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Leyland mum designs IVF support cards after undergoing fertility treatment

Laura Lonsdale and baby Penelope A Leyland mum has designed a series of greeting cards aimed at people undergoing fertility treatment. Laura Lonsdale was inspired to start Laura Lonsdale Designs after struggling through IVF treatment […]

3 years ago
Passionate Longridge artist combats lockdown loneliness through virtual creative sessions

Rachel Phoenix Paint the Dog Yellow, a new art-therapy group set up by portrait artist Rachel Phoenix, encourages it’s members to de-stress and design as they relieve negative feelings weekly through the […]

3 years ago
JJ Effect Youth Club get running to raise money for young cancer patients life-saving treatment

Byron, Dan and Kim Fletcher with children from the JJ Effect youth group. The JJ Effect CIC have rallied their youth club kids together to run for 24 hours non-stop in efforts to raise as much as they can for Kim Fletcher who […]

3 years ago
Lancashire Volunteer Partnership contribute over 20,000 hours to the NHS Vaccination Programme

Lancashire Volunteer Partnership (LVP) have been praised for their work on providing volunteer marshals for the vaccination programme in Lancashire and South Cumbria. LVP have been working in partnership with […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Entrepreneurial five year old sets up toy stall in Penwortham for Rosemere

With specialist toy shops all closed, five-year-old Sadie Hiscock spotted a gap in the market and set out a stall at the front of her Penwortham home. She set up […]

3 years ago
The JJ Effect youth club are undertaking a 24-hour challenge to raise money for cancer patient

Byron Highton The JJ effect CIC have rallied together to hose two events to raise money for Kim Fletcher, who is battling cancer. The aim is raise as much money as possible […]

3 years ago
Best friend duo walk Guild Wheel in under seven hours for Rosemere

Last week we reported that a best friend duo were walking the Guild Wheel over the weekend. Jenna Culshaw and Emma Bradley hoped to complete the full wheel in eight […]

3 years ago
Preston developer auctions ‘Little Tikes’ car for hospice

A unique car is going under the auction hammer to raise money for Lancashire children’s hospice Derian House. The 2003 Smart Car was painstakingly hand-painted by Preston-based Kingswood Homes’ managing […]

3 years ago
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