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Preston boy’s hair-raising challenge raises £1,300 to support veterans

Jayden after the haircut An 11-year-old Preston boy who had grown his hair 13 inches long has had it cut off to raise more than £1,300 to support veterans. Jayden Dudley wanted to raise […]

4 months ago
Preston and Lancashire veterans take on 10 million step challenge

Dozens of former Preston and Lancashire soldiers and families are starting a massive hike today (Saturday 1 May) to raise money for local charities. The veterans, all former members of […]

5 months ago
Signed Preston North End poppy shirt set to raise funds for veterans

A poppy shirt signed by the Preston North End squad is being auctioned to raise funds for Broughton House Veteran Care Village, the north west home for ex-servicemen and women. […]

10 months ago
Fulwood veteran gets surprise visit from the Prime Minister on the 75th anniversary of VE Day

A centenarian from Fulwood had a surprise visit from Boris Johnson on VE Day. Speaking on a live video link, the prime minister thanked Ernie Horsfall, 102, for his efforts […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ashton Park’s Dig In is setting the way to achieve a new dream

  Over the last few weeks the Community Interest Company Dig In, which runs the walled garden in Ashton Park, has seen a hive of industry with various parties coming […]

7 years ago
68th Anniversary of VJ Day at Preston Cemetery War Memorial

On Thursday morning at 10.30am the Preston and District Veterans Council gathered at the Preston Cemetery War Memorial to commemorate the 68th anniversary of VJ Day (Victory over Japan Day). […]

8 years ago
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