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Preston is one of the most miserable places in the UK

A Preston sunset Pic: Sonia Bashir A Preston sunset Pic: Sonia Bashir Preston has had another badge bestowed upon it in the long-running list of best, worst, places. The city has been ranked as one of […]

1 week ago
Opinion: Why Michael Sheen was looking to Preston for inspiration

Hollywood star Micheal Sheen was in Preston meeting Preston councillors (far left) and the shadow chancellor Hollywood star Michael Sheen was in Preston meeting Preston councillors (far left) and the shadow chancellor Last week, me and a blood-sucking vampire joined a professor and some other bearded […]

1 week ago
Watch the Lancashire dialect explained by Korean Billy

Talking about the phrase, not the presenter An explanation of the Lancashire dialect has been released in the latest in a series for Koreans visiting the UK. Korean Billy has been translating various British dialects for foreign […]

1 week ago
Look up ‘how not to to install a bus lane’ and you’ll find Preston

County councillor John Fillis is responsible for highways across Lancashire - including the Fishergate scheme County councillor John Fillis is responsible for highways across Lancashire – including the Fishergate scheme The Fishergate folly reached another level in its sorry saga on Thursday afternoon. ‘Inadequate’ is […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement We need to talk about South Ribble being the best place to live

Pool reflection in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall Pool reflection in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall I read an article on the Daily Express this morning. I know, but bear with me. That piece discussed, in the same way […]

2 months ago
Opinion: Here’s why council tax is going up AGAIN in Preston

Part of Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Part of Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall It’s that time again. For (at least) the sixth year in a row, council tax is going up and services are going […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 months 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 months ago
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