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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 City Egg And Spoon Race 2012 Deepdale

Preston's 2012 Guild Egg and Spoon Race

Preston’s 2012 Guild Egg and Spoon race took place in the centre of the city on the 21st of February 2012.  It was organised by Preston City Council and St George’s Shopping Centre and was to promote Preston’s Egg Rolling day on the 9 April 2012. The Egg Rolling fair is an annual event and is [...]

Moor Nook residents go back to nature Ribbleton


Moor Nook Estate Management Board (EMB) is at the heart of the Moor Nook Estate in Ribbleton. Over the last year or two, residents have worked with the EMB and the Lancashire Wildlife Trust to start a community allotment and to turn the area surrounding Ribbleton Library into an award-winning garden. But this is just [...]

American football club in Deepdale Deepdale

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Young people in Preston have a number of different opportunities to get involved in sport – and if American football is your thing, then Deepdale is where you want to be. The Preston Panthers football club train in Moor Poor every Saturday from 11am and they are now recruiting. We caught up with Stephen Lythgoe, [...]

RSPCA Preston Ribbleton

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Ribbleton is home to the Preston branch of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA).  They take in and care for dogs, cats and rabbits with the aim of re-homing each animal through their adoption programme. We wanted to know more about adoption, fostering and the services they offer the community, [...]

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