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Taste test: Trying out Review bar’s big burger ambitions

Saying you’re going to have the best burger in town is a pretty bold statement to make. Review bar, located within Preston Guild Hall, is doing this. The city has […]

2 years ago
Opinion: Why Orbital bus route cut is a cynical move too far from Preston Bus

The Orbit bus route What goes around, comes around…unless you’re the Preston Orbital bus route. Rotala, the owners of former employee-owned Preston Bus, claim the route is impractical and unprofitable. They have announced a […]

2 years ago
Opinion: So was PrestFest on the Flag Market a success?

Looking towards the DJ balcony at the Harris 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

Ali Amla, right, at the Holocaust Memorial Day service 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
Advertisement Advertisement Has the pride been lost in one of Preston’s iconic streets?

Some of the scenes on Church Street 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

Police at the EDL demo in Preston in November 2010 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
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

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
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