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Tributes to ‘larger than life’ Preston man who died suddenly aged 50

The family and friends of a much-loved Preston man who recently died have launched a fundraiser to pay for the funeral costs. Brian Coulton was a well-known figure around Preston, […]

3 months ago
Preston funeral directors invite residents to hang stars on memorial Christmas tree

Local funeral directors H. J. Whalley and Sons have invited residents to hang stars on a memorial Christmas tree to honour loved ones lost in 2021. The firm, part of […]

7 months ago
Fundraiser to help family of Lewis Turner pay for ‘the best send off there has ever been’ raises over £8,000

Lewis Turner, 20. Pic: Lancashire police A fundraiser has been started to pay for the funeral of 20-year-old Lewis Turner, who died after a collision in New Longton on Saturday (21 August). Lewis, from Chorley, was riding an […]

10 months ago
Fundraiser to help pay for funeral of young Prestonian who drowned at St Anne’s

Prestonian Adam Dodd tragically lost his life at sea after getting into difficulty swimming at St Anne’s Pier. There is a fundraiser to help Adam’s devastated family give him the […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Funeral guidance reissued by Preston City Council after report of gatherings breaching Covid rules

Preston Cemetery which borders Fishwick and Ribbleton Pic: spudfrawley Preston City Council have issued a reminder for Covid funeral guidance to funeral directors and the Preston Muslim Burial Society. The current restrictions means that up to 30 people can […]

1 year ago
Colleagues in Ashton-on-Ribble raise money for Lancashire Mind charity

Staff at Co-op Funeralcare in Ashton-on-Ribble took part in a sponsored cycle event Team members at Co-op Funeralcare in Ashton-on-Ribble completed a 12-hour bike ride from inside the funeral home to raise funds for people living with mental illnesses. Four colleagues took turns […]

2 years ago
Preston set to endure ‘grief pandemic’ following coronavirus lockdown

The Co-op has released a report revealing the devastating impact lockdown has had on Preston’s ability to grieve and warns the city could face a grief pandemic. An online YouGov survey, commissioned […]

2 years ago
A final farewell to Paul Fletcher as funeral plans are announced

Friends and family of Paul Fletcher will pay their last respects to the Penwortham dad of two when his funeral takes place on Tuesday. A service will be held at […]

3 years ago
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