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Fulwood woman organising Christmas Day lunch to combat loneliness

Laura Mitchell While Christmas can be a great time to get together with family and friends, it can also be a sad time of year if you don’t have that network. That’s […]

20 hours ago
Preston’s College to host ‘Hidden Talent’ event to highlight the benefits of employing refugees

Entrance to Preston's College in St Vincents Road in Fulwood Preston’s College is hosting an event on Tuesday to educate organisations on the benefits of employing refugees. The event is designed to help employers understand the law and overseas qualifications […]

3 days ago
Preston woman to launch ‘permanent food festival’ with local producers

Jane (right) A Preston woman is launching a new initiative that will bring together some of the city’s best food and drink producers. Jane Cuthbertson from Penwortham owns the award-winning independent wine […]

4 days ago
Comedian Dave Spikey coming to Flag Market for Stop the Pressure Day 2019

Dave Spikey Lancashire comedian Dave Spikey is due to join NHS staff on the Flag Market for Stop the Pressure Day 2019. Dave, who is best known for his stand-up comedy and […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement New war memorial will be dedicated on Remembrance Sunday to replace lost Ashton tribute

St Michael's Church A lost war memorial has been re-created by a member of the local Armed Forces Veterans gardening project. The panels will be dedicated at the Remembrance service at St Michael’s […]

2 weeks ago
Family behind Tarleton micro pub to open new venue in Freckleton

Mark and Toni and The Vestry Tarleton The husband and wife team behind a Tarleton micro pub are expanding with a new venue in Freckleton. Mark and Toni Lawson are opening The Vestry Freckleton just nine months […]

2 weeks ago
New business venture for mum and daughter duo in Preston

Flowers at Floral Fantasy A mum and daughter have set up shop together with a new floristry business. Floral Fantasy, which is located in New Hall Lane, is owned by Magdalena Kozlowska and Wiktoria […]

2 weeks ago
Mum of two plans to roll out her new board game ‘Funny Fairies’ after success with her family

Funny Fairies A mum-of-two has created a board game to encourage strategic thinking and family fun for children under eight. After testing Funny Fairies on family and friends, board game lover Jen […]

2 weeks ago
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