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Preston woman’s new book teaches young people how to recycle

Author Nicole Grealis has self-published new book Felix The Fox Turns Green A Preston woman has published a new book on how to teach and encourage young people to recycle from an early age to help play a role in protecting the […]

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UCLan Honorary Fellow recognised with invitation to Queen’s Garden Party

A UCLan Honorary Fellow known for his volunteer work has attended the final 2022 Queen’s Garden Party. Russell Hogarth was invited for his role as the Chair of the UCLan […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Hindu temple lights beacon to celebrate Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Preston’s BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir joined thousands of celebrants last weekend by lighting a beacon to mark the Jubilee. On Thursday, 2 June 2022, the temple joined others across the UK […]

3 weeks ago
Platinum Jubilee beacons lit in and around Preston

Queen's Platinum Jubilee beacon was lit on Harris Museum Piic: Michael Porter Photography During Thursday evening a series of events took place across Preston where beacons were lit up to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. On Thursday June 2, Mayor of councillor Preston Neil […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Meeting Preston’s Battle Rap Champion Aaron Bond

Aaron (Bizzo) Bond - Premier League Battles A Preston man has won multiple honours including Premier Battle’s official UK Championship title, he is passionate about what he does and wants more people to join on a similar […]

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Penwortham man to climb Snowdon after beating prostate cancer

Robin Campbell will be taking part in a hiking challenge for Prostate Cancer Research This month a Preston resident will be climbing Snowdon in aims of raising funds for Prostate cancer research to increase survival rates and improve quality of life for men with […]

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Preston counselling service Cedar House receives Queen’s award for voluntary service

Cedar House volunteer counsellors Cedar House counselling service, based in Preston City Centre, has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This is the highest award a local voluntary group can receive in […]

3 weeks ago
Recognition in Queen’s Birthday Honours for UCLan astrophysicist

Dr Megan Argo An astrophysicist from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for her services to Girlguiding during the pandemic. Dr Megan Argo has […]

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