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Renovated Lostock Hall family centre opens

Mayor and Mayoress of South Ribble, Chris and Kim Lomax open the centre. Pic: South Ribble Borough Council A new, upgraded family centre in South Ribble was opened last week in the heart of Lostock Hall. The centre will host Finleys Families and the Tippytoes Baby Bank, supporting […]

3 months ago
Preston egg rolling 2024 hour-by-hour weather forecast

Children throw eggs down a hill for a previous egg rolling event Pic: Michael Porter Photography As the city has baked in sunshine for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend how does the weather look for the egg rolling? Taking place on Bank Holiday Monday (1 April) […]

3 months ago
Preston adoption charity on how 63 children are needing a home

Adopter pushes her daughter on a swing. Pic: Adoption North West Caritas Care, a Preston-based adoption charity are working with other agencies to raise awareness of the need for adopters across the North West. Regional and Voluntary Adoption Agencies are promoting […]

3 months ago
14-year-old pooch lover planning Bark Life event in Penwortham to help dog charity

Annie Pickup and Bolt A 14-year-old girl who loves dogs is organising an event in Penwortham to raise funds for charity. Annie Pickup is planning Bark Life, Beer and Bangers, which will take place […]

3 months ago
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Preston egg rolling won’t have a funfair this year

Egg rolling in the rain Pic: Michael Porter Photography Soggy ground conditions in Avenham and Miller Park mean there will be no funfair at the annual egg rolling. Preston’s tradition dates back more than 150 years and sees Easter […]

3 months ago
Egg hunt to celebrate 20 years of Preston being a Fairtrade City

Knitted Egg An egg hunt is taking place to celebrate 20 years of Preston being a Fairtrade City. 15 knitted Easter eggs have been placed at different city centre businesses – all […]

3 months ago
Preston’s university helping teenagers achieve art ambitions

Labaina Himid, Peter Lloyd, Robin Fanner and Chloe Mason with the student ambassadors. This week, The Saturday Club’s art exhibition was opened by a Turner Prize Winner. The Club, a free weekly class for those aged 13-16, is run by the University of […]

3 months ago
Eggciting things to do in and around Preston for Easter 2024

Preston has been basking in mid-20 degree heat throughout the Easter weekend Pic: Tony Worrall With the blossom coming out across Preston, it can mean only one thing yolks – Easter is just around the corner. There’s plenty of eggciting activities going on across the […]

3 months ago
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