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New Longton community turns out to support Post Office couple who received homophobic abuse

Pride Rally at New Longton Post Office New Longton residents turned out in force to support a couple who run the local Post Office, after they were subjected to homophobic abuse. The couple, Nathan Jones and Daniel […]

1 day ago
Fulwood Barracks ceremony sees medals awarded on behalf of Queen

Over 50 personnel from the British army awarded special medals A ceremony has taken place in Preston to award HM the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee medals to over 50 personnel from the British Army’s Headquarters North West.  The medal was granted […]

5 days ago
Deaf Preston trombonist makes National Youth Concert Band

15-year-old Daniel Regan has joined the National Youth Concert Band (NYCB) thanks to his talent with the trombone. Daniel, from Preston, was born deaf in one ear, which wasn’t identified […]

6 days ago
Penwortham neighbours Norma and Margaret raise funds for Rosemere with drive sale

Norma and Margaret's drive sale for Rosemere Penwortham friends and neighbours Norma Blackburn and Margaret Dunn are a ‘driving’ force when it comes to helping charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation. They have just raised £838.72 hosting a drive […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity’s Children’s Appeal puts a twist on National Superhero day

Children ward staff at RPH power up in Superhero costume This month adults, children and little toddlers across Preston all found the superhero inside of themselves to raise money for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity’s Children’s Appeal. They harnessed the power […]

2 weeks ago
Preston and Kirkham duo walking for Space Centre Preston funds

Two local fundraisers will take on a 224-mile walk from Blackpool to Buckingham Palace to raise funds for charity and a local non-profit organisation. In the second week of August, […]

2 weeks ago
Leyland community group to mark Windrush Day with local diversity event

South Ribble Council will this June mark Windrush Day by raising a flag outside their offices, with a Leyland community group holding a diversity event three days later. On 22 […]

2 weeks ago
Children’s theatre group Kidz 4 Kidz complete sponsored walk at Preston Docks

A local theatre group last Saturday completed a sponsored walk at Preston Docks to raise funds for a 6-year-old boy with a neuromuscular disorder. On Saturday, 11 June, from 11am […]

2 weeks ago
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