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How this Preston events organiser will help local charities recover in 2021

Sarah Williams and her husband A Preston events organiser is using her 2021 calendar to help local charities recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. Sarah Williams of Fairydust Events has organised a series of fundraising events […]

19 hours ago
Longton man goes from trainee to managing director of recruitment firm in just 14 years

Richard Freye with son Arthur and Chris Musgrove with son Harry A Longton man has been appointed as Managing Director of a Preston-based recruitment firm, just 14 years after joining the company as a trainee. Chris Musgrove started at Service Care […]

2 days ago
Noor Foodbank and Luv Preston receive Easter Egg donations

Easter Eggs were donated to Noor Foodbank and Luv Preston to ensure that all those in need were able to enjoy the Easter season. The eggs were donated by local […]

4 days ago
Savick man to walk 188 miles in memory of family member who died from Covid-19

Andy and Chris A Savick man is gearing up to walk 188 miles in memory of a family member who sadly died from Covid-19. Chris Evans will cover the distance from Mold in […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement National Lottery winners bring joy to hundreds of elderly and vulnerable people in Bamber Bridge

A team of creative National Lottery winners have been putting their skills to good use during the latest lockdown – making and painting dozens of beautiful bird boxes for Age […]

5 days ago
Clayton-le-Woods woman completes a year of daily runs while spreading messages of love and hope

Ramona and the You Are Not Alone hearts A Clayton-le-Woods woman who has run at least 5km every day for the past year has been praised by the local community for spreading love and hope throughout the challenge. […]

1 week ago
Easter egg hunt spreading smiles across Preston

A succesful Easter egg hunter A city-wide Easter egg hunt is under way. Chocolate eggs have been hidden far and wide from Ashton-on-Ribble to Longridge, with some even placed in the back seats of taxis […]

1 week ago
Daughter of Preston cancer fighter sings about checking for lumps in heart-wrenching viral video

Ivy Brown in the video Pic: @cancerfightingpantsareon A video starring Ivy Brown, the six-year-old daughter of Preston cancer fighter Roisín Pelan, is spreading the word on the importance of checking for changes in the body. In the […]

1 week ago
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