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Opinion: Why Preston must be heard against English Defence League demonstration

Police at the EDL demo in Preston in November 2010 I’ve lived in Preston for a good part of my life. I came here as a very young child, living in the Avenham area, and going to Frenchwood school. We […]

1 year ago
Seven things Prestonians said on hearing there might be a charge for collecting brown bins

Collecting brown bin from homes in Preston may now come with an added charge. Preston City Council has unveiled plans to charge £30 per year per garden waste bin from […]

1 year ago
Opinion: Reflecting on the legacy of councillor Tom Burns

Councillor Tom Burns I can’t believe it’s almost two years since the death of my good friend and fellow Councillor Tom Burns. I was sat in a Neighbourhood Planning meeting in the YMCA […]

1 year ago
Opinion: Spending Christmas in St Catherine’s Hospice learning to manage cancer pain

St Catherine's Hospice at Lostock Hall I didn’t expect to be waking up on Christmas morning in a hospice. But my life’s like that now. The results of one scan can throw all my plans up […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: Nine things 2016 holds for Preston

A pot of gold could come in handy for public finances in Preston during 2016 Pic: Tony Worrall The end of the year draws near and like the Christmas Lights in Preston city centre the lights are going out one by one (gradually). It’s a good chance to […]

1 year ago
Opinion: Proud Preston keeps calm and shops on

Outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre entrance on Thursday Pic: Tony Worrall The run up to Christmas is a stressful time of year for most. A time filled with trying to buy presents, running errands and ensuring you’ve got everything in. On […]

1 year ago
Have you seen Santa on a Fulwood roundabout?

Spot the Santa! Commuters have been given a bit of festive cheer as a Preston roundabout gets a Christmas makeover. In what has become a modern Fulwood tradition the Bluebell Way roundabout gets […]

1 year ago
Chippy review: West End Fish Bar in Blackpool Road

The fish and chip supper from the West End Fish Bar Having set the Preston internets into meltdown asking for where the best fish and chips could be found in the city, we decided to take their advice and try out […]

1 year ago
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