Monthly Archives: January 2017

Woodland Trust – Preston

The Woodland Trust owns and cares for a cluster of nine woods in the Fulwood area of Preston. These range from tiny Moss Leach, which is home to the scheduled ancient monument of Cromwell’s Mound, to Masons Wood, a beautiful ancient woodland with mature trees and a rich bird life, and Sandybrook, which is popular […]


For most of us as the last chime of Big Ben sounds then we start to look ahead to the New Year and for some this is the time of the Resolution.  I think you will find on most people’s lists – “Get Fit” and what better way to start than to try an old […]

A Good Read

Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight We all think we know our children. We think we understand what makes them tick and we like to think that they would turn to us if they were in trouble. But do we really know what is going on in their lives? Kate certainly thought she knew about her […]


Recent winters have been so mild that it has been possible to garden all the year through. This allows extended planting time for trees and shrubs etc. Doing so at this time of year, is the best time for the plants because they are dormant and will settle in better ready to start growing in […]


Help Save Our Sewers and Seas

If you want to help reduce the amount of plastic entering our seas, rivers and oceans, save yourself costly drainage maintenance fees and contribute to stopping the formation of...

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Lancashire County Council Safe Trader Scheme

The Safe Trader Scheme is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year. The Scheme is operated by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service to assist residents of Lancashire to...

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Water Works – Why we should all drink more water

Ask most people how much fluid they are supposed to drink in a day, and they will reply "Eight glasses of water." This number has seeped into the public consciousness over the past couple...

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