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Five things sure to catch your eye at the Harris Open

Ooooo errr! As always, this years annual Open exhibition at Preston’s Harris Museum and Art Gallery is an exciting and inspiring mix of more than 400 exhibits of mixed media, materials, quality, and […]

2 years ago
A history of the ghost railway line running through Preston

Remains of the railway line can be seen scattered around the city Pic: Geoff Whittaker During November the approval was given for a tram test track to be operated in Preston. The plan to operate trams on the former Preston to Longridge branch has prompted renewed […]

2 years ago
Why I love a Three Monkeys

Three Monkeys has achieved 'cult status' When you first walk past Three Monkeys, you could be forgiven for doing just that – walking straight past it. The name itself, the colourful exterior and equally bright interior […]

2 years ago
How serving at Fulwood Barracks is a soldier’s dream

Meeting Prince Charles during his visit to Fulwood Barracks Choosing my first location to be based as a 16-year-old army medic was a no brainer! I mean a girl from the north, I could only choose Fulwood Barracks at […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement From the depressing embers of Tithebarn we now feel like a city going somewhere

Sunrise over Preston, as viewed from the Bus Station Pic: John-Paul Walsh Is it just me or does it feel like a plug has been pulled somewhere on a money dam in Preston? This year has seen the city finally begin realising […]

2 years ago
Opinion: This is an emergency as Preston Council to meet about budget cuts

Inside Preston Town Hall there is much head scratching over the way forward financially Pic: Tony Worrall I will be setting out ‘headline’ proposals for Preston Council’s budget for 2017-21. This is a job we normally do in February, so it’s certainly an ‘extraordinary’ budget…but I have […]

2 years ago
Who is behind Preston’s crazy carrots?

Recently, those taking a walk or bike ride around Avenham Park in Preston city centre have been greeted with a cheery sight; gone are the days of scenic sunsets and beautiful […]

2 years ago
Hic! Hopfest returned to Preston Grasshoppers

Beer, balls and boys round 2.  That time of year again where I swap the usual outfit posts and ramblings for photos of beer on a rugby pitch.  I think […]

2 years ago
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