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Opinion: Why council tax HAS to rise in Preston…

town-hall-entrance This week, I will be proposing that Preston Council raise its share of the council tax bill by just under 2 per cent. My own monthly payment of £107 will […]

1 year ago
Gold Thread Works commemorative bobbin returns following four year absence

Simpson's Gold Thread Work Needle and Thread memorial Pic: CottonGilly A stone bobbin which had been erected in 2008 at the junction of Avenham Road and Avenham Lane and was part of a commemorative memorial to the Stephen Simpson Gold Thread Works […]

1 year ago
Opinion: What’s on the horizon in Preston for 2015?

View of Preston Docks looking towards the city Pic: Dave Wilson Preston’s year in 2014 was dominated by what happens next questions and the moving pieces in various plans beginning to turn and come together. It was a transition year. 2015 […]

1 year ago
A collaborative tribute to “brilliant” UCLan lecturer who “challenged” students

dinesh It’s with a huge amount of sadness that I write about the death of Dinesh Allirajah. The man that I knew was both an incredible performance poet and a short-story […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Restaurant review: Turtle Bay, Preston

Ridiculous ribs... Turtle Bay is Preston’s latest restaurant-come-bar to have risen from the recession, bringing with it a much-needed splash of colour to the city centre. It could be that rare establishment […]

1 year ago
Five things Prestonians said on hearing KFC is to leave Fishergate

Prestonians take a look at the KFC on Fishergate in 1965 Preston loses a little of its modern history in the coming weeks as KFC prepares to move from Fishergate. It was the first Kentucky Fried Chicken to open in the […]

1 year ago
Nine things you might have missed when visiting Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Harris Museum and Art Gallery faces onto the Flag Market A visit to the Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston always turns up something new and interesting. Next time you visit see if you can find the following nine […]

1 year ago
Help tell the story of Action Records on Church Street

actionrecords Earlier this year myself and good friend Conor O’Grady, both from Fulwood, made a short documentary, called Making the News, about a former journalist, Ed Mitchell, who lost everything to […]

2 years ago
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