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Preston grotto and gift wrapping service raise over £7,000 for sight loss charity

Whilst Christmas shopping, families from Preston raised over £7,000 for blind and partially sighted people. Galloway’s, a charity that supports people with sight loss, were overwhelmed by the response from […]

3 months ago
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 Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week January 1 to 7

st walburges church With the festive period over, we’re looking forward to a more positive 2022. This week we have seen the snow fall and give us that cosy winter feeling. Here are […]

4 months ago
Preston Here For Humanity ensured families visiting their food hub received a turkey for Christmas

Preston Here for Humanity ensured their service users wouldn’t go without a turkey this Christmas by distributing them to their food hub users. The turkeys were supplied by DPS Direct […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston disability charity to receive funding under Christmas bauble scheme

Barton Grange Garden Centre is raising funds for a local disability charity by donating the profits made from the sale of Christmas bell baubles. The bells were created to symbolise […]

5 months ago
Local Rotary Club to collect Christmas trees in Ribble Valley and North Preston

What's your plan for when the festive fun ends and you need to ditch the Christmas Tree? Pic: Serge A local Rotary Club has organised a tree collection service to raise funds for local charities over the festive period. Between 8 and 9 January, The Rotary Club of Longridge […]

5 months ago
In pictures: Penwortham residents gather at local Christmas market for cheer and festive fun

Penwortham last week celebrated the return of the annual Christmas market as traders sold food and items to delighted residents. Liverpool Road businesses joined stallholders, rides and Santa as local […]

5 months ago
Lancashire County Council confirm bus service arrangements for Christmas

Buses lining up at Preston Bus Station Pic: 70023venus2009 Lancashire Council has warned residents to check bus times before travelling over Christmas. There will be no buses running in Lancashire on Christmas Day. But on Boxing Day and New […]

5 months ago
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