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Story shorts - 17/12/13

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A round-up of news in brief from across Lancashire

Children’s Christmas fun

Children’s festive fun was set to begin today and run until Saturday in Preston’s indoor and outdoor market. Events will include a talk from Rudolf the reindeer and a penguin today, and Charlie the Chimp tomorrow. The events run from 10am to 4pm, entry is free.

Winter walk

A Winter wonderland walk will take place on December 27 at Haslam Park in Preston. It will run from 1pm to 3pm. Meet at the rangers pavilion. There is no charge for the event.

Festive market

A festive market kitchen will be held on Monday at the indoor market. It will run from 11am to 1pm and a demonstration will take place.

Council meeting

A meeting of Preston City Council’s cabinet is due to take place tomorrow. It will be held at Preston Town Hall at 6pm.

Mayor to attend charity concert

The Mayor of South Ribble, Coun Dorothy Gardner, will attend the Latter-day Saints Chapel in Longsands Lane, Fulwood, for a Christmas concert on Sunday. It is being hosted by Age Concern Central Lancashire and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Festive appeal

The Mayor of South Ribble, Coun Dorothy Gardner, will attend the Latter-day Saints Chapel in Longsands Lane, Fulwood, for a Christmas concert on Sunday. It is being hosted by Age Concern Central Lancashire and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Getting crafty

There’s a chance to make natural Christmas decorations at an event at Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve on Sunday, from 10am until noon.

Gig is a sell out

The Houghton Weavers concert at New Longton Village Hall in New Longton, near Preston, on Friday night has sold out.

Plans for home conversion

A house could be converted into flats if an application is approved. Plans have been submitted to Preston City Council for a change of use from a home into two self-contained flats. The proposal relates to a property in Tulketh Crescent in Ashton, and will be decided under delegated powers.

Home proposal submitted

A new home could be built in Preston if an application is approved. A proposal was lodged with the city council to build a detached home on Woodplumpton Road, in the rural north ward of the city. The full application will be decided under delegated powers.

Plans lodged

A conservatory may be built on the side of a Preston home if plans are approved. An application was lodged with the city council relating to a home on Glenluce Drive, Fishwick, and will be decided under delegated powers.

 

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