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Challenge issued to Preston eateries with two star or below food hygiene

Simon Neighbour, environmental health inspector, and a crisp packet nibbled by mice found during an inspection Simon Neighbour, environmental health inspector, and a crisp packet nibbled by mice found during an inspection The Food Hygiene Rating scheme sees premises allocated a rating of between zero and five at […]

1 week ago
Opinion: A 10-point plan for Preston in 2017

Skyline of Preston catches a golden glow Pic: Paul Melling Skyline of Preston catches a golden glow Pic: Paul Melling For 20 plus years Preston has stagnated, increasingly falling behind its Lancashire neighbours Manchester and Liverpool. The last 12 months, […]

3 weeks ago
What it was like at the anti-Trump demo in Preston

A sign held up against the Harris A sign held up against the Harris Preston hasn’t seen a protest since the EDL march last year, so the hype surrounding this ‘Anti-Trump’ rally was building pretty fast. Starting […]

3 weeks ago
What we made of Martin Creed at the Harris

Be happy? Another of Creed's exhibitions The temporary sign for the Harris as part of Creed’s work Pic: Paul Melling On Wednesday evening my son and I caught sight of Martin Creed’s Work no 203: EVERYTHING […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement What Prestonians said about the potential new cat café

A cat watches the snow fall in Preston Pic: Tabitha Boydell Preston could be getting its very own cat café, similar to the popular Manchester Cat Café, as a proposal to launch such an attraction has been made. Mark, a huge […]

1 month ago
Opinion: Why opening a cat cafe in Preston is a terrible idea

Cat cafe's have become popular across the UK, like this one in Nottingham Pic: Tony Worrall This is a guest post from Becca Schofield, who is a veterinary nurse from Preston. She’s currently working abroad volunteering with animals. Most people know a person who loves cats. […]

1 month ago
Opinion: How Preston Council claim they are starting a financial revolution

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP visiting employee owned TAS Partnership on Guildhall St – April 2016 Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP visiting employee owned TAS Partnership on Guildhall St – April 2016A new year has begun and politics is embracing something of an anti establishment feel. […]

1 month ago
Here’s how Preston responded to the new bus lane coming to the city centre

What the new traffic rules would mean Another bus lane is coming to Preston city centre. The new stretch of bus-only road will be located on the southern stretch of Tithebarn Street, with Lancashire County Council preparing to […]

2 months ago
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