A charity cycle ride starting from Preston to raise funds for a local childrens hospice has been announced. The Winckley Winter Warmer should see up to 100 cyclists taking on a 60km ride into the countryside to the south of Preston. A challenging route takes you out of Winckley Square, the start point, and down through Euxton, Eccleston and Mawdesley. Arriving at Rufford Marina the […]3 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
Volunteers are wanted to help Preston’s RSPCA Animal Centre improve the area around the centre. On Saturday 1 November an army of volunteers are asked to plant bulbs, weed, cut hedges and strim down overgrown areas at the Ribbleton centre. Management at the centre said: “Due to all our commitments and efforts going towards helping animals who have been mistreated and neglected, we unfortunately have […]3 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
An Autumnal cycle ride through the Preston countryside takes place on Sunday. The Sky Ride sets off from the UCLan Sports Arena and takes you on a 21 mile route through the Fylde’s villages. It includes a stop off at the Bonds Ice Cream Shop in Elswick. The tours are guided by a British Cycling trained leader and are free to take part in. Children […]4 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share Want to reach Prestonians Advertise here? Want to promote your local business?
Showing for today only, 29 October 2014, at the Museum of Lancashire, there is a performance from The Northumberland Theatre Company of ‘Notes from the front’. This presentation is a one man show, told through anecdote, poetry, prose and song, covering experiences of soldiers throughout history with a focus on WWI. These stories are necessarily tragic, but also show honour, humour and hope. A fitting celebration […]4 weeks ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
Preston Invincibles Lounge will play host the the Golden Years Roadshow on Friday November 14. The show, known as the Preston and Chorley 50+ show, will be free to attend. There will be two live cooking demonstrations made by a top chef in the local area. On top of that there will be a performance from Elvis Presley impersonator Tony Ravel who will be performing […]4 weeks ago by Luke Beardsworth Share
A Caribbean restaurant and bar is preparing to open in Preston’s city centre in late November. Turtle Bay, which is rapidly expanding across the country, will be on the ground floor of Crystal House facing onto Cheapside. The restaurant is to be able to seat 175 diners in nearly 7,000 square foot. Jerk chicken and more than 50 of other traditional Caribbean delicacies will be […]4 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share