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Preston to host series of free ‘Get Stuck In’ holiday clubs this summer

Preston will host a series of free ‘Get Stuck In’ holiday clubs this summer to support families across the borough. A similar scheme ran successfully across Blackburn with Darwen last […]

2 days ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 17 to 23

Looking down the Old Tram Road during Sunday 25 October. Preston and Lancashire residents can currently meet outdoors keeping to the rule of six. Pic: Tony Worrall It has been a hot one in Preston this week, and while temperatures soared, there were lots of fascinating stories to share. From a 12-year-old Preston schoolgirl winning a ‘Step […]

4 days ago
Preston’s ‘strong cultural and creative community’ highlighted as Lancashire revives bid for UK City of Culture 2025

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The Lancashire 2025 team has submitted an expression of interest for UK City of Culture 2025 following the axing of the original bid last month. The three-year process, in which […]

1 week ago
Lancashire Resilience Forum urges residents ‘to be sensible’ following easing of lockdown restrictions

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling The Lancashire Resilience Forum has asked residents ‘to be sensible’ following the easing of coronavirus restrictions. As legal restrictions lift across the country, the forum said Lancashire residents need to […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Transport schemes in Preston and Lancashire could receive up to £50m boost

Work continuing on the Preston Western Distributor Pic: Blog Preston Moves to support a bid for up to £50million for transport schemes in Lancashire look set to be given the green light by councillors. The government has made £4.8billion available […]

2 weeks ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 3 to 9

Preston's skyline along the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. Preston McDonald’s volunteers fundraised £11,000 during a district litter pick and the Euros Fan Zone sold […]

2 weeks ago
Lancashire County Council warn against scams targeting vulnerable residents

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Across Lancashire, dodgy doorstep traders, bogus holiday offers and pretend Post Office texts are just some of the scams currently doing the rounds. A cold caller conned one resident in […]

3 weeks ago
Petition started to overturn Lancashire County Council’s decision to pull out of City of Culture 2025 bid

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall A petition has been started after Lancashire County Council withdrew its support for the UK City of Culture 2025 bid with no reasonable explanation. County Councillor Alan Vincent, Deputy Leader […]

3 weeks ago
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