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Memories of Martha make a marathon man out of Christian

Christian after finishing one of his runs. A former Prestonian has marked turning 40 by running more than a thousand miles to raise £1,428.41 for Baby Beat in memory of his niece Martha, who sadly passed away […]

2 months ago
Blog Preston spills the beans on a peculiar pie tradition

Every household has its own beloved Christmas tradition, like playing charades, getting drunk and accusing Our Donna’s son of stealing Nan’s rings or putting a paper crown on a fat […]

2 months ago
Preston charity gains support from Youth Music

Creativity Works Preston (CWP) has been awarded funding from national charity, Youth Music to provide music making activities for young people. CWP, based in Shepherd Street, has been awarded a […]

2 months ago
Harris exhibition ‘Imagine a World’ explores the images around us

Tina-Dempsey An exciting art exhibit, ‘Imagine a world,’ is running at the Harris Museum. The large-scale exhibition was created by local North West artist, Tina Dempsey and aims to challenge visitors […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lostock Hall man honours late dad by running his first marathon for Rosemere

Clark wearing his late dad's watch, and being spurred on by Gaz A man from Lostock Hall has paid tribute to his late dad by running his first-ever marathon. Clark Crosby raised more than £2,500 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation when he ran […]

2 months ago
Proud Preston: How our city supported charities in 2019

The three pals As we welcome 2020, we’ve been reflecting and reminiscing about the way proud Prestonians continued to support charitable causes. We’ve written so many stories about the wonderful people of Preston […]

2 months ago
The show will go on for Lancashire choir competition

Last-choir The Last Choir Singing, an annual singing competition has been given the green light for another year thanks to a large donation. The Lancashire choir competition lost its original funding […]

2 months ago
Preston’s Promise: A year of giving back to the community

Homeless man Pic Quinn Kampschroer from Pixabay Preston’s Promise has had a successful year giving back to the community, and supporting the homeless. The non-profit community outreach group set up in November 2018 and has been on […]

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