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Unemployed over 50’s across Preston invited to four-week programme to help with mental health and job prospects

Lancashire Mind, the mental health charity, has launched a new self-development course for residents within the Preston area who are over 50 and currently unemployed. The free four-week programme aims […]

3 weeks ago
Photos of Preston and beyond wanted for new Love from Lancashire calendar

Competition entry of the sunset from Beacon Fell Pic: Frazer Faulkner Mental health charity¬†Lancashire¬†Mind is relaunching its¬†Love¬†from¬†Lancashire¬†photography competition. Last year’s competition saw various Preston and South Ribble locations featuring in the calendar, which celebrates the beauty and diversity of Lancashire and the effect […]

4 months ago
Help Pax the Panda get back to Penwortham in new fitness initiative

A new fundraising initiative is launching in Penwortham for the New Year. Penwortham Run Fest is aiming to raise money and also help people get fit and healthy by going […]

9 months ago
Preston joins Orange Button Community Scheme to support suicide prevention

The orange button is worn by people with suicide prevention training A partnership of NHS and voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise groups in Lancashire and South Cumbria has come together to launch The Orange Button Community Scheme of World Suicide […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Colleagues in Ashton-on-Ribble raise money for Lancashire Mind charity

Staff at Co-op Funeralcare in Ashton-on-Ribble took part in a sponsored cycle event Team members at Co-op Funeralcare in Ashton-on-Ribble completed a 12-hour bike ride from inside the funeral home to raise funds for people living with mental illnesses. Four colleagues took turns […]

1 year ago
Preston beauty spots to star in new Love from Lancashire charity calendar

The winning photo of Hoghton Bottoms Pic: Shafiq Khan Beauty spots from around Preston and South Ribble are set to feature in a new Love from Lancashire calendar. Mental health charity Lancashire Mind decided to create the calendar after […]

1 year ago
New Longton man’s 25 day 25 push up challenge with a difference

Mark on the second day of his challenge. A man from New Longton has completed the social media 25 push ups for 25 days challenge in an inventive way, raising money for Lancashire Mind. Mark Watson decided to […]

1 year ago
Preston men encouraged to prioritise mental health this Men’s Health Week

Those needing help are being urged to call a mental health helpline Pic: David Goehring Mental¬†health¬†charity Lancashire Mind¬†is¬†encouraging¬†men in Preston and beyond to¬†prioritise¬†their¬†mental¬†health¬†this¬†Men‚Äôs¬†Health¬†Week. In England around one in eight men have a common mental health problem and suicide represents the largest cause of death for […]

1 year ago
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