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Households in Preston urged to check for climate change letter

The River Ribble in flood at the Tickled Trout on Friday Pic: Angie Worrall Over 6000 households in Preston have until Monday to register for the ‘Preston People’s Climate Jury’. The randomly selected households across Preston will have received letters inviting them to register. […]

5 months ago
Allotment art event in Preston hopes to return this summer

Andy opposite his dad's old plot at Serpentine 3 allotments. Pic: Kim Graham Last September, plotters from the Serpentine 3 allotment site in Preston arranged a day of ‘Art on the Plots’. The council-run site on Blackpool Road, opposite Moor Park, opened their […]

5 months ago
Cuerden Valley Park warning issued to dog walkers after sheep deaths

Aerial view of Cuerden Valley Park Pic: BBC LDRS/Lancashire County Council A warning has been issued for dogs to be kept on leads at Cuerden Valley Park. It comes following two separate incidents where sheep have been attacked. Bosses at Cuerden […]

6 months ago
Squirrels from New Longton achieve scouting’s top award

1st New Longton Scouts receive their awards Nine children from 1st New Longton Scouts, aged 4-6, achieved their Chief Scout Acorn last week – the highest award for the Squirrel Section. The children only had a few […]

6 months ago
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Pope Lane nature reserve to see 10,000 trees planted

The Pope Lane nature reserve Pic: spud frawley A decision has been approved for 10,000 trees to be planted at Pope Lane nature reserve. The council agreed plans for the first phase of delivery of Preston City Council’s […]

6 months ago
Rotary Club organise Christmas tree collection in Ribble Valley and North Preston for charity

Last year's Christmas tree collection. The Rotary Club of Longridge and North Preston have organised their annual charity Christmas tree collection across North Preston and the Ribble Valley. Trees will be collected between the 6 […]

6 months ago
Penwortham woman tells of how grief was channelled into setting up the Guardians of Nature

Afka Ray with one of the trees she now looks after in Penwortham Pic: Blog Preston A Penwortham woman who has lost family and friends to cancer in a tragic few years has opened up about how her grief has been poured into creating something positive. […]

7 months ago
‘Hedgehog highways’ call for all new South Ribble developments

A hedgehog All new housing estates should come complete with “hedgehog highways” to reduce the number of the creatures being killed on the road. That is the call from a South Ribble […]

9 months ago
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