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Residents urged to ‘Plant Preston’ for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Avenham Park in autumn Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Council has invited residents to plant trees on their properties this March to mark the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations. Last year, Preston was chosen as a Champion City for Her Majesty […]

7 months ago
Penwortham Girls’ High School wins UNICEF children’s rights award

Penwortham Girls' High School Pic: Google A Penwortham school has won a children’s rights award following an official UNICEF assessment. Penwortham Girls’ High School received the Rights Respecting Schools Silver Award, marking progress towards embedding children’s […]

8 months ago
Preston family don festive outfits for St Catherine’s Hospice ‘Santa Drive by’

A local family has taken to the streets to spread Christmas cheer and raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice. This month, Adam Hennings and his family have dressed as Santa […]

8 months ago
In pictures: Preston gathers to celebrate the work of Tony Worrall

An exhibition featuring the work of beloved Preston photographer Tony Worrall took place at The Larder last Saturday. In attendance on Saturday 11 December was the Mayor of Preston Cllr […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Formerly homeless Preston charity rep enjoys lunch with The Duchess of Cornwall

A Preston charity rep has attended lunch at Clarence House with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. Karen is Emmaus’ Head of Support in Lancashire and attended an event at the royal […]

9 months ago
Preston artist Lubaina Himid to feature at Tate Modern exhibition

Lubaina Himid moved to Preston in the 1980s and has carved out her artistic career here An influential Preston artist will next week feature at a solo exhibition at the Tate Modern. The work of Lubaina Himid will be available to view from 25 November 2021 […]

9 months ago
Preston awarded ‘Champion City’ status under Queen’s green space scheme

Preston has received ‘Champion City’ status under The Queen’s Green Canopy tree planting initiative. The scheme, celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee and marking National Tree Week, highlights the leadership, dynamism, and […]

9 months ago
Preston boy celebrates ninth birthday with hair-cutting fundraiser

A nine-year-old Preston boy who cut his hair for charity has raised £800 for two worthy causes. Toby Parkinson had his long hair cut, the first since he was a […]

9 months ago
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