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Preston’s trams then and now, a light rail future?

Horse-drawn tram from the 1880s Pic: Preston Digital Archive Work on creating a new tram network in Preston continues. The city should be joining Manchester, Blackpool and Birmingham in having its own system. Earlier this year, Preston Trampower acquired […]

2 weeks ago
Two people rescued from fire at Broughton premises

Fire engine Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Four fire engines from Preston, Fulwood and Longridge attended a fire in Broughton, Preston. Crews were dispatched at 4.17pm on Wednesday, 29 December. The incident involved a bedroom inside a […]

3 weeks ago
Preston disability charity to receive funding under Christmas bauble scheme

Barton Grange Garden Centre is raising funds for a local disability charity by donating the profits made from the sale of Christmas bell baubles. The bells were created to symbolise […]

4 weeks ago
Local Rotary Club to collect Christmas trees in Ribble Valley and North Preston

What's your plan for when the festive fun ends and you need to ditch the Christmas Tree? Pic: Serge A local Rotary Club has organised a tree collection service to raise funds for local charities over the festive period. Between 8 and 9 January, The Rotary Club of Longridge […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Guild Lodge ‘humbled’ after receiving Covid-19 accolade from Mayor Javed Iqbal

The Mayor of Preston has presented an award to local Masons after members donated £5,500 in cash and groceries to local food banks. Preston Guild Lodge said they were ‘humbled […]

4 weeks ago
Preston residents benefit as BAE Systems donates £150,000 to local food banks

Aerospace firm BAE Systems has donated £150,000 to food banks serving over 40 communities. The company donated £45,000 to five food banks in the North West, including Blackburn Foodbank, Fylde […]

4 weeks ago
Longridge man raises £650 for Rosemere to honour friend with bowel cancer

A Longridge man has raised £650 for Rosemere Cancer Centre by walking 3.5 miles each day for a month. After learning that a friend of over 50 years was about […]

1 month ago
Much Hoole care home lands ‘highest accolade’ after first inspection

A new luxury care home in Much Hoole has received praise for its ‘kind and caring’ staff following a recent inspection. Ribble Court Care Home received a ‘Good’ rating in […]

1 month ago
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