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Preston train manager sews thousands of items for NHS workers

A Train Manager at Avanti West Coast has revived her skills from a previous career to produce more than 1,000 scrubs and accessories for NHS workers in Lancashire during the […]

2 weeks ago
Government grant helps council support vulnerable residents in Preston

Five pound note and pound coins As part of its response to COVID-19, the Government has provided local authorities in England with new grant funding to support economically vulnerable people and households in their local area. […]

2 weeks ago
Emergency dental hub opens in Preston to help NHS cope with demand

UCLan's COVID-19 dental hub The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will assist the NHS with emergency dental treatment for patients in Lancashire during the COVID-19 pandemic. Working closely with the NHS and FMCS Emergency […]

2 weeks ago
Prestonians some of the ‘least excited’ to get back to the gym

Man at gym Prestonians don’t seem to be ready to get back on the treadmills just yet, as a new report says the city is one of the least excited to return to […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Royal Preston Hospital announces Oncology Ward refurbishment contractor

One of the proposed rooms in the ward Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has awarded a contract to refurbish the Ribblesdale Oncology Ward at Royal Preston Hospital to Interserve Construction. The international support services, construction and equipment group Interserve Group […]

3 weeks ago
Preston high street recovering post-lockdown

Queues outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre and Primark Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s high street is performing better than Manchester and Liverpool during post-lockdown recovery, according to a new report. The Centre for Cities ‘High Street Recovery Tracker’, compiled using anonymised mobile […]

3 weeks ago
Northern train services set to increase around Preston

An increasingly rare sight, a Northern train leaving Preston Railway Station Pic: Ian Simpson More Northern trains will start running between Preston and Blackpool South from tomorrow (Monday 20 July). Since the start of lockdown, services have started to increase but next week is […]

3 weeks ago
UCLan’s Chamber Choir members reunite to raise money for NHS

University Chamber Choir alumni hit high notes for NHS Charities Former music theatre graduates from the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) award-winning Chamber Choir have come together to record a special version of a graduation anthem in an effort to raise money […]

3 weeks ago
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