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High-vis safety officers to be in Preston city centre for Christmas nights out

Baluga bar and club. Pic: Preston City Council The council are urging people to look after themselves over Christmas and New Year. Preston’s Safer Streets Officers and Preston police have issued advice for those planning a night out […]

6 months ago
Preston charity raises over £500 for the poor in Rwanda

Rwanda Group Trust tabletop sale Rwanda Group Trust, a Preston charity, raised £532 last weekend after holding a Christmas tabletop sale. Toys, clothes, gifts, cards and books were on offer at St Anthony’s Annexe in […]

6 months ago
Baby Beat Preston invests money into early pregnancy loss bereavement service at Royal Preston Hospital

Baby Beat - Claire (left) welcomes Kirstie (right) 2 Baby Beat, a maternity services charity, are investing £93,116 into funding an early pregnancy loss bereavement service at Royal Preston Hospital and other Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. The service will fund […]

6 months ago
Preston woman runs fundraiser to donate toys and food over Christmas

Jodie Marie Rigby making toy donations at the Cotton Court appeal Pic: Justgiving A woman from Preston is raising money to help buy teddy bears for children and food for the homeless this Christmas. Jodie Marie Rigby, 32, started fundraising last week, and […]

6 months ago
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Scooter crew deliver hundreds of Christmas selection boxes to Royal Preston Hospital

Scooters arriving at Royal Preston Hospital. Pic: Ruth Hornby Photography Members of scooter clubs across Preston delivered hundreds of selection boxes, toys and books to young patients at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals on Sunday 3 December. The bad weather didn’t stop […]

6 months ago
Leyland Trucks donate thousands to Preston charities

Representatives from Leyland Trucks and this year’s chosen charities Leyland Trucks’ Helping Hand charity arm donated £17,000 in total to charities across Lancashire, including Derian House. The donations were received on 28th November, in Celebration of Giving Tuesday, a […]

6 months ago
Restaurant and bar owner throws weight behind pedestrianised, green Winckley Street

One vision for Winckley Street by John Bright A new green pedestrianised vision has been revealed for a popular Preston street with one business owner throwing his weight by the idea. John Bridge, found of Studio John Bridge […]

7 months ago
The Salvation Army in Preston launches annual Christmas present appeal

A child receiving a Christmas gift from the Salvation Army appeal Pic: Salvation Army Preston The Salvation Army in Preston has launched its appeal drive for presents and support for families who are struggling this Christmas. More than 700 gifts were donated last year to […]

7 months ago
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