Monthly Archives: February 2017


The start of the new season is here! Let’s hope that March is kinder this year and not too chilly.  Mild winters often lead to cold springs, so let’s hope this year is better. There is so much beginning to happen in the garden and so many jobs to do.  The dwarf spring bulbs are […]


Hundreds of local business guests descended on the new-look Winckley Square as a special ‘Hangout’ event was held to mark final tree being planted and the Chamber of Commerce celebrating the end of their Centenary year. Around 200 guests, many from the local area, joined dignitaries for an afternoon-tea to formally mark two significant milestones. […]


The Lancashire Cookbook, featuring Preston city centre’s dining scene, has been flying off shelves across the region. Preston’s restaurant offer has evolved significantly which led to an exclusive invitation to feature in a best-selling book. The Lancashire Cook Book outshone its regional title competitors across Manchester, Yorkshire and Cheshire in key supermarkets, being narrowly beaten […]


Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival 2019

Matilda Cowgill-Smith was crowned as this year’s festival queen at the Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival (GWWF) last Saturday 1st June 2019. The procession started off...

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Are your feet ready for the beach?

Summer is here! It’s time for sandals but are your feet fit to be seen in public? It might be time for some professional assistance… A traditional Chiropody / Podiatry treatment...

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Garden View – This Month – Black-Eyed Susan

You might not know its name, but you are probably familiar with the Rudbeckia. A late summer perennial daisy. It's sometimes called Coneflower or Black-eyed Susan. It flowers from early...

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