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 […]


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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