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Preston GP launches The Uncomplicated Doctor podcast

Dr Lucy Delaney Preston GP Dr Lucy Delaney has launched a new podcast aimed at sharing her simple and understandable brand of medical advice with the public. Dr Lucy, who currently works at […]

5 days ago
Preston children star as superheroes in thank you message to brave key workers

"Wonder Woman" says thank you to our firefighters for their courageousness Children from a Preston-based Hindu community group have dressed up as superheroes to deliver a video thank you message to key workers in the coronavirus pandemic. The children are from […]

2 weeks ago
How this Penwortham artist is capturing views from lockdown

Shiryn is painting views from people's homes during lockdown Pic: @shirynwynterart A Penwortham artist is transforming lockdown views from around the city into pieces of abstract art. Shiryn Wynter is inviting local people to send in views from their homes or […]

2 weeks ago
Queen honours David’s service to Preston Minster and the city

David with his gift from the Queen A Preston man has been recognised by the Queen for his service to Preston Minster and the city. David Harrison, 73, was one of just three men from Lancashire to […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood dancer running for Rosemere while marooned in Great Yarmouth

Beth on stage A Fulwood dancer who should be entertaining holidaymakers in Great Yarmouth is instead spending lockdown running to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Beth Woods joined the entertainment team at […]

2 weeks ago
UCLan staff scoop national midwifery award

Elizabeth Gomez (left) and Professor Soo Downe Two midwifery staff members at UCLan have scooped a national award in recognition of their pioneering work to help develop and strengthen midwifery services in India. Elizabeth Gomez and Professor […]

2 weeks ago
Kind-hearted family creating remembrance wood for grieving Prestonians

The wood will be created on five acres of land Pic: Aaron Bradshaw A kind-hearted family is creating a remembrance wood for Prestonians who lose loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic. The Bradshaws have donated five acres of land to enable families to […]

3 weeks ago
Preston community rallies to save popular cafe from closure

Top Cafe in Ribbleton Lane A popular Ribbleton cafe under threat of closure has become the subject of a huge community fundraising effort. Top Cafe is known in Preston for its work in fighting child […]

4 weeks ago
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