This category is for features and opinion articles. Or to put the article in the right hand bar on the homepage.Opinion: So was PrestFest on the Flag Market a success?
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 […]2 years ago Opinion: As communities we must unite against anyone sowing the seed of hate and division in our communities
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 […]2 years ago Has the pride been lost in one of Preston’s iconic streets?
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 […]2 years ago Opinion: Why Preston must be heard against English Defence League demonstration
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 […]2 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Seven things Prestonians said on hearing there might be a charge for collecting brown bins
Collecting brown bin from homes in Preston may now come with an added charge. Preston City Council has unveiled plans to charge £30 per year per garden waste bin from […]2 years ago Opinion: Reflecting on the legacy of councillor Tom Burns
I can’t believe it’s almost two years since the death of my good friend and fellow Councillor Tom Burns. I was sat in a Neighbourhood Planning meeting in the YMCA […]2 years ago Opinion: Spending Christmas in St Catherine’s Hospice learning to manage cancer pain
I didn’t expect to be waking up on Christmas morning in a hospice. But my life’s like that now. The results of one scan can throw all my plans up […]2 years ago Opinion: Nine things 2016 holds for Preston
The end of the year draws near and like the Christmas Lights in Preston city centre the lights are going out one by one (gradually). It’s a good chance to […]2 years ago Most Discussed