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UCLan twins with Ukrainian university

UCLan's Student Centre and University Square The University of Central Lancashire has pledged its support to help the people of Ukraine by twinning with a Ukrainian university. UCLan has agreed to be one of the UK […]

1 month ago
Longridge and North Preston Rotary brings back 100-mile cycle challenge

The Longridge and North Preston Rotary are holding their sixth charity cycling sportive for local causes. Last year the rotary raised £3,000 for Prostate Cancer Research and hope to hold […]

2 months ago
Preston car dealership employees raise thousands for cancer charity in memory of dearly-missed colleague

Bowker Motor Group colleagues at Whernside More than 20 car dealership employees have completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in memory of a much-loved colleague. Staff at Bowker Motor Group, which has a dealership near Preston […]

2 months ago
New Longton community turns out to support Post Office couple who received homophobic abuse

Pride Rally at New Longton Post Office New Longton residents turned out in force to support a couple who run the local Post Office, after they were subjected to homophobic abuse. The couple, Nathan Jones and Daniel […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood Barracks ceremony sees medals awarded on behalf of Queen

Over 50 personnel from the British army awarded special medals A ceremony has taken place in Preston to award HM the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee medals to over 50 personnel from the British Army’s Headquarters North West.  The medal was granted […]

2 months ago
Deaf Preston trombonist makes National Youth Concert Band

15-year-old Daniel Regan has joined the National Youth Concert Band (NYCB) thanks to his talent with the trombone. Daniel, from Preston, was born deaf in one ear, which wasn’t identified […]

2 months ago
Penwortham neighbours Norma and Margaret raise funds for Rosemere with drive sale

Norma and Margaret's drive sale for Rosemere Penwortham friends and neighbours Norma Blackburn and Margaret Dunn are a ‘driving’ force when it comes to helping charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation. They have just raised £838.72 hosting a drive […]

2 months ago
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity’s Children’s Appeal puts a twist on National Superhero day

Children ward staff at RPH power up in Superhero costume This month adults, children and little toddlers across Preston all found the superhero inside of themselves to raise money for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity’s Children’s Appeal. They harnessed the power […]

2 months ago
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