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Daughter of Preston cancer fighter sings about checking for lumps in heart-wrenching viral video

Ivy Brown in the video Pic: @cancerfightingpantsareon A video starring Ivy Brown, the six-year-old daughter of Preston cancer fighter Roisín Pelan, is spreading the word on the importance of checking for changes in the body. In the […]

10 months ago
Preston North End Community and Education Trust promotes senior management team

Preston North End Community and Education Trust has promoted its current senior management team of Tom Drake and Harriet Creighton-Levis to the roles of Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Chief […]

10 months ago
Fulwood nursing sister named Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s supporter of the year for 2020

A nursing sister from Fulwood, who volunteers in her free time for Rosemere Cancer Foundation, has been chosen as the charity’s supporter of the year for 2020. 56-year-old Linda Donaldson, […]

10 months ago
Medals of a Preston-born war hero James Towers set to fetch up to £180,000 at auction

The outstanding Great War 1918 ‘Final Advance to Victory’ V.C. group of five medals awarded to 21-year-old Preston-born, Private James Towers, 2nd Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) will go up for auction […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Community group ‘Let’s Grow Preston’ have been recognised for their pandemic efforts

Some of the volunteers from Let's Grow Preston A local community organisation ‘Let’s Grow Preston’ has been recognised for its work to support communities with access to food during the coronavirus pandemic. Volunteers at Let’s Grow Preston, a network […]

10 months ago
Salvation Army receive Easter egg donation which will be distributed to families in need across Preston and South Ribble

The Salvation Army have received 340 donation Easter eggs to be distributed locally with food parcels over Easter. MHA Moore and Smalley delivered the Easter eggs to the Preston Salvation […]

10 months ago
42,000 hot meals and 130,000 bags of shopping delivered – Preston community group celebrates its first birthday

Preston Here For Humanity birthday cakes Community group Preston Here For Humanity has celebrated one year of helping vulnerable people. Since it began, the group has delivered over 42,000 hot meals and 130,000 bags of shopping to […]

10 months ago
Cottam brothers inspiring the community with their litter picking mission

Fred and Ron Walmsley litter picking Two brothers from Cottam are inspiring the local community with their dedication to litter picking. Fred and Ron Walmsley, aged six and four, started litter picking after noticing the huge […]

10 months ago
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