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The Penwortham man encouraging others to open up about their mental health

Alex Fletcher A Penwortham man who suffers from stress and anxiety is reaching out to others to let them know that they are not alone.   Alex Fletcher is making it his mission […]

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
Sir Lindsay Hoyle visits Lancashire Resilience Hub to mark pandemic achievements

Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle has visited a local mental health hub to celebrate its achievements during the pandemic. On Friday 11 March, the Chorley MP […]

3 months ago
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, […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Study shows Preston has some of the least sunlight hours in winter in the UK

Sunrise over the city as the government brings in tough new quarantine rules for international travel from 33 countries Pic: Tony Worrall A study analysed over 425 weather stations across the UK has found Preston to be one of the most naturally unhappy places, with some of the lowest predicted hours of […]

5 months ago
Watch as Fulwood students shares his walks round Preston

Ali Shahriar from Fulwood has taken up filming his walks around Preston to share the joy a simple walk can give. Before Christmas Ali headed out into Preston for a […]

5 months ago
Lancashire Mind receive donation of hampers to help those in need

Lancashire Mind are set to benefit from a year’s supply of home starter hampers thanks to a donation from SPAR. The donation of hampers will provide a helping hand to […]

6 months ago
In Pictures: ‘Life-changing’ UCLan exhibition focuses on mental health

A creative project involving University of Central (UCLan) students and mental health service users has been hailed a success after participants described it as ‘life-changing.’ The ‘Being Human’ exhibition at […]

6 months ago
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