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Cottam’s Tipping family reveal £16k total after Christmas lights fundraiser

When the Tippings turn their lights on, you know about it! A Cottam family known for their fundraising efforts have unveiled the final figure from their 2021 Christmas lights display. The Tippings, Mark, Nicola and sons Sam, 16, Joe, 15, and […]

4 months ago
In pictures: The Tippings switch on their magical fundraising Christmas lights in Cottam

Not even Storm Arwen could deter hundreds of people from turning out to celebrate what has now become for many the official start of the festive season in Preston – […]

6 months ago
‘Courageous’ and ‘inspiring’ youngster Abigail is Preston’s Switch On Star

Abigail McKenzie Brave youngster Abigail McKenzie has been chosen as the winner of Preston’s Switch On Star competition. Together with the organisers of the Christmas Lights Switch On, Preston BID, we selected […]

6 months ago
We’re looking for someone to light up Preston

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 Christmas lights. The event, […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Christmas lights switch on 2021 details and timings confirmed

The Christmas Lights Switch On is set to return to the Flag Market on Saturday, November 20. The event will start at 5.30pm and last until 7.45pm. The event, organised […]

7 months ago
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 […]

1 year ago
Cottam’s most Christmassy house is all lit up again

The Tipping family's festive display 2019 Pic: Crispin Robinson You know it’s Christmas when the Tippings turn on their Christmas lights. Around 2,000 people filled Valentine’s Meadow in Cottam to see the annual charity display lit up for another […]

2 years ago
Christmas Lights Switch On date announced

The date of Preston’s Christmas Lights Switch On has been announced. On Saturday November 23 the city will be lit up with more than 1.5 miles of festive lights at […]

3 years ago
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