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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week September 11 to 17

A view of Preston's skyline from Vernon Carus mill Pic: scrappyNW As Preston gears up for the City of Preston 10k, and with a bizarre fake news post involving the Sun Hotel appearing online, it’s safe to say the news has […]

1 week ago
Mental health professionals cover 168 laps of Preston Docks to raise awareness and funds

Mental Health Miles walkers A group of mental health professionals have covered 168 laps of Preston Docks in a bid to raise awareness and funds for local support networks. The group, who mostly work […]

2 weeks ago
Former PNE defender Clarke Carlisle speaks out on World Suicide Prevention Day

Former Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle is making an emotional appeal for people to ‘keep talking’ in a bid to stop men from taking their own lives. The 41-year-old is […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Wellfest to mark Suicide Prevention Day at Preston Bus Station

Inside Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall Friday, 10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day, and the theme this year is ‘Creating Hope Through Action.’ Preston Wellfest will be holding an event from 11am-3pm on Friday 10 […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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
Preston Samaritans appeal for support following difficult year for fundraising

The Preston Samaritans have appealed for public support following a difficult 17 months under lockdown. The charity has been unable to complete its usual fundraising activities, impacting its ability to […]

2 months ago
Explore the 150-year history of Preston’s Whittingham Asylum thanks to two year project

The launch of Whittingham Lives new website is the legacy of a two-year arts and heritage project that explored the 150-year history of Whittingham Asylum in Preston. The project researched and critically […]

3 months ago
Preston’s Guild Lodge opens new barbershop for service users

Preston’s Guild Lodge mental health inpatient unit has opened a new barbershop for its service users. The shop was due to open before the pandemic, but it had to pause […]

3 months ago
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