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What can Preston’s teenage councillor bring to politics?

Jade with step dad Martyn In the early hours of May 6th an 18-year-old was elected to Preston Council. It was reported by many news outlets including the national BBC news website. Alongside the congratulations […]

1 year ago
Opinion: Can Preston support two major cinema and restaurant developments?

The Vue scheme and the Markets both include a multi-screen cinema There’s more than the price of popcorn being puzzled over in Preston city centre at the moment, as two rival schemes are being put together for cinema complexes. Although many […]

2 years ago
Banksy style graffiti appears on Moor Park toilet block

"Mummy, what's that doggy doing?" - the graffiti in Moor Park Pic: Andrew Hobbs An imitation Banksy has appeared in Moor Park. On the side of the toilet block wall two dogs have appeared in an interesting position. Andrew Hobbs sent in the picture […]

2 years ago
How a Preston nurse came to my aid after being knocked from my bike

Shirah, and the spot on Garstang Road where she came off her bike You didn’t have to stop, when you saw my bike on the middle of Garstang Road, with me laying unconscious somewhere near it – you were off duty and the […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement What is it like taking on Escape Rooms Preston?

We didn't make it out, but we enjoyed the challenge I don’t usually spend my weekends locked in handcuffs, frantically attempting to escape from prison… but this Saturday was different. We headed to Escape Room Preston not really knowing what […]

2 years ago
Opinion: How closure of Emmanuel Church doesn’t mean its spirit won’t live on

It has been public knowledge for some time that the Emmanuel Church building in Brook Street is being closed for public worship due to an extensive dry rot problem. The […]

2 years ago
Taste test: Trying out Review bar’s big burger ambitions

Saying you’re going to have the best burger in town is a pretty bold statement to make. Review bar, located within Preston Guild Hall, is doing this. The city has […]

2 years ago
Opinion: Why Orbital bus route cut is a cynical move too far from Preston Bus

The Orbit bus route What goes around, comes around…unless you’re the Preston Orbital bus route. Rotala, the owners of former employee-owned Preston Bus, claim the route is impractical and unprofitable. They have announced a […]

2 years ago
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