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Leader of South Ribble Borough Council shares open letter condemning MP’s vote against free school meals

School canteen. Pic: Katrina_S Pixabay Councillor Paul Foster, Leader of South Ribble Borough council has sent an open letter to Katherine Fletcher, the MP for South Ribble. In the letter, Cllr Foster condemns MP Katherine […]

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Plan for your future with the St Catherine’s Hospice Wills Week

St Catherine’s Hospice is calling on people to take advantage of its worthwhile Wills Week, to plan for the future and help support the charity’s important work. Wills Week runs […]

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Peppa Pig and friends collect food donations in Ribbleton trolley dash

The characters had fun along the way Pic: Mark McLoughlin Peppa Pig, Spiderman, Skye and Marshall from Paw Patrol, Pikachu, and a Minion joined forces in and around Ribbleton today (Monday 26 October) to collect food donations for children in […]

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South Ribble Council reveal plan for a virtual Remembrance Sunday

South Ribble Borough Council has revealed a plan to ensure Remembrance Sunday can still be marked despite coronavirus, with a pre-recorded online remembrance service on November 8. Remembrance Sunday in […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston people rally to help feed the city’s children

Shannon and Georgia Speariott Preston people have rallied round after Conservative MPs voted against extending free school meals for deprived children during the holidays. Existing support is being added to by local people who […]

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Preston Market Hall to include pop-up poppy appeal stall

The Mayor at Preston Markets The Royal British Legion poppy appeal stall is returning to Preston Markets this weekend. Poppies, wreaths, badges and more will be on sale at Preston Markets between Saturday, 24 October and […]

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St Catherine’s Hospice to benefit from £10k lockdown challenge donation

Representatives from Leyland Trucks and St Catherine’s Hospice-min Leyland Trucks has donated £10,000 to St Catherine’s Hospice following its Miles Better Together initiative. Launched to replace the company’s annual Factory to Festival fundraiser, which had to be cancelled […]

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Drive-through flu vaccinations happening in Longridge

Tents set up for the drive thru vaccinations in Longridge Drive-through flu vaccinations have been taking place in Longridge with support from a group of dedicated volunteers. Longridge and North Preston Rotary Club has been supporting Berry Lane Surgery by […]

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