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Mayor of South Ribble plants tree in Hoghton for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The Mayor of South Ribble has planted a tree in a Hoghton field to support The Queen’s Green Canopy project. Mayor of South Ribble Councillor Jane Bell planted a rowan […]

2 months ago
Preston Central Scout Group to hold recruitment evening this Thursday

A Preston Scout group are holding an open evening this week to recruit young people and adults. The Preston Central Scout Group open evening will be held on Thursday 3 […]

3 months ago
UCLan vet visits Holyrood Palace to receive OBE from Princess Anne

A UCLan vet surgeon has attended Holyrood Palace to accept an OBE after landing a place in the Queen’s 2020 New Year Honours list. Princess Anne awarded Dr Heather Bacon, […]

4 months ago
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 […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council approves New Deal for Greater Lancashire devolution plans

A carpet of daffodils in Cottam Pic: Tony Worrall Council leaders have approved plans for a county deal that will see local powers take control of regional funding and decision-making. Our New Deal for a Greater Lancashire identifies areas […]

4 months ago
South Ribble residents receive free trees under council green initiative

South Ribble residents have received over 7,600 free trees under a council green scheme held at Worden and Withy Grove Parks. On Saturday 15 and Saturday 22 January, South Ribble […]

4 months ago
Penwortham schoolchildren receive 100 seedling Christmas trees

Kingsfold Primary School was closed on Friday morning Pic: Google National Grid has donated 12 mature trees and over 100 seedling Christmas trees to a Penwortham school to mark the end of powerline works in the area. Kingsfold Primary School […]

5 months ago
Ashton-on-Ribble hedgehog and bird rescue appeals for supplies

A Preston animal rescue running low on tinned pet food has issued a public appeal for supplies. The non-profit Preston Hedgehog Rescue Ltd and Preston Bird Rescue have asked for […]

5 months ago
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