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Kind Holly’s rainbows for NHS staff working through the coronavirus outbreak

Holly with her bucket full of rainbows A 10-year-old girl from Cadley Causeway has made hundreds of rainbow badges to say thank you to NHS staff working on the frontlines during the coronavirus pandemic. Holly Middleton-Kelly had been due […]

15 hours ago
Preston joins the nation in Clap for our Carers

Residents took to their doorsteps in Kilruddery Road Applause rang out across Preston tonight as residents opened their doors and windows to show support for NHS staff working on the frontlines during the coronavirus pandemic. The national Clap […]

2 days ago
How you can contribute to a £1m crowd funder to help the NHS in Preston during the Covid-19 crisis

Details of a crowdfunding campaign to raise £1m for the NHS in Preston during the Covid-19 crisis have been released. Businessman Yousuf Bhailok launched the campaign, pledging £100,000 to get […]

4 days ago
Mr Bhailok asking Prestonians to help raise £1million for NHS staff during coronavirus pandemic

Businessman Mr Yousuf Bhailok is asking Prestonians to pull together in this time of need to raise £1million for Preston NHS staff. Mr Bhailok posted a video on social media […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ashton mum-of-two reaches out to support other parents affected by coronavirus

Lynsey with her two children A mum of two from Ashton has set up an online community to support parents who are facing lockdown with their children. Lynsey Battle, who has previously helped Preston’s homeless […]

7 days ago
Preston mum-of-three wins pageant with a difference

Kirstie with her family In January of this year, Kirstie Cowburn from Ribbleton won the title of United Kingdom Sweetheart at the Pure UK Pageant. Pure UK is a family-oriented pageant where contestants are […]

1 week ago
Preston gym owner puts classes online to help herself – and others – survive the coronavirus crisis

Rachel Joyner with gym members A Preston gym owner is finding creative ways to keep her businesses going during the coronavirus crisis. Rachel Joyner owns The Red Kite School of Thai and Kickboxing in Fylde […]

1 week ago
Coronavirus support group set up by Prestonians attracts 7,000 members in two days

Coronavirus North West Support Group on Facebook A Coronavirus support group for the North West has attracted more than 7,000 members in just over two days. The Facebook group was created by a group of Prestonians who […]

2 weeks ago
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