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Lea girl aged 4 runs for 100 minutes to raise funds in honour of classmate with Leukaemia

Arla Faulkner A four-year-old Lea girl has completed a 100-minute running challenge in honour of her friend who has cancer. Arla Faulkner smashed her £50 target to raise £450 for Milly’s Smiles, […]

3 years ago
Preston boy’s hair-raising challenge raises £1,300 to support veterans

Jayden after the haircut An 11-year-old Preston boy who had grown his hair 13 inches long has had it cut off to raise more than £1,300 to support veterans. Jayden Dudley wanted to raise […]

3 years ago
Cottam entrepreneurs clean up at awards after one year of business

James and Rob with their award A pair of entrepreneurs from Cottam have won an award just 12 months after starting out in business. James and Rob Harrison recently won a Prestige Award with their firm […]

3 years ago
Colleagues at Preston firm completed fast together during Ramadan to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice

Colleagues at a Preston firm pushed themselves to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice as they collectively fasted for a full day during Ramadan. Staff and contractors across IN4.0 Group […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston North End Community and Education Trust receive Coronavirus City Hero Award

Preston North End Community and Education Trust has been awarded a Coronavirus Pandemic City Hero Award by the Mayor of Preston David Borrow. The Mayor presented a certificate to the […]

3 years ago
1,000 packs of sweets delivered to Deepdale residents to celebrate Eid

Sweet deliveries for Eid Pic: PNECET Preston North End Community and Education Trust has delivered 1,000 packs of sweets to Deepdale residents as part of this year’s Eid celebrations. Mayor of Preston Councillor David Borrow helped […]

3 years ago
Preston restaurants and bars excited to welcome people back on 17 May

Venues across Preston are about to join retail colleagues in re-opening their doors for indoor custom. Over 50 venues across the city centre will reopen from Monday, 17 May, welcoming […]

3 years ago
Preston Hindu temple volunteers cycle Guild Wheel for India’s Covid crisis

On Saturday, 8 May, volunteers from BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Preston participated in the Preston Guild Wheel Cycle Challenge. They covered a distance of over 33km to raise much-needed funds […]

3 years ago
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