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Savick man to walk 188 miles in memory of family member who died from Covid-19

Andy and Chris A Savick man is gearing up to walk 188 miles in memory of a family member who sadly died from Covid-19. Chris Evans will cover the distance from Mold in […]

1 year ago
National Lottery winners bring joy to hundreds of elderly and vulnerable people in Bamber Bridge

A team of creative National Lottery winners have been putting their skills to good use during the latest lockdown – making and painting dozens of beautiful bird boxes for Age […]

1 year ago
Clayton-le-Woods woman completes a year of daily runs while spreading messages of love and hope

Ramona and the You Are Not Alone hearts A Clayton-le-Woods woman who has run at least 5km every day for the past year has been praised by the local community for spreading love and hope throughout the challenge. […]

1 year ago
Easter egg hunt spreading smiles across Preston

A succesful Easter egg hunter A city-wide Easter egg hunt is under way. Chocolate eggs have been hidden far and wide from Ashton-on-Ribble to Longridge, with some even placed in the back seats of taxis […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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, […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
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