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Winckley Square relief charity seeks applications from local causes

Preston's city skyline Pic: Mick Gardner A historic Winckley Square charity with reserves of £600,000 is searching for applications from local causes. The Daniel’s and Houghton’s Charity is an amalgamation of two charities created in 1649 […]

5 months ago
Police say body found in Catforth is missing Blackpool man

Craig Daffern Officers searching for a missing man from Blackpool have sadly found a body. Police launched an urgent missing person appeal to locate 35-year-old Craig Daffern, who was last seen in […]

6 months ago
How a Catforth school is using 100 teddy bears to keep children and staff connected

Catforth Primary School teddies Catforth Primary School is using 100 teddy bears to help children and staff stay connected throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. The wellbeing initiative was suggested by a parent on the Friends […]

1 year ago
Rural roads north of Preston closed due to ‘waist-high’ floodwater

Rural roads flooding Pic: Preston Police Road closures are in place in the Catforth and Bartle areas of Preston due to flooding from Storm Christoph. Many roads are affected by surface water flooding, while Catforth Road […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Catforth village pub The Running Pump is closing the doors for good

The owners of a popular village pub in Catforth have announced they will not be reopening after being forced to close the doors due to coronavirus. The Running Pump has […]

2 years ago
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