Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 25 January

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 25 January. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Application to […]

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Preston celebrities back Harris fundraising campaign

Eric Knowles and Lubaina Himid inside the Harris Pic: The Harris Preston charity Friends of the Harris has won the backing of two local celebrities in its campaign to raise £25,000 towards the #HarrisYourPlace plans. Turner Prize winner Professor Lubaina Himid and TV personality Eric […]

1 year ago
The Masked Singer’s ‘Sausage’ inadvertently raises money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Rosemere Cancer Foundation have unexpectedly benefited from a donation thanks to the generosity of the owners of Little Orchard Caravan Park. A Weeton family, mum and son Linda Jane and […]

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An extra 133 police officers have been recruited in Preston and Lancashire in the last year

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Lancashire Police has been bolstered by an additional 133 officers since the government launched a major police recruitment drive over a year ago. The addition of the new officers brings […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cottam community shows generosity by donating items to those less fortunate

Cottam residents have been displaying their generosity by donating needed items in baskets at Cottam Community Centre. Trevor Hart leaves two containers outside the front door of the centre, and […]

1 year ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week January 23 to January 29

A wintry rooftop scene in Preston over the weekend as the city saw snow and icy weather Pic: Tony Worrall In a week where Blog Preston joined the campaign to help children get online during home-schooling, we’ve had lots of news to bring you. There have been calls to not […]

1 year ago
Preston’s Community Champion scheme set to dispel inaccurate information about the Covid-19 vaccination

A hand displaying a stop Covid-19 slogan Pic: Pixabay A new campaign to protect at risk communities and provide accurate information about COVID-19 and vaccinations is to launch in Preston. This is part of the government’s Community Champions scheme. […]

1 year ago
Five of the best ways to cope with lockdown 3 as chosen by Blog Preston readers

Storm clouds over Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Now we’re well into the third lockdown, there’s no denying that the adrenaline from the first lockdown has disappeared and people are looking for new things to take their minds […]

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