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Hundreds of early Eid ul Adha meals delivered to Prestonians impacted by Covid-19

Just under 240 meals were delivered Pic: Preston's Promise A special Eid ul Adha meal has been delivered to Prestonians impacted by Covid-19 by community group Preston Promise. The classic dish of Lamb Biryani, which originates from the kitchens […]

6 months ago
12-year-old Preston schoolgirl wins ‘Step Into the NHS’ competition

Grace, a 12-year-old student from Penwortham Girls High School, has become the North West regional winner of the ‘Step into the NHS’ competition recognising her creative and detailed board game […]

6 months ago
Read Easy Preston to help adults bridge the literacy skills gap

North West planning consultancy PWA Planning are supporting a charity who are helping to bridge the literacy skills gap in Preston. Read Easy Preston is a newly formed community-based support […]

6 months ago
Preston’s ‘strong cultural and creative community’ highlighted as Lancashire revives bid for UK City of Culture 2025

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The Lancashire 2025 team has submitted an expression of interest for UK City of Culture 2025 following the axing of the original bid last month. The three-year process, in which […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Prestonian is finalist for The BAME Apprenticeship Awards 2021

A Chartered Management Degree Apprentice from the BAE Systems Shared Services business based in Preston has been named as a finalist in the Management, Legal and Professional Services category for […]

7 months ago
Fulwood primary school staff nominated for superhero award

Staff at a Fulwood primary school have been nominated for a School Superhero award as part of a national campaign by fintech Miconex, and the Preston Gift Card, to recognise […]

7 months ago
Brookfield school raises £2,900 for Lancashire Teaching Hospital Charity’s Children’s Appeal

Pupils from Brookfield Community Primary School in Ribbleton have raised almost £3,000 to help Lancashire Teaching Hospital Charity’s Children’s Appeal reach its £1 million target to make Royal Preston Hospital […]

7 months ago
Preston McDonald’s volunteers fundraise £11,000 during district litter pick

Over 100 McDonald’s volunteers have collected rubbish along 47 miles of Lancashire and raised more than £11,000 for charity. Volunteers from 16 restaurants joined forces to clean the distance from […]

7 months ago
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