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Free meals for Preston’s children in last week of homeschooling

Preparing hot food deliveries Pic: Preston Here for Humanity Two local community groups are ensuring children are ready to get back to school by delivering free hot meals during the last week of homeschooling. Preston Here For Humanity and […]

2 months ago
Supportive co-workers secretly fundraising for Rosemere as friend begins chemo

Staff at Leyland based pet supplies company have been fundraising for Rosemere Cancer Foundation in support of their colleague and friend. R & E Bamford Ltd organised a birthday surprise […]

2 months ago
Preston businessman set to run a mile for 365 consecutive days in aid of Lancashire Mind

A Preston businessman has set himself a goal to run at least one mile per day for 365 days to raise funds for Lancashire Mind. Daniel Fisher has set out […]

2 months ago
Recycling Lives in Preston desperately need volunteers to help with pandemic efforts

A charity which tripled its output to respond to the growing demanding during the Covid-19 pandemic is appealing for volunteers to supports the vital work they do. Recycling Lives Charity […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Vulnerable families in Deepdale to receive food hampers during February half-term

Vulnerable families across Deepdale are set to benefit from food hampers, delivered by Preston North End and Preston North End Community and Education Trust. The parcels will be delivered during […]

2 months ago
Preston woman urging South Asian communities to have Covid-19 vaccination

Neetal Parekh South Asian communities in Preston are being encouraged to get the Covid-19 vaccine. A series of videos has been made in a variety of languages to try to break down […]

2 months ago
UCLan students lead UK fundraiser to help families of healthcare workers who have died from Covid-19

A mural at the Northern Way pub about coronavirus Pic: Tony Worrall Two University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) medical students are leading a national fundraiser to help the families of healthcare workers who have died from Covid-19. Sai Pillarisetti and Mustafa Boorenie […]

3 months ago
Cottam community shows generosity by donating items to those less fortunate

Cottam residents have been displaying their generosity by donating needed items in baskets at Cottam Community Centre. Trevor Hart leaves two containers outside the front door of the centre, and […]

3 months ago
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