Ahead of Lancashire Day on 27th November the big red BBC Radio Lancashire tour bus, travelling all around the county this week, arrived in Preston with popular Radio Lancashire presenter John ‘Gilly’ Gillmore on-board. Live from the Flag Market Gilly recorded the thoughts of passing Prestonian’s including a group of school children fresh from a field trip to Avenham Park, a discussion on butter pies […]9 months ago by Tony Worrall Share
Located in a quirky cellar venue on Lancaster Road in Preston is a restaurant that has been feeding hungry Prestonites with tapas style small plates for years now. Duk has recently relaunched as Duk Bodega, offering a mixture of tapas and pinchos dining. Descending down the steps you are greeted by delicious smells filling the air, and I felt as if I was visiting a […]9 months ago by Kris Ball Share
Having a thirst for all things Preston I stumbled upon a Facebook group which has the very unusual title of ‘You know you’re from Preston when….’. Having joined the group, I was soon to find that several hours had passed by and I was still reading the posts of other members with great interest. The fundamental idea of the group is for members, which are […]10 months ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share Want to promote your local business?
How many Prestonians are aware that on their doorstep is one of worlds leading manufactures of nuclear fuel and producers of uranium products. Springfields, 5 miles from Preston, is the site of the UK’s main nuclear fuel manufacturing operations. The site also homes the UK National Nuclear Laboratory. The Springfields plant was the first in the world to make nuclear fuel and fuel elements for […]11 months ago by Tony Worrall Share
Random pictures maybe, but this weekend looks like the optimum time to get out there and capture (or collect if you are feeling brave) one of natures great free bounties. Foraging for mushrooms is great fun. Poking around in the bushes and undergrowth for the hidden prey that grows at the edge of tree-canopies and fallen leaves at the beginning of Autumn. Removing fungi can […]11 months ago by Tony Worrall Share
Did you know it is unlawful for fracking companies to drill under your home without your permission? If you are concerned it might happen near you pop your postcode into the search engine here Greenpeace claim you have legal powers to stop companies from fracking beneath your home. If it’s bad news and you live in a fracking area you can refuse permission. Greenpeace say […]11 months ago by Tony Worrall Share