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Preston’s 2020 Christmas Lights Switch On to take place online

Christmas Lights Switch on 2019 This year’s Preston Christmas Lights Switch On is set to take place virtually. Preston BID, the organisers and funders of the Switch On, say the decision to go online has […]

3 months ago
Cottam family’s 2019 Christmas lights raised over £14,000 for charity

The Tipping family's festive display 2019 Pic: Crispin Robinson The owners of Cottam’s most Christmassy house have raised over £14,000 for charity with their 2019 Christmas lights display. Each year the Tippings create their must-see display to raise money […]

8 months ago
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 […]

9 months 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.  […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

9 months 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 […]

9 months ago
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 […]

9 months 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 […]

9 months ago
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