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100-length swimming challenge raises funds for Preston mental health service

Two fundraisers swam over 100 lengths of their local pool to raise funds for mental health service Holland House. On 16 September, Lisa Quigley and Donna Nolan swam the distance […]

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Outdoor markets at Preston Markets this Sunday

Under the Covered Market Preston Markets has announced Sunday trading hours starting this weekend (31 October). The markets will run each Sunday from 6am to 1pm under the 1875 canopy. Currently, only the outdoor […]

6 hours ago
Rosemere fundraisers ‘Amy’s Army’ walk equivalent length of China’s Great Wall

A team of fundraisers have walked the same distance as the Great Wall of China to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Amy’s Army helped fund new equipment that will […]

2 days ago
Preston musician David Shurr to release new 12-track collection

David Shurr A Preston singer-songwriter is releasing a new 12-track collection this month. On 30 October, David Shurr, who has received airplay on Dermot O’Leary’s Radio 2 show, will release Under the […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston North End opens multi-faith prayer room for fans

Preston North End has opened a multi-faith prayer room to allow supporters to pray on home match days. The prayer room, opened by PNE Community and Education Trust, is situated […]

5 days ago
Penwortham’s Hurst Grange Cafe to host ‘Howl-O-Ween’ charity dog photoshoot

Penwortham’s Hurst Grange Cafe is hosting a Halloween photoshoot to raise funds for Homeless Hounds. Organised by local puppy trainer MeeraPuppins and Frans Fotos, the dog-friendly Howl-O-Ween charity photoshoot and […]

1 week ago
Kirkham fundraisers to provide Christmas hampers for struggling residents

A group of Kirkham residents have set up a GoFundMe page to provide food for struggling families over Christmas. To help people in their community, Michelle Clarke and her friends […]

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Preston and South Ribble students invited to join free STEM virtual work experience programme

Preston and South Ribble students are being invited to apply for a virtual work programme that helps people access careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Launched by Siemens […]

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