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These are Preston’s hidden gems

Sometimes Preston doesn’t get painted in the best light, but tens of thousands of us choose to live here and we know the corners of tranquillity that make it a […]

1 year ago
What’s it like inside Solita Preston?

Inside Solita, pizza fries, the neons, the colourful cow and a starter I’ve been looking forward to being able to write that title ever since I heard the news that Solita would be coming to Preston back in April, and finally I […]

1 year ago
Why storm clouds remain over Preston City Council’s financial position

Stormy skies remain over Preston in terms of its financial position Pic: Tony Worrall Imagine a constantly stormy sea, where you are tossed around a lifeboat like a rag doll, at the whim of forces beyond your control and then, just briefly, the storm […]

1 year ago
Takeaway review: Gourmet fish and chips and tackling the Sumo Dogs at Friargate Fish and Chips

Chips were crinkled, fish was flaky and soft As it was National Fish and Chip day it seemed rude not to see what Preston’s newest chippy had to offer. Friargate Fish and Chips opened on Tuesday in what […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 years 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
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