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UCLan psychologist’s ‘Science of Superheroes’ guide to boost children’s wellbeing

A UCLan psychologist has joined up with a mental health trust to write a superhero-themed wellbeing guide for older children and young adults. Following the successful Unmasked: The Science of Superheroes, […]

5 months ago
Preston boy celebrates ninth birthday with hair-cutting fundraiser

A nine-year-old Preston boy who cut his hair for charity has raised £800 for two worthy causes. Toby Parkinson had his long hair cut, the first since he was a […]

7 months ago
Royal Preston Hospital manager scales Mount Snowdon for Children’s Appeal

A Royal Preston Hospital manager has scaled Mount Snowdon to raise funds for the Children’s Appeal. Children’s ward manager Leanne Ratcliffe reached the summit of Mount Snowdon at the weekend, […]

9 months ago
Health experts say Preston and Lancashire parents need to be aware of children’s respiratory illnesses

Health experts have urged parents and carers in Lancashire and South Cumbria to be aware of the signs of children’s respiratory illnesses. Respiratory illnesses, including colds and Respiratory Syncytial Virus […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston mum revives local branch of the National Childbirth Trust

Anna Sky Hulton, NCT Preston Branch Coordinator. Pic: NCT Preston A Preston mum has revived the local branch of the National Childbirth Trust (NCT). Anna Sky Hulton, along with several other Preston-based volunteers, has reestablished NCT Preston, which is part […]

12 months ago
Mum hikes 60 miles carrying baby daughter to raise funds for Ashton-based children’s mental health charity

Rebecca Pukiello is hiking 60 miles over a series of walks carrying her 22-month-old daughter to raise funds for a children’s mental health charity. The Ashton-based Butterfly and Phoenix Project, […]

2 years ago
Scouts campaign to combat childhood obesity

Scouts The Scouts have announced their partnership with Flip Out with a goal to combat childhood obesity and promoting mental health well-being.   The partnership means that sleepovers and group bookings at […]

2 years ago
‘End of Treatment’ bell rings out on the children’s ward in Preston

Children who have completed treatment at Royal Preston Hospital will be able to celebrate the milestone by ringing a new ‘end of treatment’ bell. The bell was donated by two […]

3 years ago
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