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Digital platform launches for Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk scheme

Environment Agency staff showcase the flood defences Pic: Chris Hough Residents of Preston and South Ribble now have access to a new online platform to attend virtual meetings, access information and provide feedback on their proposed flood risk management scheme. […]

1 year ago
Fulwood grandad replaces Peruvian Andes with Preston Guild Wheel for charity trek

John and daughter Leonie with Oscar and Sid on the Guild Wheel walk Had it not been for the coronavirus pandemic, Fulwood man John Farnden would have been trekking the Peruvian Andes to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation this year. Instead, John […]

1 year ago
Commemorative plaque at Royal Preston Hospital for much-loved doctor

Dr Prab Salpekar A plaque has been erected at Royal Preston Hospitalā€™s new Critical Care Unit in memory of Dr Prab Salpekar, a much-loved and highly-respected Lancashire physician. Dr Salpekar, who passed away […]

1 year ago
Preston stationā€™s historic glazing gets modern replacement

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford A major restoration project on Preston railway stationā€™s glazed frontage is complete. The Ā£600,000 Great North Rail Project investment has seen the north side of the 140-year-old station transformed with […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood nurse shaves head in show of support for cancer patients

Lesley Young-Ewen's Covid Cut-off Theatre nurse Lesley Young-Ewenā€™s lockdown proved a hair-raising experience. Lesley, 57, who works at Fulwood Hall Hospital, had her head shaved to raise Ā£1,125 plus Ā£150 in Gift Aid for […]

1 year ago
St Catherine’s Bark in the Park goes virtual for 2020

Kelly Thomson and Rebecca Verdonkschot with Pablo and Reggie Rescue dog Pablo and his new four-legged friend Reggie are just two of the pooches taking part in this monthā€™s ā€˜Virtual Bark in the Parkā€™ dog walk for St Catherineā€™s […]

1 year ago
MP urges residents to Enjoy Penwortham and help high street businesses survive

MP for South Ribble, Katherine Fletcher, is backing a campaign that aims to encourage residents in Penwortham to shop and dine locally The MP for South Ribble, Katherine Fletcher, is backing a campaign that aims to encourage residents in Penwortham to shop and dine locally to boost businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic. […]

1 year ago
Leyland colleagues cover thousands of miles to raise funds for charity

A socially distanced Leyland to Lytham cycle was one of many fundraising challenges making up Helping Hand's Miles Better Together initiative A much needed ā€˜helping handā€™ in the form of Ā£1,000 has been donated to charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation by staff of Leyland Trucks. Colleagues at the company joined forces with […]

1 year ago
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