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Goodbye to Paula and Kay at the Bitter Suite

This weekend saw the end of an era at one of Preston’s most popular real ale venues. Bitter Suite on Fylde Road has been run for the past seven years by Paula Bosworth and Kay Drummond who have now decided to call it a day. Under their management the pub has enjoyed a reputation for good beer and quality live music. Over the years there […]

9 months ago by
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Local Councillor talks of issues on the Guild Wheel in interview

Incidents of road rage, or should we call that ‘cycle rage’ have been occurring on the popular Guild Wheel cycle path. Reports have been circulating ever since the track opened. Both cyclists and pedestrians have suffered at times from thoughtless and inconsiderate Wheel users. We hope these were isolated incidents. Last year Preston Council decided to put up ‘share and care’ reminders, adding them to […]

9 months ago by
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Seven things you need to know about Xining: What could be Preston’s new twin town

With the news Preston may be considering forming a new twin town arrangement with Xining in China, we’ve taken a look at seven things you may not know about the city. As reported in the Lancashire Evening Post, Mayor of Preston Veronica Afrin and senior officers from the city council and county council have been entertaining a group of businessman from the city. Preston has […]

10 months ago by
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Review: Mother Goose at Preston Playhouse

Well this was the first piece of work I have seen by this society and I have to say they did well. They presented a festive piece with all the classic panto gags from leg slapping to ‘it’s behind you’. The gag that always makes me cringe is when children are asked on stage and then they sing, they all get a prize, bar one […]

10 months ago by
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Preston in a Different Light: A Photo Essay

Love it or loath it, the City of Preston can be quite beautiful/dramatic/colourful when the great man in the sky decides to entertain us with spectacular evening (or morning) skies. And we have seen more than our fair share of stunning atmospheric Preston skies over the past few weeks. Not very romantic but it’s mostly due to a dirty atmosphere where pollution is present but we […]

10 months ago by
The last 12 months has seen the Bus Station's future completely transformed

Opinion: So now the Bus Station sits at the heart of Preston’s future?

They say a week is a long time in politics, well try a year. This time last year we were gearing up for a decision on whether the Bus Station would be demolished. And in December last year the city council were pushing ahead with demolition, unless a buyer could be found. The future of Preston Bus Station was hanging in the balance, and an […]

11 months ago by

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