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Lancashire County Council urges residents to walk and cycle under new initiative

A cyclist in Avenham Park Pic: Paul Melling A new council initiative to boost physical activity aims to increase the number of Lancashire residents walking and cycling by 10 per cent. Lancashire County Council and Blackpool Council have […]

2 months ago
Fulwood’s Baby Beat invites residents to join Morecambe Bay charity walk

A neonatal and maternity charity has invited residents to join the Cross Bay Walk to celebrate the NHS’ 74th birthday. Baby Beat in Fulwood has offered a limited number of places […]

2 months ago
Eligible Preston and Lancashire residents urged to get Covid Spring booster jab

The NHS has urged Lancashire care home residents, people aged 75 and over and the immunosuppressed aged 12 and over to get their booster jabs this spring. Under new advice […]

2 months ago
St Catherine’s Hospice secures research partnership with top Lancashire academics

A local charity has united with leading county academics to create an in-house research subcommittee. Lostock Hall’s St Catherine’s Hospice seeks to become a research-leading hospice, with innovative work steered […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood Library launches monthly walking group

Fulwood Library in Garstang Road Pic: Google Fulwood Library last month launched a new monthly walking group for local residents. The library, located on Garstang Road, Fulwood, has created the group following the success of the Fulwood […]

2 months ago
Lancashire County Council urges vigilance as Covid infections surge

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling The county council has urged residents to be vigilant after Covid-19 infections rose by 80 per cent across all age groups in March. Between 5 and 11 March in the Lancashire […]

2 months ago
Former Preston North End footballer opens up about the dangers of gambling

Clarke Carlisle was born in Preston in 1975 and started his career at Blackpool Pic: The FA An ex-Premier League footballer has spoken about his relationship with gambling in a bid to help others deal with similar problems. Former Blackpool, Burnley and Preston North End player Clarke […]

2 months ago
Preston man writes short stories during recovery from stroke

A Preston man has written his first book following a major operation to remove a cyst from his brain. Paul Walmsley, who underwent his operation at Royal Preston Hospital, then […]

3 months ago
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