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Penwortham stalwart becomes Mayor of South Ribble

The new Mayor of South Ribble was been sworn in at a ceremony at the Civic Centre on Wednesday 18th May. Councillor Howarth is a long-standing Councillor and Leader of […]

5 hours ago
Astley Hall reopens with visit from Sir Lindsay Hoyle

Astley Hall has reopened following its two-year refurbishment, with a weekend of celebrations. Visitors were able to enjoy two days of free entertainment and Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP conducted the […]

11 hours ago
‘Pay What You Feel’ lunch to take place at Ingol’s Intact Centre

A ‘pay what you feel’ lunch will be hosted by the Intact Centre on Thursday 26th May. The lunch follows a previous successful community lunch in Ingol. The event will […]

1 day ago
Arc Cinema announced to run Preston Market cinema

The Arc Cinema will be the second anchor tenant for Animate, Preston’s city-owned £40million cinema and leisure complex. The cinema will have eight screens and joins Hollywood Bowl as a […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Retired postman from Penwortham braves the shave ahead of chemotherapy

A former postman has had his beard and head shaved to raise money for two charities. Ray Atkinson from Penwortham raised £4,451.12 Rosemere Cancer Foundation and the Communication Workers Union […]

1 month ago
South Ribble Borough Council and Chorley Council name new chief executive

The next Shared Chief Executive has been announced by South Ribble Borough Council and Chorley Council. Chris Sinnott will take on the role from January 2023, following on from Gary […]

1 month ago
Preston children in hospital get surprise Easter egg delivery

Children who spent their Easter in hospital in Preston were excited to have Easter Eggs on Easter morning. Children in Royal Preston Hospital, Chorley and South Ribble Hospital and Leyland’s […]

1 month ago
Most Preston primary school pupils get place at first-choice school

Queen's Drive Primary School. Pic: Blog Preston Most pupils starting primary school this September in Lancashire will be attending their first-choice school. New figures published today (Monday 19th April) show that 92.5 per cent of pupils in […]

1 month ago
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