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What do Prestonians call a TV remote?

Who would have thought there were so many names for one little gadget? Nearly every home will have one,  we would all pick it up and use it without even thinking, […]

1 year ago
New movable benches on Preston Flag Market

Having a break on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall New benches on Preston Flag Market have been proving popular. Preston City Council has bought a number of the movable benches. Large blue wheels allow the benches to be moved […]

1 year ago
Religious procession on Sunday afternoon along New Hall Lane in Preston

On Sunday afternoon 17 May, a religious procession took place along New Hall Lane in Preston. There were stepped road closures as the procession progressed along the length of New Hall […]

2 years ago
Preston Marina – Terns and Algae

  Wooden Tern trays were today being established at the nesting site of a colony of terns in Preston Marina.  In recent years Preston Council has worked with the RSPB […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mystery of Prescott’s Court on student apartments construction site in Friargate

As most Prestonians will know, there has been a demolition of properties in an area on lower Friargate, to the north side of Great Shaw Street. The properties concerned in […]

2 years ago
Opinion: Why the humble coffee bean is the answer to Preston’s Unhealthiest High-street label

Read about Ham and Jam coffee shop here Richard Lowthian is setting up Preston’s largest independent coffee shop. Here Richard gives his reaction to the latest report that Preston has […]

2 years ago
Six things Prestonians said on hearing city has unhealthiest high street in the land

Fast food outlets and payday loan stores were among the factors which counted against Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston made the headlines for all the wrong reasons this week as it was branded the unhealthiest high street in Britain by public health experts. Everyone had a view and […]

2 years ago
The Harris Museum & Art Gallery hosts ‘Picture The Poet’ with Benjamin Zephaniah & others

On Friday 20 March 2015 the Harris Museum & Art Gallery hosted an evening of performance with Banjamin Zephaniah and others. Tarquin Scott went along to the event to take […]

2 years ago
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