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Spotlight On CCG Members - Jonathon Moss - April 2020

~~It’s true to say that you should never underestimate the abilities of a dyslexic person. For many it can serve as a strength, not a weakness. That’s exactly how Jonathon Moss, the focus for this month’s ‘Spotlight on CCG Members’ has positively engaged with it. Let us...

Key Features Of The CCG:-2. 'Members' - 31/03/20

~Welcome to ‘Key Features of The CCG’. Each week I’ll be reviewing various aspects of The CCG website as a reminder about the significance of the organization and how you can easily access such features. This week I’ll be looking at ‘Members’. The Members area ...

The Retrospective Blog - 2. 'Preston Soup' - 29/03/20

~Welcome to week two of ‘The Retrospective Blog’. Each week until we can return to normality I’ll be looking back at some of the events The CCG has had the pleasure to be involved. This week I’m focusing on ‘Preston Soup’. This was an American import  whic...

The Ferret Launches Funding Campaign To Escape Permanent Closure

~Music is an intrinsic part of life. As adults many of us go the local pub to experience live music from a new or already established musician. The Ferret on Flyde Road, Preston has been open since 2006. During it’s 14 year reign it’s opened it’s doors to some of the world&rsquo...

Warning To Beware Of Coronavirus-related Scams

~Unfortunately there are bad people out there. People who will use every crisis into a personal advantage for their own financial benefit. Trading Standards experts are warning people to beware of criminals and rogue traders who are trying to con people with corona virus-related scams. Phoney ...

Preston Joins The Nation In Clap For Our Carers

~The world is a very different place now. What you were doing a month ago has changed somewhat to what you are doing now. One thing is guaranteed however. There is a team of superheroes known as the NHS who are fighting your back and your loved ones. All we have to do is stay at home and wash our...

Key Features Of The CCG- 'Gallery' - 24/03/20

~~Welcome to ‘Key Features of the CCG’. Each week until the virus fades away  I’ll be highlighting the excellent features made readily available when you access the CCG website. These cover the following seven:- 1. GALLERY 2.  MEMBERS 3.  PATRONS 4.&...

The Retrospective Blog - 1. Stand Together Against Racism ( STAR) Event

~Welcome to ‘The Retrospective Blog’ each week until the virus has diminished I’ll be writing about the positive events The CCG has had the pleasure to host over the last several years. This week I’m going to be  looking at The Stand Together Against Racism Event ( ST...

Annual Preston Health Mela - Cancelled - In Response To Corona Virus

~The definition of the word ‘Mela’  is a Sanskrit word meaning 'gathering' or 'to meet' or a 'fair'. It is used in the Indian subcontinent for all sizes of gatherings and can be religious, commercial, cultural or sport-related. It seems ironic then that an...

Shocking Theatre Show Set To Rock Preston

~At a time of unprecedented panic and absolute chaos, it’s vital that we, the general public, have something to look forward to, something we know we can attend  in approximately  six months time that will release us all from the captivity known as ‘corona’. Originally...

The Harris To Close In Response To Coronavirus Advice

~It’s a much loved building for the younger generation as it is for the older ones. It plays host to live music and has interactive sessions for children. Continuous exhibitions make it as relevant as it was when it was first commissioned in 1877 by it’s founder Edmund Harris. Sadly, ...

Social Work - Return To Study Event - UCLAN - 4pm - 7.30pm - 19/03/20

~Are you an older person? Perhaps you have a teenage children and you are juggling time spent with them as well as a full time job. For mature students the thought of going back to school can feel like a daunting prospect. But could your life experience be an advantage for your next career path? ...