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Preston’s virtual Christmas lights switch on announced

Christmas Lights Switch on 2019 Preston city centre will be lit up by a special virtual Switch On of its Christmas lights this year, Preston Business Improvement District (BID) have confirmed. The Virtual Christmas Lights […]

2 months ago
Preston’s Salvation Army launches annual Christmas Toy Appeal

Each year, The Salvation Army ensures each child receives a Christmas present. Recently, the number of children they have to provide presents for has dramatically increased, meaning they have over […]

2 months ago
Volunteers needed in Preston and South Ribble for Christmas food collection at Tesco stores

A Tesco volunteer holding a shopping list guide for donations at the launch of the Tesco Food Collection Two charities providing vital food to people hit by the pandemic are appealing for people across Preston to help support the UK’s biggest food collection this Christmas. From Thursday, 19 November until […]

3 months ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week October 10 to October 16

Fresh & Fruity- Alan, Tracy & Becky Taylor We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. The search for the Pride of Preston has begun, Preston County Council leader has joined calls […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The search for the Pride of Preston has started

Preston Light Switch On The search is on for the heroes of Preston’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic to light up the city centre this Christmas. The city’s Business Improvement District (BID) has launched […]

3 months ago
Preston man making hand-made baubles to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

John Rose and his mum. Pic: John Rose John Rose is selling his hand-made baubles to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. John’s mother was cared for by Rosemere and John wants to say thank you by donating […]

3 months ago
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 […]

7 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 […]

12 months ago
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