Preston Articles

UCLan students fundraising swim Preston


On Saturday 18th February, students from the University of Central Lancashire alongside members of the community, took part in a charity swim to raise much needed funds for local childrens hospital, Derian House. Speak Up Preston’s Mike Allen went along to find out more…

Eating Disorders – recovery help from SEED & Breathe Preston


Individuals facing difficulties with eating disorders need not suffer alone and in silence. Preston-based charity, SEED, offers help and support – and treatment is available from Breathe (also based in Preston). Moreover, recovery is possible. Gemma Turner explains in our video interview taken during February’s Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Visit the Breathe website at [...]

Preston’s Public Sector takes to the streets Preston

Protesters in Flag Market

On the 30 November 2011 the UK public sector went on strike in regards to public pensions. SpeakUpPreston’s Bugz went along to speak to those involved.

Nature 4 exhibition opens at the PR1 Gallery Preston

Arts Gallery Launch

A new exhibition entitles Nature 4 was launched at the PR1 gallery on Monday 31st October. It included many different types of art, including painting, sculptures and print, all created by service users in mental health secure services in Preston.