A round-up of news in brief from across Lancashire
Charity ball will raise funding
Get your glad rags on and raise money for charity at a ball on November 2. In a bid to raise money for the Joining Jack charity, Shaw Hill Golf Club will host the event from 7pm. A £50 ticket includes champagne reception, four course dinner, auction, and entertainment.
A host of entertainment will be appearing at Rumes Nightclub, Preston to celebrate Preston Pride. Hazell Dean, Kitty Brucknell and Coco Malone are just some of the acts appearing on Oct 28.
No place like it
The Museum of Lancashire will host, ‘Oz - There’s No Taste Like Home’, a night of Film, talk & Lancashire cheese tasting on October 3 from 6pm.
Free CV course
A free CV writing course will be held at Moor Nook Estate Management Board, Ribbleton on October 7.
The OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) social group will hold a drop-in session at The Connolly Centre in Ashton, Preston on Monday September 30 from 7pm to 9pm.
Blood donor sessions will be held at St Mary’s Village Hall on Cop Lane, Penwortham tomorrow from 1.45pm to 3.45pm and 5pm to 7.30pm.
Black smoke at city warehouse
Fire crews were called to an incident at a Preston warehouse. Two engines raced to the scene on Brook Street, where thick black smoke could be seen. Watch Manager Steve Boyne said an electrical fault in a light fitting caused a fire, but the supply tripped and caused the supply to stop itself.
Art event date
An art demonstration by Pam Potter will be held at South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre on Saturday October 19 from 10.30am. For information call 01772 422041.
There will be a selection of homemade goods at Longton Market on Friday October 4. It takes place at St Andrew’s Church Hall in the village from 10am.
Goods on sale at harvest market
Support small producers, locally and globally, at Fulwood Harvest Farmers’ Market . Goods will be on sale on Saturday September 28 between 10am and 2pm at Fulwood Methodist Church Crossroads Centre, Watling St Road. Call 07813870641 for info.
A woman was released from her car after colliding with a HGV on Whalley Road, Samlesbury shortly before 2pm on Tuesday.
A free video editing course will take place at Moor Nook Estate Management Board, Ribbleton on October 30. Call 01772 268005