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The Preston women breaking the stigma around Crohn’s and colitis this World IBD Day

Victoria Danson and Kelly Bracewell hosting stoma workshop Two women are working to break the stigma and improve lives this World Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day. World IBD Day takes place on 19 May each year, and unites people in […]

1 month ago
Three places left for Preston charity’s cold water swimming challenge

Lucy Clark Cold water swimming fans have a last gasp opportunity to guarantee themselves a place in next month’s Great North Swim and make a splash for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation […]

1 month ago
Preston woman raising funds for cat rescue charity with daring 15,000ft sky dive

Wendy Cavanagh and one of her foster kittens A Preston woman is raising money for a cat rescue charity with a daring 15,000 ft skydive later this year. Wendy Cavanagh from Calder Vale began her journey with East […]

1 month ago
Ribbleton van workshop supplies armoured truck to help Ukraine aid effort

The armoured truck supplied to Ukraine A Ribbleton-based vehicle specialist company has supplied a heavy duty armoured truck to deliver aid into Ukraine. Fleet Service Limited refurbished the converted Mercedes Actross and loaded it up with […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston hair brand unveils its new faces

Adult winner - Nikita Best Preston-based hair product range FYC has unveiled the winners of its ‘Face of FYC’ competition, hosted in association with Boss Model Management. The competition took place to find young people […]

1 month ago
Winckley Square firm donates laptops to help people get online

Karen Morris, Graham Gordon and Ram Gupta Winckley Square accountancy and business advisory firm MHA Moore and Smalley has made a donation of 30 laptops to people suffering hardship across Lancashire. The company will donate the devices […]

1 month ago
Fulwood woman’s loved ones set up foundation for suicide prevention in young people

Mary O'Gara Loved ones of Fulwood woman Mary O’Gara have set up a non-profit organisation in her memory. The Mary O’Gara Foundation is dedicated to suicide prevention in young people. Since Mary’s […]

1 month ago
Preston dragon boat duo to paddle for Great Britain

Ian Carrie and Tony Dickson in their Team GB kit Two University of Central Lancashire staff have paddled their way into a national sports team. Ian Carrie and Tony Dickson have been selected to represent Great Britain in the Senior […]

2 months ago
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