Long Preston Village News

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*****Postponement*****

It is with great regret the May Day committee have made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s celebrations. At the time of writing, the Government is aiming to reduce the spread of Covid-19 infection, with possible isolation of older adults, uncertainty over public gatherings, events, and school closures. Local elections have already been postponed for a year and there is speculation that peak infection in the UK may be in May/June. It is unclear when it may be rescheduled, but we will make sure all information is posted in the Parish Magazine, via school, village notice boards, and on the Village Website (https://longpreston.info/).

LONG PRESTON VILLAGE HALL

200 CLUB WINNERS FOR MARCH 2020

33 MIKE BROWN 10
68 STEWART ROBERTSHAW 10
48 EMMY&DAN HODGSON 10
36 COLIN WARD 10
61 MATT BROWN 10
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BADMINTON

The Long Preston Badminton Club plays on Tuesday evenings during term time from 7.30pm to 9.30pm in the Long Preston Primary School's hall (up School Lane).

The Club is always on the lookout for new, experienced players to join its ranks.

It costs just £3 per night  (plus an annual fee of £30)for people who want to play regularly, or £5 per night for people who just want to play every once in a while.

Please contact Stewart Robertshaw, Club Chair, on 01729 840554 if you are interested.

The club will be starting its new season on Tuesday 1 October 2019. Please contact Stewart for other dates if you can’t make the first.

The Light Music Society (LMS)

The LMS is a  not-for-profit Society and  has recently taken over Magna House to house its library. The LMS exists to promote and champion light music throughout the world. It is also the backing organisation for the massive Library of Light Orchestral Music. The collection holds over 40,000 sets of orchestral music, much of which is unique to the library.

Further details of this Society can be found on the Village Business tab.

The Village Hall now has wifi available to its users. This facility has been provided by Long Preston Parish Council.  The router will have the name VillageWiFi  and the current password is freeforall .

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