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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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Help tell the story of Action Records on Church Street

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
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: Why art-deco beauty Lancastria House needs to be saved from Preston Markets plan

Lancastria House is earmarked for demolition as part of the Markets plan Back in the early 2000s Preston Council had a grand vision. Fully renovated and enclosed Victorian market canopies; glazed and two-tiered market shopping, replacing the tired 60s indoor market and […]

2 years ago
The terrifying tale of Chingle Hall’s Lavender Girl as penned by Preston poet

Chingle Hall is the home to many ghosts stories A poet born in Preston has penned a spooky tale for your Halloween enjoyment. Darren Hobson says the inspiration for Lavender Girl is based on the stories of a ghost […]

2 years ago
Restaurant review: Kebabish Original on London Road

Lamb tikka Kebabish Original enticed me through it’s strap line alone. Anywhere that advertises “the thrill of the grill” will be comically terrible or absolutely awesome – it turned to be neither. […]

2 years ago
Sparrow hawk feasts on pigeon infront of startled Friargate shoppers

Afternoon commuters on Friargate got their own personal Autumnwatch as a bird of prey feasted on a pigeon. A Sparrowhawk swooped down by Richer Sounds and feasted on its prey. Andrew […]

2 years ago
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