Turtle Bay is Preston’s latest restaurant-come-bar to have risen from the recession, bringing with it a much-needed splash of colour to the city centre. It could be that rare establishment that is both a family-friendly place for diners that is also stylish enough attract late night drinkers. Time will tell, but the early signs are very positive. I’m always sceptical of themed restaurants that offer […]2 weeks ago by Jonathan Dawson Share
It was that time of year again when young and old put on their Santa and reindeer outfits and set off to run for the St Catherine’s charity event. Despite the very cold and awfully inclement weather everyone was keen to run the dash, even the little ones could not wait to have a go and it is fair to say that all concerned were, in […]2 weeks ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
This year’s Preston Christmas Lights are the biggest stretch they’ve ever been going down Friargate, Fishergate, part of Church Street and onto the Flag Market. Our photographer Paul Melling felt they look their best on a rainy night. He took his camera out and saw how they sparkled across the city. Have you taken any snaps of the Christmas Lights? Add them in the comments […]2 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share Want to reach Prestonians Advertise here? Want to promote your local business?
We braved the traffic one evening to take a walk down Fishergate to see the Christmas Lights, using hyperlapse technology. If you’re on our app click here to watch. It speeds up our walk to give you a slight flying sensation along the pavements. This year’s Christmas Lights whizz overhead and shoppers go about their evening business in Preston. The Christmas Lights are part of […]2 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
Hogarths, the latest hostelry to appear in Preston which opened 5 December, is quaintly described as a “Victorian Style Gin Palace”. The premises of the former Academy in Church Street has been completely refurbished and restyled with a classical Victorian look and feel and is all set to become one of Preston’s most popular bars where you can enjoy a selection of over 80 different gins, cask ales and […]2 weeks ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
Auditions for a musical version of Peter Pan will be held at the Guild Hall on Sunday, December 14. Chosen candidates will join a professional cast playing the parts of Lost Boys, Indians and other roles from the iconic story. Most exciting of all, the roles of Tinkerbell, John and Michael will all be available to talented youngsters. It’s a great opportunity for young talent […]2 weeks ago by Luke Beardsworth Share