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Prestonian helping raise awareness of sepsis after his dad recovered from illness

Royal Preston Hospital is benefitting from new graphics raising awareness of sepsis thanks to a Prestonian who ran the London Marathon in aid of the Critical Care Unit. Mark Delaney […]

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Preston Grasshoppers to operate ‘pop up’ foodbank donation point for Salvation Army this Sunday

Following an extremely successful Christmas campaign in support of the Salvation Army, the mini juniors section at Preston Grasshoppers is appealing to Prestonians to donate food and vital supplies. Hoppers […]

1 day ago
Preston Community Network has been reinvigorated with new website and staff

Local charity Preston Community Network (PCN) has been relaunched and reinvigorated. This is thanks to help from the National Lottery’s Community Fund. The charity have enthusiastic new staff, new branding, […]

2 days ago
Preston retains place as best place to live and work in the North West

Preston Marina with city skyline behind Pic: Tony Worrall The Demos-PWC Good Growth for Cities Index has named Preston the best city to live and work in the North West. Preston remains the highest performing city in the North […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cottam’s Tipping family raise over £25,000 for charity

The Tipping family have raised over £25,000 for Lancashire charities. Four local charities are to share a massive £26,188.67 raised by the now infamous Cottam family. For the ninth consecutive […]

1 week ago
Lancashire police’s full response to Covid rule breakers

Over the weekend multiple coronavirus breaches were reported which included a gym operating, some pubs open and house parties. More than 360 breaches were recorded and over 100 tickets issued. […]

2 weeks ago
Dashing Preston Santas help raise £800 for blind and partially sighted people

Ian Watkinson with his sons Harry and Jackson did their Santa Dash in Penwortham on Christmas Day A number of Santas dashed around Preston and South Ribble to help raise £800 for blind and partially sighted people. Participants took part in sight loss charity Galloway’s Santa Dash […]

2 weeks ago
Single dad gets family life on track thanks to Preston North End in the community

A family on a bike ride Pic: LaterJay Photography from Pixabay A single dad has been helped to such an extent by Preston North End Community and Education Trust that he has been able to move his family into a new […]

2 weeks ago
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