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Homeless Preston man gets life-saving operation thanks to community support

A homeless man outside the closed BHS store Pic: Tony Worrall A man who was living on the streets of Preston has received a life-saving operation after local organisations and charities stepped in to help. Jack (not his real name), 27, […]

2 days ago
Race for Life Preston dates announced – and this year it’s open to all

Cancer Research UK The 2020 Preston Cancer Research UK Race for Life events will take place in Moor Park on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June. This year Cancer Research UK has announced that Race […]

5 days ago
Longridge man stays sober for a year to raise £4,000 for charity

Gary-Southworth Gary Southworth entered 2020 smashing his goal of not drinking alcohol for the duration of 2019 – in aid of raising funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.   The 47-year-old from Longridge had his first […]

6 days ago
Scouts campaign to combat childhood obesity

Scouts The Scouts have announced their partnership with Flip Out with a goal to combat childhood obesity and promoting mental health well-being.   The partnership means that sleepovers and group bookings at […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement First Women in Games Careers Event inspires Preston students

Industry-professions-at-women-in-games-careers-event A group of inspirational women were welcomed to UCLan for the first Women in Games Careers event.  The industry speakers, some of whom are  UCLan alumni, spoke to a large group of young […]

6 days ago
UCLan to welcome Britain’s leading black women artists

Lubaina-Himid This week will see some of Britain’s leading black women artists come together for an exciting event at UCLan.   Creative Conversations: Black Women Artists Making and Doing is an event that will […]

7 days ago
Baxi Heating smashes fundraising target for Alzheimer’s Society

Colleagues with a cheque from a golf day that raised 4,250 Euro for The Alzheimer's Society of Ireland Baxi Heating raffled, ran, cycled, dressed up, washed cars, held golf days and even held a circus to raise over £60,000 for Alzheimer’s Society. The colleagues at the company smashed […]

7 days ago
Fulwood resident on a one-woman mission to keep Preston tidy

Janet litter picking during warmer times We all have our little annoyances or things that we find to be a nuisance. Sometimes they bother us enough that we’ll do something about them but often we just […]

1 week ago
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