Tired of endless queuing at your local post office (if you have one) to collect or post parcels? InPost could be the answer. Simply drop off your parcel at an InPost parcel locker and it’ll be delivered to the recipient within 48 hours. The new system has totally secure lockers, similar to the one installed at Morrisons supermarket at Ashton-on-Ribble. You can drop your parcel […]2 weeks ago by Tony Worrall Share
A park group are half-way to securing the funding needed to turning fallen trees into new seats for Haslam Park. The Friends of Haslam Park have been applying to local county councillors for £1,000 to turn two large Beech trees blown down in the February storms into new seats. Each county councillor has a few thousand pounds they can allocate to local community projects each […]2 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
Preston council are to be asked to approve funding for restoration work on the oldest park in the city. Moor Park has been awarded £1.7 million in lottery funding for the scheme. In total £2.3 million is to be spent in doing up the park in the next 18 months with £350,000 coming from the city council. Councillors approved the funding as part of the […]2 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share Want to promote your local business?
Hundreds of runners are expected to help raise charity cash by taking part in Run Preston’s fun run. Heartbeat, who help look after local people with heart related illnesses, are set to benefit from their run in Avenham Park. Among those taking part are a 15 strong team from Preston North End caterers The Villa. Richard Simkin, head of operations at The Villa, said: “When […]2 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
Dog wardens and canine volunteers will be out meeting and greeting at two Preston parks this week. On Wednesday they will be at Fishwick Park from 12noon to 2pm. It is a chance for dog owners to seek advice or anyone who is being troubled by owners not looking after their dogs can get help. The wardens and canine volunteers also go to Moor Park […]2 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
A popular discount chain is looking to take over a currently vacant store at the Corporation Street Retail Park in the city centre. Poundworld wants to open in the former Blockbuster video rental store. Agents Indigo has submitted plans to Preston City Council to convert the vacant store for part food use. Currently, it is restricted from the sale of food. The Blockbuster site has […]2 weeks ago by Tony Worrall Share