Helping Keep The Preston & Lancashire Community Local
Sun March 29, 2020
- Skelmersdale stab murder suspect arrested - The victim was found with fatal stab wounds to the chest at a property in Skelmersdale, police say.
- Belmont moorland fire: Huge grass blaze breaks out - The fire in Lancashire started the day after people were seen having barbecues on the moor.
- Coronavirus: Will food supply fears see a rise in home-grown veg? - "Food insecurity" could cause a wave of first time horticulturalists, experts say.
- Coronavirus: Thousands join Jay Flynn's virtual pub quiz - At least 300,000 people from around the world viewed Jay Flynn's pub quiz.
The victim was found with fatal stab wounds to the chest at a property in Skelmersdale, police say.
The fire in Lancashire started the day after people were seen having barbecues on the moor.
"Food insecurity" could cause a wave of first time horticulturalists, experts say.
At least 300,000 people from around the world viewed Jay Flynn's pub quiz.
New advice clarifies that people should use "open spaces" close to home when they go out for exercise.
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
Step-by-step, what to do to help prevent the spread of the virus.
The virus is spreading around the world, but what is it and what are the symptoms?
Everybody should be avoiding non-essential contact, and you should stay at home wherever possible.
What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?
Can I travel somewhere to exercise, are loss of taste and smell symptoms, and other questions answered.
Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013
COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.
Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013
BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013
EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.
Posted by Administrator : Monday 4th March 2013
ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition.
Posted by Administrator : Saturday 2nd March 2013
THERE IS NOTHING WORNG WITH A GOOD LOCAL. It is no secret that our local pubs have suffered in the last decade due to numerous factors such changing nightlife trends (Bars and Clubs), the recession (meaning people have less to spend), alcohol awareness campaigns, the general costs of ale and rent and increases in government tax’s on alcoholic beverages.
Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013
ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.
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