Kid’s stuff

This category is for posts that relate to kids, and the things they love to do.

Santa Dash for St Catherine’s Hospice returning to Preston Docks

Preparing to race around the Docks for the Santa Dash Pic: St Catherine's Hospice Hundreds of Santa’s will make their way around Preston Docks for the annual city Santa Dash. Running to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice there’s almost 300 people already registered […]

1 week ago
Fireworks displays for Bonfire Night 2023 in and around Preston

See details for firework displays at Fulwood, Hoppers, Lancashire Fire and Rescue's Quiet fireworks, Penwortham Pear Tree Park and Leyland amongst others.

1 month ago
Mum who lost baby at 18 weeks running Penwortham family fun day this half-term

Kathryn herself was one of the first babies ever to be cared for at Royal Preston Hospital's neo neonatal unit and says she and her partner want to give back for the support they received.

1 month ago
Pumpkin picking near Preston: Where to pick your own pumpkin

Mrs Dowson's farm park has a pumpkin patch Pic: Mrs Dowson's Halloween will soon be here and we asked Blog Preston readers where their favourite places are near the city to go pumpkin picking. In amongst the sarcastic responses about buying […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Chorley Live returns this weekend with 35 venues taking part

A wristband, costing just £5, gets you access to every venue that's part of Chorley Live and it's free for under-12s too.

2 months ago
Free Fun Palaces family activity event returns to Preston for 2023

Photo from above of a table with activity and people of all ages A day of free family activities and fun is set to take place at Lancashire Archives in Preston. Fun Palaces is an annual weekend of events where arts, crafts, science, […]

2 months ago
Tardy Gate play area and skate park plans consultation launched

South Ribble Borough Council is preparing to pump £500,000 into new play equipment and skate park at Tardy Gate.

2 months ago
Barton Grange Garden Centre unveils Christmas events line-up

Santa in his Barton Grange grotto Pic: Barton Grange Garden Centre A garden centre to the north of Preston has unveiled its festive line-up. Barton Grange Garden Centre is running three different events in the run-up to Christmas. Santa’s Christmas Journey […]

2 months ago
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