Rosemere Cancer Foundation in Preston welcomes new chairman Peter Mileham

The man who put the “Rosemere” into Rosemere Cancer Centre, has been appointed the foundation’s new chairman.
Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

A major frozen food producer is recalling packets of fish cakes over fears they could contain pieces of metal and plastic.
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) breaks The Guinness World Records Title for the worlds longest chain of paper hearts.

British Heart Foundation breaks world record of paper hearts

Well wishers and family members in Lancashire have helped The British Heart Foundation to smash a Guinness World Record for the longest chain of paper hearts as part of Heart Month.

Prescriptions for items such as paracetamol could be scrapped

Prescriptions for paracetamol may be scrapped as part of cash-saving NHS mission

Prescriptions for over-the-counter medicines such as paracetemol could be scrapped as part of a national cash-saving mission.

The Lions running community with their new defibrillator which is at the Golden Lion Pub, Higher Wheelton.
Pictured are Shelby Williams and Kevin Garvey - area sales manager for Cardiac Science

New defibrillator at The Golden Lion in Wheelton

A Chorley pub has been given a new defibrillator after winning a competition.

Galloways celebrating the start of its 150th year 12 months ago

Join Galloway's Society for the Blind in Penwortham for its 150 years celebration

Sight loss charity, Galloway’s Society for the Blind, is marking the culmination of its 150th year with a big party for the community.

Copa Fizzs Gillian Bartlett (left) and Rosemere Cancer Foundations central area fundraising co-ordinator Rebecca Hall by a vat of the Copa Fizz Rosemere Gin

Gin, gin! Drink up to help Rosemere in memory of New Longton mum Louise Finch

Gin lovers can raise a toast in honour of a mum who lost her battle with cancer - whilst helping to boost funds for Rosemere’s 20 Years Anniversary Appeal.
Luke Carter is one of the children supported by Rainbow House in Mawdesley

Taylor Wimpey donates cash to Rainbow House in Mawdesley

A housing development company has gifted a Lancashire conductive education centre with a £500 donation towards its specialist services for children and young people with disabilities.
Last year's Workout-athon

Workout-athon for Rainbow House in Mawdesley at PNE ground

Are you ready for a workout to raise much needed funds for the children with disabilities?
Rowers taking part in the CRUK challenge

Take on the Great Row in Lancashire for Cancer Research UK

People in Lancashire are being challenged to row a marathon in March as part of an oar-some fund-raising effort for Cancer Research UK.

County Coun John Fillis

Eleventh hour bid to keep county's community transport services on the road

An eleventh hour bid will be made tomorrow to save Lancashire’s community transport services from cutbacks.

Laura Black

Leyland businesswoman hosts charity event in honour of blogger Laura Black who died of Cystic Fibrosis

The courage and inspiration of a young Lancashire mum is behind a fund-raising drive to raise cash for research into Cystic Fibrosis and to help the homeless.
Derian House

Derian House in Chorley looking ahead for its 25th anniversary

A Lancashire children’s hospice is looking ahead to an ‘exciting’ year, with a new plan to improve its services and events to mark its 25th anniversary.


Clubbercise in Lancashire: With video

Clubbercise is fast becoming a popular new form of exercise. It is a mix of exercise in the clubbing environment, with fun dance fitness routines using glow sticks to club anthems in a darkened room with disco lights.

The valuable "friends" helping to tackle loneliness in Lancashire

Loneliness affects all of us at some point in our lives.

Active Nation in Chorley

Active Nation in Chorley and Asda at Clayton Green play football for Rosemere

Teams from a leisure centre and supermarket in Chorley enjoyed a kick around to support a cancer charity.

Dr Sakthi Karunanithi, Lancashires Director of Public Health, is highlighting the dangers of cannabis use, particularly on families

‘People had lost sight of the damage it can cause’

A new education campaign has been launched in Lancashire to highlight the catastrophic impact cannabis use can have on family life.

Official opening of the Clinical Research Facility at Royal Preston Hospital last November.

Double delight as NHS research facility and one of its leading doctors land award nominations

A state-of-the-art clinical research facility and one of its leading doctors have been short-listed for prestigious awards less  than three months since the unit’s opening.

Staff at Specsavers

Specsavers in Chorley and Leyland now autism aware

Staff at an opticians in Chorley and Leyland are now fully trained in supporting customers with autism.

Marie Dean (photo

Transgender inmate on hunger strike in Preston Prison

A petition has been launched to “free” a transgender woman from all-male Preston Prison after she went on hunger strike.

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