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Ukrainian nationals settling into life in Preston and Lancashire

Ukrainian nationals are starting to settle into life in Preston and Lancashire following a massive collective effort from the county. Lancashire County Council has been working with district councils, the […]

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Cancer affected UCLan students attempt world record

L-R: James Baker, Dan Callaghan and John Darwen Two UCLan students are attempting to break a world record and raise funds for charities very close to their hearts. Second year BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy students John Darwen and […]

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Penwortham Girls’ High School awarded Lancashire Equality Mark

Penwortham Girls High School's Mrs Cattanach‚Äôs Buddy Groups recording a podcast Penwortham Girls’ High School has been awarded the full Lancashire Equality Mark. The secondary school is the first in Lancashire to achieve the award, which is given to schools that […]

2 months ago
UCLan’s breathtaking SUN exhibition lights up European museum

SUN, an awe-inspiring 3D recreation of the Sun created by public artist Alex Rinsler and Professor Robert Walsh, professor of astrophysics at UCLan, has made its European debut at the Royal […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Longridge engineer raises over £1,000 for Rosemere after boss throws down weekend cycle challenge

A Longridge engineer has raised over ¬£1,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation by taking on a huge challenge. 36-year-old Lee Sanderson was given the challenge by his boss Daniel Hall at […]

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Preston North End providing free sanitary products at Deepdale to help combat period poverty

PNE will be providing free sanitary products at its stadium Pic: Ian Robinson / Preston North End Preston North End and Preston North End Community and Education Trust have partnered with Citron Hygiene to offer free sanitary pads and tampons at Deepdale. A vending solution will be […]

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Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner receives MBE for charitable work in Preston and beyond

Lancashire‚Äôs Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Andy Pratt has received an MBE from Lord Shuttleworth during an investiture at Lancaster Castle. The honour recognises Andy’s charitable and community work, especially […]

2 months ago
In Pictures: Rosemere’s Walk in the Dark returns after two years

Rosemere Cancer Foundation‚Äôs Walk in the Dark took place on Saturday 23 April after a Covid-enforced two year hiatus. It was the 14th Walk in the Dark and the sixth sponsored […]

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