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The Hot Potato tram is returning to Preston’s Flag Market

The Hot Potato Tram in action on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall The Hot Potato tram will be returning Monday 2 November at 11am. The tram sadly had to close due to former owner Keith Roberts passing away in September due to […]

2 days ago
Preston City Council receives £366,000 grant to help those impacted by coronavirus

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Preston is to receive £366,176.76 as a general support package to help the city through the coronavirus pandemic. The money is aimed to help those in the city struggling to […]

2 days ago
The Hunters Pub to temporarily close due to positive coronavirus test

The Hunters had a major refurb last year The Hunters pub inWalton Park posted on Facebook that they have made the decision to close their doors temporarily due to a member of staff testing positive for Covid-19. Over the […]

3 days ago
Leader of South Ribble Borough Council shares open letter condemning MP’s vote against free school meals

School canteen. Pic: Katrina_S Pixabay Councillor Paul Foster, Leader of South Ribble Borough council has sent an open letter to Katherine Fletcher, the MP for South Ribble. In the letter, Cllr Foster condemns MP Katherine […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Peppa Pig and friends collect food donations in Ribbleton trolley dash

The characters had fun along the way Pic: Mark McLoughlin Peppa Pig, Spiderman, Skye and Marshall from Paw Patrol, Pikachu, and a Minion joined forces in and around Ribbleton today (Monday 26 October) to collect food donations for children in […]

4 days ago
Preston people rally to help feed the city’s children

Shannon and Georgia Speariott Preston people have rallied round after Conservative MPs voted against extending free school meals for deprived children during the holidays. Existing support is being added to by local people who […]

6 days ago
Preston mum launches vegan skincare brand after lifelong battle with eczema

Roxy from Roxy and Murace A Preston mum has launched a vegan skincare range after battling eczema throughout her life. Roxy Smyth is the woman behind family business Roxy and Murace. She uses natural ingredients […]

7 days ago
Preston mum goes into labour 30-minutes after signing deal on new family home

Buying a house is an exciting time for anyone, but for Preston mum-of-two Kym, the anticipation of seeing her brand new home resulted in her going into labour. Kym Jones, […]

1 week ago
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