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Preston therapy dog Jasper visits House of Lords to receive honour

Preston therapy dog Jasper the cockapoo has received an International Fund for Animal Welfare award. Jasper, 6, and owner David Anderson visited the House of Lords on Tuesday 12 October, […]

10 months ago
The important role this Ashton girl plays with her foster siblings

Pete, Lisa, Courtney and JJ Price October is the Fostering Network’s national Sons and Daughters month. The campaign celebrates the important role that birth children play in welcoming fostered children into their families.  18-year-old Courtney Price […]

10 months ago
Family of dad recovering in Royal Preston Hospital thank man for saving his life on the train

The family of a man who suffered a cardiac event on a train in Preston have thanked the man who used CPR to save his life. In a Facebook post, […]

10 months ago
‘I made it!’ Lea cancer fighter’s joy at three year remission milestone

Roisin Pelan A Lea woman with metastatic breast cancer is celebrating her three year remission milestone. Roisín Pelan said the moment ‘wasn’t even something I could have dreamed of’ when she received […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Organiser of City of Preston Road Race donates over £2,000 to Rosemere

The organiser of this summer’s record-breaking City of Preston Road Race, Michael Brennand has presented official race charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation with a race donation of £2,100. Michael also announced […]

10 months ago
Preston man planning Blackpool walk to honour Preston North End superfan dad

A Preston man walking to Blackpool ahead of an upcoming football match will raise funds for the hospital that saved his dad’s life. On 23 October, Stuart Bamber will walk […]

11 months ago
In pictures: The Mayor of Preston’s Covid thank you torchlight parade and fireworks

The parade finished by the Bus Station Pic: Michael Porter Photography Preston was lit up last night for Mayor of Preston’s Covid thank you torchlight parade and fireworks. The event, which was also the grand finale of the Lancashire Encounter festival, […]

11 months ago
Preston North End worker to run London Marathon for Macmillan

A Preston North End worker is gearing up to take on the London Marathon for Macmillan Cancer Support. Rebecca Robertson, Preston North End Community and Education Trust’s Head of Community […]

11 months ago
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