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Farington pair scoop two awards as South Ribble in Bloom winners announced

South Ribble in Bloom Winner - Best Container - Barbara Gardner and May Spiby A couple of gardening enthusiasts from Farington have been crowned double winners following the council’s South Ribble in Bloom horticulture competition. Barbara Gardner and May Spiby, a pair of neighbouring […]

4 days ago
Countdown star searches for local legends in Preston

Rachel Rilery. Pic: National Lottery Good Causes Countdown star Rachel Riley is searching for lockdown legends in Preston as part of the 2020 National Lottery Awards. This year the annual search for the UK’s most popular National […]

1 month ago
Competition: Win free hot tub hire from Graham’s Pump It Up

Hot Tub from Graham’s Pump It Up Walmer Bridge firm Graham’s Pump It Up is offering free hot tub hire to someone who deserves a treat. You can nominate a special person to receive the free hot […]

1 month ago
Preston’s young aspiring writers encouraged to share their lockdown stories

Young people across Preston are being challenged to use their experiences of lockdown to spark a career in creative writing. Future U, which works to increase career aspirations and higher […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan students triumph at prestigious international design awards

Second Year student Agatha Blazey, was also awarded a Wooden Pencil Six students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have won creative awards at the prestigious D&AD (Design and Art Direction) New Blood Awards 2020 . The awards, which are […]

2 months ago
UCLan fashion students celebrate social media award success

Chelsea Barker and Bethany Redhead with their manufactured designs Two students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) are celebrating having won a national design competition organised by the Graduate Fashion Foundation on behalf of popular video messaging app […]

2 months ago
Do you have what it takes to be named Preston’s best small shop?

A woman shopping for food in a face mask MP Sir Mark Hendrick is calling on small shopkeepers in Preston to enter the Best Small Shops Competition. This competition celebrates the successes of small shops and the central role […]

2 months ago
Farington resident donates doll to help raise funds for maternity units at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

nurse ragdoll created by Judy Quin A charity that supports babies and mothers in maternity units at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has launched a new competition to help raise much-needed funds. Baby Beat are encouraging members of […]

3 months ago
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