Long Preston Village News


This will take place on Sunday 23 December from 3pm to 5pm.  Everyone is invited to come and sing – just turn up at the Village Hall just before 3pm.  No talent is needed!  Song sheets will be provided but please bring a torch as Sunday is very close to the shortest day.

Unfortunately there will be no singing along the main road due to the noise and narrow pavements.

The route will end at the Boars Head.



A new Facebook Group ‘Long Preston Informed’ has been started for people to advertise upcoming local community events, notify suspicious activity/people, lost pets and so on:


On 11 November 2018, Long Preston commemorated the end of World War 1 with a memorial service on Maypole Green and a lighting of a bonfire on Beacon Coppy, one of 1400 around the country.

See Village Events for Photographs.

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 .

Mayday was on Saturday 5th May 2018 and Skye Dinsdale is our new Mayday Queen.

Skye was 12 years old in April.  She attends Settle College having previously attended Long Preston Primary School. She lives in Long Preston with her mum, Julia, and her brother, Harris who is 14 years old.
Her favourite hobby is dancing and she attends a local dance school.   She is very much looking forward to being Long Preston’s May Queen.

Her other hobbies include sports.  She plays in the school girls’ rugby and netball teams, and she loves skiing. She also enjoys playing her flute and looking after her 9 chickens.





Skye Dinsdale
Skye Dinsdale
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