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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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: So was PrestFest on the Flag Market a success?

Looking towards the DJ balcony at the Harris As fewer than half of those with tickets to Saturday night’s PrestFest turned up I thought I’d take a look through what needs to be tweaked if the event happens […]

1 year ago
Opinion: As communities we must unite against anyone sowing the seed of hate and division in our communities

Ali Amla, right, at the Holocaust Memorial Day service This is the text from a speech by Ali Amla, given at the Holocaust Memorial Day memorial service in Preston Minster on Wednesday 27 January. Bismillah hir Rahma nir Rahim […]

1 year ago
Has the pride been lost in one of Preston’s iconic streets?

Some of the scenes on Church Street As the day began I had no idea what I was doing or why I was going to do it. But I thought I’d share my experiences with you as […]

1 year ago
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
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