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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 […]

7 days 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 week 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 week 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 […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: Some New Year’s resolutions for Prestonians

The sun rising over Preston Pic: Tony Worrall I’m making 5 new year resolutions for Preston. The future is finely balanced with much to be excited about and much to be feared – but you could help tip […]

3 weeks ago
Battle of Preston re-enacted and what’s involved in it

A soldier kitted out and Jacobites in a kilt With the recent anniversary of the Battle of Preston much has been written of the battle itself. Not often explored is the role of re-enactors in such events. Here we […]

4 weeks ago
Working Preston’s streets with the street cleaning team

Graham, 47, is working his way towards a good breakfast Stale smells of that last pint and cold chips hang in the murky air down Lancaster Road where it meets Church Street and Fishergate. Heels of the last glammed-up girls […]

1 month ago
Should Preston become a City of Sanctuary? Prestonians have their say

Massive influx of Syrian Kurdish refugees into Turkey Pic: EC/ECHO Preston City Council will deliberate whether refugees should be welcomed into the city at an upcoming meeting at Preston Town Hall. Council leader councillor Peter Rankin is supporting a group which seeks […]

1 month ago
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