Coffee, Cake and Craft event in Leyland to combat loneliness and isolation

Fox Lane Sports and Social Club Pic: Google South Ribble Borough Council and Fox Lane Sports and Social Club will be hosting their third Coffee, Cake and Craft event in the new year. The event aims to bring […]

5 months ago
Health bosses urging Prestonians to look out for their loved ones who may be lonely this winter

Health bosses across Preston and Lancashire are urging people to look out for their relatives, friends or neighbours who are on their own this winter. Social isolation during the pandemic […]

6 months ago
Cards for Kindness to be distributed to those in care homes across Preston and Lancashire

A heart-warming winter campaign encouraging people to send Christmas cards to residents in local care homes launches today (Wednesday December 1). Cards for Kindness, now in its fourth year, aims […]

6 months ago
Passionate Longridge artist combats lockdown loneliness through virtual creative sessions

Rachel Phoenix Paint the Dog Yellow, a new art-therapy group set up by portrait artist Rachel Phoenix, encourages it’s members to de-stress and design as they relieve negative feelings weekly through the […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Send a card to a Preston care home to help tackle loneliness during the pandemic

Old person's hands A campaign is underway to tackle loneliness among care home residents during the coronavirus outbreak. The campaign, the latest version of the popular Cards for Kindness initiative, is asking people to send a card, […]

2 years ago
The coffee shop working to banish loneliness in Penwortham

BonBons customer Kathleen Brocklehurst A number of coffee shops in Preston and South Ribble have been fighting loneliness in their communities by joining the award-winning Chatty Cafe Scheme. BonBons Coffee Bar in Penwortham, owned […]

2 years ago
Sporting Memories helping Preston people living with dementia and loneliness

Sporting Memories participants at PNE's home Deepdale Stadium A programme that uses the power of sport to support older people living with dementia, depression or loneliness is starting at Deepdale. Sporting Memories sessions will take place weekly at […]

2 years ago
Festive spirits raised at Leyland Christmas party for isolated older people

A partygoer being welcomed by the team More than 50 people who use Lancashire County Council’s adult care services celebrated Christmas early with a special party.  The party was for older people who are at risk of […]

2 years ago
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