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Fundraiser to help The Larder pay for new windows after vandals destroyed them

Larder staff have started a fundraiser to replace the windows of the shop after vandals smashed their shop windows during a night of trouble in the city centre. Around 10pm […]

4 months ago
City Deal chief to leave Lancashire County Council

Stephen Young on site at Cuerden A senior county council officer has announced that he is leaving his job for a new position at Halton Borough Council. Executive Director of Growth, Environment, Transport and Community Services […]

4 months ago
Lancashire County Council opens small grants to organisations in Preston and Lancashire

How people receive money from the government will change with the introduction of Universal Credit A scheme which will give small grants to community, voluntary and faith groups has launched this week. The initiative, the Local Member Grants Scheme, will see each county councillor being […]

5 months ago
‘Eye sore’ on the streets of Deepdale as fridge freezer dumped in fly-tipping incident

A concerned resident contacted Blog Preston to notify us there had been an instance of fly-tipping in their local area. They said they saw a white vehicle ditch the goods […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cottam Post Office reopens in community centre following ‘devastating’ flood

The owners of Cottam Post Office have opened up about the difficulties their shop faced following a major flood. Reopening temporarily from today (Thursday 11 November), at Cottam Community Centre, […]

7 months ago
Preston’s Light Foundation to resume monthly interfaith gatherings

Representatives of all faiths joined the meal at the Preston Quaker house Preston’s Light Foundation will resume its interfaith gatherings on the first Thursday of each month. Starting on Thursday 7 October, from 7.30pm to 9pm, residents of all faiths will gather […]

8 months ago
Preston schools’ multi-academy trust wins prestigious national award

A multi-academy trust responsible for two Preston schools has won a prestigious national award. Star Academies is responsible for 30 primary and secondary schools, including Preston’s The Olive School and […]

11 months ago
Fishwick and St Matthews residents needed to become ‘Great Listeners’ in their community

FAM Big Local are recruiting a team of ten residents from Fishwick and St Matthews to be ‘Great Listeners.’ A Great Listener will ask the local community for their views on […]

1 year ago
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