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