Koi carp worth up to £1,600 have been stolen from a pond at a Fulwood home. The eight fish, which measure more than 16 inches, were taken between 11pm on Tuesday 12 August and 5am on Wednesday 13 August. A tital water pump and airtech water pump were also stolen. Their owner, Vin, said the carp are worth between £150 to £200 each. He said: […]2 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
Market traders have voiced their concerns as Preston City Council pushes ahead with its proposal to demolish the Indoor Market. Council leader Peter Rankin has written to all stallholders outlining how stalls would move into a newly revamped covered market. A previous plan to restore the outdoor covered market to its former glory was knocked back by the Heritage Lottery Fund in March. The city […]2 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
These too cute for word pictures show feeding time for three orphaned hedgehogs. The baby hedgehogs lost their mother on a nearby road. Preston Hedgehog Rescue, based in Fulwood, have taken them on and are nursing them back to health. Anyone wishing to help the Hedgehog Rescue should contact The Preston Bible.2 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share Want to promote your local business?
More raids have been carried out across Preston as police continue their crackdown on drug dealing in the city. Four men were arrested as police smashed in doors on residential streets in Brookfield and Fishwick. Those arrested during Wednesday’s raids are: A 28 year old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of two counts of possessing heroin with intent to supply and being […]2 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
Plans lodged for the transformation of Preston’s Guild Hall are taking their influence from across the UK and beyond. The Frank Whittle Partnersip who drew up the designs for the new escalators and big screen entrance to the building have revealed where they are looking for inspiration. They highlight theatres and civic venues in Liverpool, London, Canada, Spain and the United States in their designs. […]2 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
As the closure of The Frog and Bucket, Preston’s only dedicated comedy club, is announced, three local comedians mourn its passing. Preston born comedian Dan Nightingale, star of the Edinburgh Fringe, compered the opening night of the Lord’s Walk club five years ago. Since then, the tiny venue has staged shows by stars including Liverpool comic John Bishop, TV chatshow host Sarah Millican, Royal Variety […]2 weeks ago by Judith Dornan Share