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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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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
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 […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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
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
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