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Royal Preston Hospital manager scales Mount Snowdon for Children’s Appeal

A Royal Preston Hospital manager has scaled Mount Snowdon to raise funds for the Children’s Appeal. Children’s ward manager Leanne Ratcliffe reached the summit of Mount Snowdon at the weekend, […]

11 months ago
Formerly homeless Prestonian completes Guild Wheel walk for charity who helped her get back on her feet

A formerly homeless woman from Preston is appealing for sponsorship for her 21-mile Guild Wheel walk, which was organised to raise funds for a local charity that helped her out […]

11 months ago
Three Preston organisations amongst winners at Radio Lancashire’s Make a Difference Awards

Three Preston organisations have won awards at BBC Radio Lancashire’s Make a Difference Awards. JJeffect won the Education Award, Let’s Grow Preston won the Community Project of the Year Award, and […]

11 months ago
Gavin Renshaw’s first Paint Preston mural spotted on Boltons Court

The first Paint Preston mural has appeared on the side of T. Snape Printers and Co on Boltons Court. Created by artist Gavin Renshaw as part of a new street […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Last Suppers photography exhibition captures life in Preston’s traditional pubs and social clubs

For the past few years, a local photographer has been documenting life in Preston’s traditional pubs and social clubs. The resulting images have just gone on display in The Harris […]

11 months ago
Runners prepare for City of Preston 10k race as countdown begins

Preston 10k runners Runners are preparing for the SPAR City of Preston 10k race following the beginning of the two-week countdown last Sunday. Organised by the Running Bee Foundation and sponsored by SPAR, […]

11 months ago
‘Dance for health’ helps those in Preston with Parkinson’s

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) dance students are limbering up in preparation to resume a popular weekly dance class. The class teaches local people living with Parkinson’s how to dance. […]

11 months ago
Mental health professionals cover 168 laps of Preston Docks to raise awareness and funds

Mental Health Miles walkers A group of mental health professionals have covered 168 laps of Preston Docks in a bid to raise awareness and funds for local support networks. The group, who mostly work […]

11 months ago
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