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Newman College tutor leads UK musicians in creating foodbank fundraiser album

Ryan Hamilton A tutor from Cardinal Newman College is creating an album of donated songs to raise money for a foodbank charity. Ryan Hamilton, who teaches business studies at the Avenham college, […]

6 months ago
Popular exhibition The Harris Open to return in spring 2021

A damp view looking up Friargate towards the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris has announced the return of The Harris Open for next year. Delayed by several months due to Covid-19, the popular exhibition featuring local artistic talent will now open […]

6 months ago
Sir Tom Finney Preston Soccer Centre win football award

UCLan Sports Arena from the air Pic: UCLan Sports Arena / Facebook The Sir Tom Finney Preston Soccer Centre & Football club have been awarded the Kick it Out ‘Promoting Inclusion Award’ at the Pitching In North West Football Awards 2020. Celebrating […]

6 months ago
Colonel who served 15 years as president of Preston veterans council is honoured by Preston City Council

The recently retired President of Preston and District Veterans Council has been honoured by the City of Preston. Colonel Bernard Stam has been entered into Preston’s Book of Recognition and […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Radiotherapy team completes Guild Wheel run for Rosemere

Staff from Rosemere Cancer Centre’s Radiotherapy Department raised £638 for charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation by running and walking the Guild Wheel. Read more: Here for Humanity group walking 32 miles […]

6 months ago
11-strong Preston Here for Humanity team walk between Preston and Liverpool hospitals

Carson’s parents Chris and Amylee outside Alder Hey having been presented with one of the banners the Preston Here for Humanity team walked with as a memento of the day Charity walkers from a community group that helps to feed struggling families were fuelled by human kindness as they battled the elements to walk from Preston to Liverpool, quadrupling the […]

6 months ago
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