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Ashton charity marks ten years of helping people with eating disorders

Shelley Perry An Ashton-based not-for-profit organisation is marking a decade of helping people with eating disorders and mental health. S.E.E.D. was founded in 2010 by mental health nurse Shelley Perry following her […]

9 months ago
Mum hikes 60 miles carrying baby daughter to raise funds for Ashton-based children’s mental health charity

Rebecca Pukiello is hiking 60 miles over a series of walks carrying her 22-month-old daughter to raise funds for a children’s mental health charity. The Ashton-based Butterfly and Phoenix Project, […]

9 months ago
Leyland man rounding off 250km in Movember with Preston Guild Wheel circuit

Bob Flood A Movember ambassador from Leyland will walk Preston Guild Wheel to bring his total distance covered this month to 250km. Bob Flood set out to complete 200km as part of […]

10 months ago
Preston branch of Andy’s Man Club is launching to give men a space to talk

Men around the country have benefitted from the talking groups Pic: Andy's Man Club A Preston branch of Andy’s Man Club is launching. The talking group for men, which has 28 branches around the UK, was started in Yorkshire by the friends of Andy […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘I wore a mask’ – one Leyland man’s journey to opening up about mental health

Bob Flood with a giant Movember moustache A Leyland man is speaking out about his struggles with mental health. Husband and father-of-three Bob Flood says opening up to family and friends has helped him manage his anxiety […]

12 months ago
Hoghton mum quits teaching to make a difference to parent and baby wellbeing

Jacqueline Winslow A mum from Hoghton is starting a new baby massage venture after deciding to quit her teaching job during maternity leave. Former primary school teacher Jacqueline Winslow has launched Zen […]

12 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
Preston filmmaker documents athlete’s 24-hour bike ride for CALM

The film documents Benjamin's life and charity journey. Pic: Garth Dew/Ride for 24 Preston-based videographer and filmmaker, Garth Dew, has released a short film which documents why his long-time friend, endurance athlete Benjamin Anthony, undertook a gruelling 24-hour indoor bike ride. With coronavirus […]

1 year ago
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