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Fulwood schoolgirl uses baking skills to raise over £700 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A 9-year-old Fulwood schoolgirl has raised £724 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation using baking skills developed over lockdown. Saara Ali spent lockdown selling her baked items for charity through her Instagram […]

7 months ago
‘It’s a privilege to watch them blossom’ – New Longton woman on the joys of being a parent and child foster carer

Alison Dawson A New Longton woman says being a parent and child foster carer is a ‘joy’ and a ‘privilege’. Alison Dawson has been a foster carer with Lancashire County Council for […]

7 months ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week June 26 to July 2

Enjoying the sunshine on the Flag Market on Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. This week, Rosemere Cancer Foundation received funding for a lung cancer research project, and the former Browns Bar […]

7 months ago
The kind community project keeping Preston’s international students safe and happy through the pandemic

Kind Communities volunteers A Preston community group is helping the city’s international students remain in good physical, mental and emotional health during the pandemic. Kind Communities was set up during lockdown in February […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Former Preston councillor honoured with a memorial on the Guild Wheel

Former Preston councillor Peter Ward has had his contributions to the city honoured with a memorial on the Guild Wheel. Since his passing in 2017, the family of Peter Ward […]

7 months ago
Kirkham man honoured with Diana Award after promoting stammer awareness

A young Kirkham man has received a prestigious award after organising a campaign that aims to change society’s perceptions of stammering. Jack Dinsley, 21, has been recognised with the highest accolade […]

7 months ago
Penwortham paratrooper attempts 11 summits of Britain’s three Peaks

A Penwortham paratrooper has attempted to summit Britain’s three tallest peaks 11 times to raise funds for Support Our Paras. Beginning on Saturday 12 June, Ben Swarbrick aimed to scale […]

7 months ago
Harris Open winner celebrates her first solo exhibition in Preston

A young artist is celebrating her first solo exhibition in the city. Ava Jolliffe’s vibrant, digital artwork has just gone on display at The Larder in central Preston. The exhibition […]

7 months ago
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