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Kind Holly’s rainbows for NHS staff working through the coronavirus outbreak

Holly with her bucket full of rainbows A 10-year-old girl from Cadley Causeway has made hundreds of rainbow badges to say thank you to NHS staff working on the frontlines during the coronavirus pandemic. Holly Middleton-Kelly had been due […]

1 year ago
New directory aims to connect Preston and South Ribble businesses with people in self-isolation

Peter Booth Opticians Pic: Google Maps A new online directory is aiming to connect businesses who have adapted their models due to coronavirus with people who are self-isolating. The website – helppenwortham.com – was set up […]

1 year ago
Share your rainbows in the Harris’ first virtual exhibition

One of Preston's rainbow creation Pic: Cat Morewin/Facebook The Harris’ first-ever virtual exhibition will be a rainbow-fest created by Prestonians. Across the nation, people have been putting pictures of rainbows in their windows to spread joy during the […]

1 year ago
Warning to beware of coronavirus-related scams

Woman holding mobile phone Pic: Pixabay Trading Standards experts are warning people to beware of criminals and rogue traders who are trying to con people with coronavirus-related scams. Fraudsters are preying on people’s uncertainty and fear […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston joins the nation in Clap for our Carers

Residents took to their doorsteps in Kilruddery Road Applause rang out across Preston tonight as residents opened their doors and windows to show support for NHS staff working on the frontlines during the coronavirus pandemic. The national Clap […]

1 year ago
Rosemere Cancer Foundation confirms plans amid coronavirus outbreak

Walk-in-the-Dark-2020 Rosemere Cancer Foundation has announced its plans amid the coronavirus outbreak – including postponements of events and closure of offices and coffee shops. The charity’s fundraising office at the Royal […]

1 year ago
How Prestonians are responding to coronavirus lockdown rules

Pedestrians by Preston Dock during lockdown Many parts of Preston have become deserted since Monday, when Boris Johnson announced a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The following day (Tuesday 24 March), Deepdale Retail […]

1 year ago
Independent Preston retailers adapting to coronavirus closures

Joan and Jade outside the new shop Independent Preston retailers that have closed their doors to reduce the spread of coronavirus are looking to adapt their business models. Not all the city’s retailers waited for Government advice, […]

1 year ago
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