With Run Preston two weeks away we take a look at the routes planned for the runs on the day. The event includes a 10k and a 5k route which take you through Preston’s city centre. They take in the River Ribble, Avenham and Miller Park and the back streets of Winckley Square. You’ve still got time to enter, as registration deadline is Friday 19 […]4 days ago by Ed Walker Share
A late night shopping event place takes place at a Preston shopping centre later in September. Fishergate Shopping Centre is hosting its first VIP Fashion Night. Stores in the centre are offering exclusive discounts for the night and live fashion shows are to take place. Pop up fashion stalls will line parts of the centre from local businesses such as Coco Boo. A hair salon […]5 days ago by Ed Walker Share
I want to like Chinese food I really do, but there is only so many times I can be cheaply won over by salt and sugar. Mercifully Tang is helping fight the battle against stereotypically luminous Chinese cuisine, with authentic dishes that thankfully do without the fortune cookie. Tang is managed by Rob, a vivacious gentleman who obviously cares very much about what he does. […]5 days ago by Jonathan Dawson Share Want to promote your local business?
A star of Strictly come Dancing is to strut his stuff in Preston in the Spring. Brendan Cole brings his A Night To Remember tour to the Guild Hall in March. As part of 48 date tour the venue, due to move into local millionaire businessman Simon Rigby’s hands from October, is hosting Cole’s cast of dancers, musicians and singers. Cole will lead dancers through […]6 days ago by Ed Walker Share
The Autumn Steam Gala takes place at the Ribble Steam Railway on Saturday and Sunday. Hot behind the tracks from the Preston to Southport 50th anniversary event on Saturday 6 September, the trains are running again. The steam gala sees trains running from 10am to 4.30pm, including a Victorian Passenger train the Vulcan. Running around the docks the Steam Gala sees steam enthusiasts and families […]7 days ago by Ed Walker Share
An event offering free activities for youngsters across the city during the school holidays has seen record take up. Park It saw more than 2,000 people attend throughout August as four Preston parks hosted events. Free sports sessions were offered during Friday evenings in Ribbleton Park, Dovedale Park, Ashton Park and Moor Park. Preston City Council say 2,140 youngsters and parents signed up and came […]7 days ago by Ed Walker Share