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Preston musician’s song Our Town becomes soundtrack to city’s events

Karl Eland A Preston musician’s song is becoming a soundtrack for events in the city. Karl Eland wrote Our Town to capture some of his fondest memories of Preston’s landmarks and events. […]

8 months ago
Proud ambassador for autism Jake switches on the Preston Christmas lights for 2023

Switch On Star Jake Ogden Proud Leyland lad Jake Ogden has switched on the city’s Christmas lights for 2023. Jake, who has autism, won the Switch On Star competition in recognition of his tireless charity work. Jake […]

8 months ago
We’re looking for our 2023 Switch On Star to light up Preston this Christmas

Are you our Switch On star In partnership with the organisers of the Christmas Lights Switch On, Preston BID, we are seeking nominations for a Proud Prestonian to switch on the city’s 2023 Christmas lights. The free Switch On […]

9 months ago
S Club 7’s Tina and Bradley replacements for Leyland Christmas Lights Switch On

Tina and Bradley South Ribble Council has announced changes to the Christmas Lights Switch On in Leyland this weekend. A spokesperson said: “Due to unforeseen circumstances, Jo O’Meara will no longer be performing […]

2 years ago
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‘Selfless’ and ‘inspirational’ Georgette switches on Preston’s Christmas lights

Georgette Jones A great grandma from Preston has switched on the city’s Christmas lights. Georgette Jones won the Switch On Star competition for her dedication to the homeless community. Caring Georgette, who received […]

2 years ago
Former S Club 7 star and a Corrie favourite to light up Leyland for Christmas

Jo O’Meara to deliver an exciting performance Reach for the Christmas Stars as South Ribble Borough Council reveals the celebrities for the Christmas Lights Switch On in Leyland this month. Former S Club 7 star, Jo O’Meara […]

2 years ago
We’re looking for someone to light up Preston this Christmas

Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2022 promo In partnership with the organisers of the Christmas Lights Switch On, Preston BID and Smooth Radio North West, we are seeking nominations for a Proud Prestonian to switch on the city’s Christmas lights. […]

2 years ago
Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2022 line-up revealed

Preston Christmas Lights Switch on 2021 Pic: Michael Porter Photography Preston’s Christmas lights are set to be lit on Saturday 19 November following the Switch On event, which gets underway from 5.30pm. The show, which takes place on the city’s Flag […]

2 years ago
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