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Brock man creates fundraising journey while in cancer treatment

People diagnosed with cancer often describe their path to wellness as a ‘treatment journey’ but Colin Holmes from Brock, near Garstang has gone a step further by making his personal […]

1 year ago
Neonatal and maternity charity Baby Beat to benefit from autumn wardrobe clear outs

Cash4Clothes in Preston has teamed up with local neonatal and maternity charity Baby Beat Cash4Clothes in Preston has teamed up with local neonatal and maternity charity Baby Beat to help raise funds with an ‘Autumn Clear Out’ campaign which will run throughout October. Residents […]

1 year ago
Royal Preston Hospital staff bare all to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Centre

Physios posing for the charity calendar A charity calendar created by the Plastic Surgery & Burns Department at Royal Preston Hospital has raised £3,972 for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The ‘Burns & Plastics Beauties 2020’ calendar […]

1 year ago
Preston schoolboy raises thousands for cancer charity

Summer might have meant staying put for Preston schoolboy Lewis Simpson, but that didn’t stop him from staying still. The sporty 12-year-old used his holiday from Kirkham Grammar School to […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man recalls how North West Air Ambulance saved his life

The air ambulance in Moor Park during Friday morning Pic: Annie Edmondson This National Air Ambulance Week (September 7– 13), the North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAAC) is raising awareness of the lifesaving impact its service has had on patient lives across […]

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Lostock Hall hospice chief bids farewell after 15 years of service

Pict: Chris Bull/ St Catherine's Hospice The chief executive of St Catherine’s Hospice is stepping down from his role as he retires at the end of this week. Stephen Greenhalgh has pioneered a range of improvements […]

1 year ago
Preston woman runs 200km to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Katrina celebrating at the end of one of her runs. A woman from Preston has completed a 200km challenge called Running Down Dementia. Katrina Taylor covered the distance from Preston to Coventry over 50 days to raise money for Alzheimer’s […]

1 year ago
Ribbleton project to receive over £28,000 in grants from BBC Children in Need

BBC Children in Need is currently funding 61 projects in Lancashire. Pic: BBC Children in Need BBC Children in Need has announced that it has awarded a new grant of £28,858 to a local project working with disadvantaged children and young people in Preston.  The funding will […]

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