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Lane Ends children’s boutique wins North West retail award

Melissa behind the counter at the boutique Ashton-based Melissa Louise Children’s Boutique has won the Northern Enterprise Award for Best Children’s Fashion Retailer in the North West. The boutique, which is located in Blackpool Road at Lane […]

1 year ago
How this heart-shaped flower installation in Avenham Park is lifting spirits

Avenham Park flower installation Pic: @honeyshideaway A heart-shaped flower installation in Avenham Park is bringing cheer to park visitors. The display appeared in the park on Saturday (27 February), and was created by Preston-based wedding florist […]

1 year ago
Free meals for Preston’s children in last week of homeschooling

Preparing hot food deliveries Pic: Preston Here for Humanity Two local community groups are ensuring children are ready to get back to school by delivering free hot meals during the last week of homeschooling. Preston Here For Humanity and […]

1 year ago
Supportive co-workers secretly fundraising for Rosemere as friend begins chemo

Staff at Leyland based pet supplies company have been fundraising for Rosemere Cancer Foundation in support of their colleague and friend. R & E Bamford Ltd organised a birthday surprise […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston businessman set to run a mile for 365 consecutive days in aid of Lancashire Mind

A Preston businessman has set himself a goal to run at least one mile per day for 365 days to raise funds for Lancashire Mind. Daniel Fisher has set out […]

1 year ago
Recycling Lives in Preston desperately need volunteers to help with pandemic efforts

A charity which tripled its output to respond to the growing demanding during the Covid-19 pandemic is appealing for volunteers to supports the vital work they do. Recycling Lives Charity […]

1 year ago
Vulnerable families in Deepdale to receive food hampers during February half-term

Vulnerable families across Deepdale are set to benefit from food hampers, delivered by Preston North End and Preston North End Community and Education Trust. The parcels will be delivered during […]

1 year ago
Preston woman urging South Asian communities to have Covid-19 vaccination

Neetal Parekh South Asian communities in Preston are being encouraged to get the Covid-19 vaccine. A series of videos has been made in a variety of languages to try to break down […]

2 years ago
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