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Campaign to end ‘period poverty’ puts red boxes across Preston

One of the red boxes in Morrisons in Blackpool Road One of the red boxes in Morrisons in Blackpool Road Red boxes positioned across supermarkets and other buildings in the city will be helping tackle ‘period poverty’. An estimated one […]

1 month ago
Ask For Angela safety campaign launches in Preston

Ask for Angela launch group shot with Preston BID, UCLan and Lancs Constabulary A new code word is being promoted within a safety campaign to help make Preston city centre […]

2 months ago
Protest takes place against Goosnargh housing plans

A friendly protest has taken place in Goosnargh to help send a message to landowners and developers. Members of the local community were invited to take part in the community […]

2 months ago
Prestonians warned about dangers of black henna tattoos

People across Lancashire are being warned about the dangers of temporary ‘black henna’ tattoos. In contrast to traditional henna tattoos, which is a natural product and brown colour, black henna […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston boxer helps bring anti-bullying sessions to schools

Stuart Maddox is helping bring anti-bullying sessions to schools A boxer has teamed up with campaigners Safety Guide to help promote anti-bullying throughout schools in the city. Stuart Maddox, from […]

4 months ago
Police launch next phase of plan to tackle drug-related violence in Preston

Police bang on a door as part of drugs warrants carried out in the city Police bang on a door as part of drugs warrants carried out in the city Lancashire Police has today launched the third phase of Operation Nexus with the aim of […]

12 months ago
How you can help ensure Preston children have a Christmas to remember

The Cotton Court team with last year's haul of Christmas presents for disadvantaged children in Preston The Cotton Court team with last year’s haul of Christmas presents for disadvantaged children in Preston Christmas is the most wonderful time of year, but for many it is one […]

12 months ago
Preston Cemetery consultation formally begins

Patricia Varty handing in the petition at the Town Hall, flanked by Ribbleton councillor Jonathan Saksena and deputy leader councillor Jon Swindells Jon-Jo’s grave at Ribbleton Cemetery The consultation for the personalisation of gravestones at Preston Cemetery has now gone live on the city council website. Following a petition of more than 4,500 names to the […]

1 year ago
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