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Cottam’s Tipping family reveal £16k total after Christmas lights fundraiser

When the Tippings turn their lights on, you know about it! A Cottam family known for their fundraising efforts have unveiled the final figure from their 2021 Christmas lights display. The Tippings, Mark, Nicola and sons Sam, 16, Joe, 15, and […]

5 months ago
Over 100 children benefit from free meals and activities in Preston

Children enjoying the Holiday Activities and Food Programme Pic: Ian Robinson / Preston North End Over 100 Preston children benefited from free meals and activities in the lead up to Christmas. Preston North End Community and Education Trust was one of nine providers of the Winter […]

6 months ago
Preston disability charity to receive funding under Christmas bauble scheme

Barton Grange Garden Centre is raising funds for a local disability charity by donating the profits made from the sale of Christmas bell baubles. The bells were created to symbolise […]

6 months ago
Local Rotary Club to collect Christmas trees in Ribble Valley and North Preston

What's your plan for when the festive fun ends and you need to ditch the Christmas Tree? Pic: Serge A local Rotary Club has organised a tree collection service to raise funds for local charities over the festive period. Between 8 and 9 January, The Rotary Club of Longridge […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Cottam residents take to the streets for annual charity Santa Parade

Cottam’s annual Santa Parade delighted residents as they gathered on the streets to soak up the festive spirit. On Sunday 19 December, Santa and his helpers set off from Hayfield […]

6 months ago
In pictures: Penwortham residents gather at local Christmas market for cheer and festive fun

Penwortham last week celebrated the return of the annual Christmas market as traders sold food and items to delighted residents. Liverpool Road businesses joined stallholders, rides and Santa as local […]

6 months ago
Lancashire County Council confirm bus service arrangements for Christmas

Buses lining up at Preston Bus Station Pic: 70023venus2009 Lancashire Council has warned residents to check bus times before travelling over Christmas. There will be no buses running in Lancashire on Christmas Day. But on Boxing Day and New […]

6 months ago
Missing baby Jesus returned to Preston Nativity scene

A local resident yesterday found the missing Baby Jesus figurine lying against a tree next to the Preston Nativity scene. On Tuesday 21 December, Trevor Edwards discovered the missing figurine […]

6 months ago
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