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Hospital visiting times in Preston and Chorley are being relaxed for family and carers

Visiting times at two Lancashire hospitals will be relaxed to allow family members greater freedom to visit loved ones.

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Race for Life

Flash sale for Race for Life in Preston on Monday

This Monday, women are being offered £5 off entry fees for Race for Life 5k, 10k, Pretty Muddy, Half Marathon and Hike events in Preston.

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Don't let stress take control of your life

Did you know that this month is Stress Awareness Month?

Health

You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

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Dennis Delight with Paul on drums

Preston band Dennis Delight ready to rock again almost one year on from van robbery

Legendary Preston band Dennis Delight are ready to rock again – 10 months after drummer Paul Swindells was almost killed in a violent robbery.

Music
Ruth Shaw and Jackie Robinson

The Balance Approach creates a healthy workforce across Lancashire

Looking after the welfare of young prisoners and communities in India has given Ruth Shaw and Jackie Robinson enough insight to set up their own health and wellness programme.

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WATCH: Where to do first aid in Lancashire

Learning skills to provide assistance to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery.
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Thanks for saving my life says Tony

Former county councillor Tony Jones had  six very important words to say when he made a  return visit to County Hall this week - thank you for saving my life.
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Theyre entertaining

Why your dog is your best mate

Dogs have been celebrated as man’s best friend for centuries – and that’s no accident. Your dog is probably the best friend you will ever have, when you’re looking your worst or feeling under the weather they will be there to cheer you up.

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Football coach Dan Sutcliff has returned from Australia to coach football in his home town of Garstang.

Garstang gets first of its kind football academy thanks to returning coach Dan

A football coach has set up a much-needed grassroots football facility in Garstang fresh back from his soccer ventures Down Under.

Football

WATCH: Cancer Research Race for Life stopped off in Preston as part of its 25 in 25 challenge

This year’s crusade to beat cancer has begun, with Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life team celebrating quarter of a century by visiting all 25 race locations in the North West and North Wales – including Preston - in 25 hours.
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Does losing an hours sleep leave you wiped out?

Top tips on how to survive the clock going forward

With the clocks going forward on 25 March 2018, The Sleep Council is offering advice on how to survive the ‘lost hour'.

Health
Louie in his prosthetics.

Seven-year-old Colne amputee backs Meningitis Now's Toddle Waddle fundraiser

A seven-year-old from Colne who had both legs amputated due to meningitis has teamed up with a national charity to help fight back against the devastating disease.

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Derek Cartwright is 'retiring' from his role, the ambulance service has confirmed

Ambulance chief to retire - weeks after service is branded a 'shambles'

Ambulance service chief executive Derek Cartwright is to leave his role, it can be revealed.
Health

What makes you happy on this special day?

People across the North West and the world over are celebrating the sixth annual International Day of Happiness today.

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Another reason to quit cigarettes on No Smoking Day

Today is No Smoking Day and new research suggests smoking is not only bad for the lungs and heart, it can also damage your hearing.
Health
A design image of the multi-storey car park plans

PROJECT UPDATE: Parking at Royal Preston Hospital

Additional spaces planned to ease parking woes at hospital.
Health
Phoebe and her brother Woody

Brother saves life of poorly sister with rare premature ageing disease

A five-year-old girl with a one in a million disease has had her life saved thanks to the selfless actions of her seven-year-old brother.
Health
Do you know this man?

Appeal after man assaulted outside Preston pub

Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to following an assault in Preston city centre.

Crime
Rosemeres Cathy Skidmore with Eric Wright Groups commercial director Dan Gosling, marketing, PR and CSR manager Suzanne Taylor, CSR administrator Stephanie Lerning, project manager Nick Gavin and Rosemeres central area fund-raising co-ordinator Rebecca Hall

Get ready for Rosemere's tenth annual Walk in the Dark from Chorley to Preston

Participants are invited to take part in Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s tenth annual Walk in the Dark.
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