Lancashire County Council say 4,745 laptops and 506 routers have been given out to help children learn online

Youngsters who are unable to learn remotely at home because they do not have access to a laptop are set to benefit from Lancashire County Council’s new decision. Many young […]

1 year ago
DJ Slug fundraising for Bone Cancer Research this Saturday after close family friend impacted by the illness

Stuart Singleton, aka DJ Slug, a Preston-based entertainer, has been hosting disco nights for charity throughout the pandemic to lift people’s spirits. This weekend though, the disco night is taking […]

1 year ago
Proceeds from ‘Doggy Calendar’ set to benefit Royal Preston Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Royal Preston Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit have benefited from a £1,600 donation made by the owner of a dog grooming salon in Lancashire. Laura Abrams, who runs Furry Tails […]

1 year ago
Snow and ice warning as Preston and Lancashire told to brace for three-day cold snap from Monday

A wintry rooftop scene in Preston over the weekend as the city saw snow and icy weather Pic: Tony Worrall Just when we thought the extreme weather had subsided, the Met Office have released a yellow warning for snow and ice on Monday, 1 February. This may impact travel conditions, […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire’s top health experts urging Prestonians to get a Covid-19 test even if they do not have ‘classic symptoms’

A sign at former community coronavirus testing centre in Preston Pic: Donna Clifford Preston residents are being urged by Lancashire’s top health experts to get a Covid-19 test if they are concerned about their health, even if they aren’t showing the classic symptoms. […]

1 year ago
Blog Preston joins campaign to help children get online during home-school

Blog Preston is today joining with publications, politicians, councils and other organisations across the North of England to support the Cash for Connectivity appeal. The emergency fundraising is targeting £1.2m to help […]

1 year ago
Former B&M store in St John’s Shopping Arcade set to be converted for NHS use

The old B&M store at St John’s Shopping Centre in Tithebarn Street, Preston city centre, is set to be converted for NHS use. Confirmation would not be given – when […]

1 year ago
Almost 1,000 Prestonians entitled to Carers Allowance are not claiming it according to councillors

Almost 1,000 people across Preston are entitled to a Carers Allowance, but are not claiming it. Liberal Democrat local Cllr Mark Jewell and Cllr John Potter have highlighted this issue, […]

1 year ago
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