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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‚Äôs 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 […]

1 year ago
Longridge Rotary Group launches bike raffle for Prostate Cancer charity

Rotary Group of Longridge and North Preston cycling sportive. Pic: Epic Events The Rotary Group of Longridge and North Preston are currently hosting a fundraising raffle to raise money for the Prostate Cancer Charity. Each year, the Rotary group hosts a number […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement The People’s Friend calls on Preston’s knitting community to join loneliness campaign

Knitter's can send a triangle of knitted bunting to support the campaign Preston’s knitters are being asked to help people that continue to be isolated across the country. Lockdown has lifted and the nation is adapting to a new normal, but a […]

1 year ago
Penwortham man cycling over 100 miles to raise money for Baby Beat

David on his bike A Penwortham man is planning to cycle over 100 miles in under 12 hours to raise money for Baby Beat. David Rose has recently completed a challenge climbing 4,000 flights […]

1 year ago
Neonatal unit’s Phil has head shaved for Preston cancer charity

Braving the shave A neonatal advanced nurse practitioner from the Royal Preston Hospital has had his head shaved to raise over ¬£1,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Phil Parsons, 36, decided to raise money […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble cancer charity looking for help

The Macmillan¬†Preston and South Ribble¬†Fundraising Committee helps to fund Macmillan nurses and other health professionals. It also supports people living with cancer at a time where it is needed the […]

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