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Preston Monopoly proving a big hit as Prestonians sell it out twice over

Sunrise over Preston on Friday 23 October Pic: Tony Worrall There’s just one month until Christmas and the brand new Preston Monopoly game looks like it’s heading for the top spot on the retail charts. The official Preston Monopoly edition […]

2 days ago
Leyland man rounding off 250km in Movember with Preston Guild Wheel circuit

Bob Flood A Movember ambassador from Leyland will walk Preston Guild Wheel to bring his total distance covered this month to 250km. Bob Flood set out to complete 200km as part of […]

3 days ago
How you can help Preston’s disadvantaged youngsters celebrate this Christmas

Collection of presents from last year's gift appeal The Preston community is being asked to help bring smiles to disadvantaged young people’s faces this Christmas Day. Cotton Court Business Centre in Preston city centre is running its eighth […]

3 days ago
Well-known Preston window cleaner Arthur Eteson passes away

Arthur Eteson, well-known window cleaner. Pic: Youtube Window cleaner Arthur Eteson passed away on Friday 20 November. He has been cleaning windows in the area for years and was a well-loved member of the community. The 79-year-old […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tippings house returning to light up Cottam and encourage others to do the same this Christmas

When the Tippings turn their lights on, you know about it! Cottam is set to become Lancashire’s Christmas capital this year with a new campaign. For the last eight years, the suburb’s Tipping family home has been decked in thousands upon […]

6 days ago
Preston Community Hub collecting gift donations for Christmas shoe boxes

Preston Community Hub are encouraging people to donate to this years shoebox appeal Preston Community Hub’s volunteers are in the process of collecting gifts for children in the St Matthews and Fishwick area of Preston. Currently around 120 families are served a week […]

1 week ago
Preston group walks 2,000 miles to raise £8,000 for St Catherine’s Hospice

Rotary Club of Preston South member John Dalton at Scout Scar near Kendal, his contribution to the club's 2,088 mile walk Rotary Club Of Preston South members walked over 2,000 miles during two weeks in October to raise £7,800 for St Catherine’s Hospice. The members, aged from mid-fifties to over eighties, […]

2 weeks ago
Prestonians urged to give a gift to those in Royal Preston Hospital this Christmas

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity are appealing for support in their mission to give all patients a gift on Christmas Day. After all the challenges and difficulties 2020 has brought, staff […]

2 weeks ago
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