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Bodyblow for Preston’s small businesses after demonstrations

Shop owner Ruth Anderson talks to Blog Preston Christmas shoppers deserted Preston city centre as two rival groups moved in to protest leaving many small businesses out of pocket. Owners, managers and traders voiced concerns of violence, which […]

7 years ago
EDL and UAF Demonstrations: Audio Slideshow of the day

We had a lot of photographers documenting yesterday’s demonstrations in the town centre. Instead of just showing you the photos in a normal post I thought it’d be good to […]

7 years ago
Extra police ensure peaceful protests take place

A huge police operation ensured that two demonstrations in Preston city centre took place without major incident. A protest by the English Defence League (EDL) and a counter-demonstration from Unite […]

7 years ago
Recommended Chippies in Preston

A couple of weeks ago, Rachel Tarlan, a freelance designer and illustrator based in Manchester, tweeted this: Can anyone recommend the best place to get fish and chips in Preston, […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Sync – Event for Media Creators

Tomorrow evening the Continental are holding a Media Arts Network event, designed to bring together people who are passionate about the media arts in Preston. Everything from specialists in camera […]

7 years ago
Late night shopping during Christmas period

Looking for the 2011 Christmas shopping times? Click here for all the details on the late night shopping, free parking and Christmas Market Preston’s city centre shops will stay open […]

7 years ago
Photos: Christmas Lights in Preston

X Factor stars Treyc Cohen and Belle Amie took to the stage for the Preston Christmas light switch on yesterday. Real Radio and BID Preston, in conjunction with Preston City […]

7 years ago
X Factor stars to turn on Christmas lights

X Factor rejects Treyc Cohen and Belle Amie will lead the acts that will help light up Preston for this year’s Christmas Lights Switch On, tomorrow evening. Aiden Grimshaw, who […]

7 years ago
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