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Leyland community group seeks local pool to help children tackle water fears

A Leyland community group is searching for a local swimming pool that can offer free, two-hour hire sessions to teach children how to combat their fear of the water. Community […]

2 years ago
Greenpeace Preston holds sale to combat ‘industrial fishing frenzy’

A local Greenpeace group this month has sold items and clothing from a stall at Accrington Eco-Fest to raise funds for a campaign tackling industrial fishing. On Saturday, 13 August, Greenpeace […]

2 years ago
Freckleton brass band appoints new musical director

A Fylde brass band has appointed a new musical director who spent five years with Liverpool-based band Allerton Brass. Freckleton Band has welcomed Adam D. J. Taylor, who has as […]

2 years ago
UCLan divests from fossil fuels in pledge to ‘sustainable and ethical’ investments

UCLan's Student Centre and University Square UCLan has announced it will no longer invest endowments in firms involved in the extraction and distribution of fossil fuels. The divestment is part of UClan’s ‘ongoing commitment’ to ‘sustainable […]

2 years ago
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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week August 20 to 26

Sunshine and fluffy clouds on Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall As the summer months draw to a close, and with the end of the school holidays fast approaching, Preston residents this week learned that the fun continues in September with […]

2 years ago
Parkside Cafe now open thanks to team behind Crafty Beggars

The owners of a Fulwood ale house have opened up about their ‘excitement’ to expand their portfolio to include an Ashton cafe and bistro. Phil Robertson and Phil Binks opened […]

2 years ago
Preston’s The Ferret to host local musician Ken Nicol this September

A Preston-born rock and folk musician will perform a ‘rare’ concert at a popular local venue this September. Ken Nicol will perform with ‘Lockstep’ at The Ferret on Friday, 9 […]

2 years ago
Preston Christmas lights 2022 switch-on date and time confirmed

Preston BID has announced the date and time for Preston’s Christmas light switch-on, with special guests confirmed today. The lights will be switched on Saturday, 19 November 2022, from 5.30pm […]

2 years ago
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