This category relates to all things to do with Christmas.

Blog Preston spills the beans on a peculiar pie tradition

Every household has its own beloved Christmas tradition, like playing charades, getting drunk and accusing Our Donna’s son of stealing Nan’s rings or putting a paper crown on a fat […]

2 weeks ago
Charity Christmas tree collection for homes in North Preston

Wondering how to dispose of your Christmas tree? The Rotary Club of Longridge and North Preston is organising a Charity Christmas Tree Collection across the Ribble Valley and North Preston.  […]

3 weeks ago
Christmas in Preston is set to be a pre-loved affair

Christmas present Pic: PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Over a third of Prestonians are considering buying pre-loved gifts for friends and family this Christmas, according to a new study. The same amount (36 per cent) suspect they have […]

4 weeks ago
When are the shops open over Christmas?

Forgotten the stuffing? Run out of tinfoil? Or God forbid…. wine? Don’t panic. Here’s our guide to supermarket opening times over the Christmas period. Sainsbury’s: Flintoff Way, Deepdale & Cuerden Way, Bamber Bridge ‘Big Sainsbo’s’ opens an […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Roast to feed the homeless and emergency services once again this Christmas Day

Roast in Orchard Street Roast is once again offering free food to homeless people and emergency service workers on Christmas Day. The Orchard Street rotisserie joint, which opened in February 2018, will provide Christmas […]

4 weeks ago
Talkzone advice line is preparing to help young people during the festive period

A service which provides a lifeline for young people in need of help and advice is gearing up to cope with demand over the festive period. Talkzone offers guidance, support […]

1 month ago
Santa and his sleigh take to the streets in Hoghton to support families in need this Christmas

Santa and his elves will be doing the rounds in Gregson Green on Friday, collecting food and donations for families in need. From 5pm, the festive favourites will be paying […]

1 month ago
Festive spirits raised at Leyland Christmas party for isolated older people

A partygoer being welcomed by the team More than 50 people who use Lancashire County Council’s adult care services celebrated Christmas early with a special party.  The party was for older people who are at risk of […]

1 month ago
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