Three people are wanted following a theft and assault at a Preston supermarket. The incident took place at the Co-op store on Garstang Road, Fulwood on Monday 18 August. Around 7pm two men and a woman are believed to have placed a bottle of alcohol in a carrier bag and tried to leave without paying. A member of staff stopped one of the men carrying […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
Local music venue The Ferret has begun it’s search for the next big thing. They have organised a competition called Last Band Standing which will try to find the best musical talent in Lancashire. Recently, the area has turned out some big name talent, including Rae Morris, Then Thickens and Darlia. Stuart Box, promoter for The Ferret, said: “The Ferret is the best venue in […]3 months ago by Luke Beardsworth Share
A Preston city centre tapas restaurant and coffee shop is preparing to add a bar. Moka on Guild Hall Street has applied for a licence to serve alcohol from 12noon to 12midnight seven days a week. The restaurant is currently bring your own but its management has lodged a licence request. The tapas restaurant currently opens from 4pm to 9pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share Want to reach Prestonians Advertise here? Want to promote your local business?
Police have charged two more men with the murder of a Deepdale teenager. Jonjo Highton was found on St Stephen’s Road, Deepdale, on Saturday 23 August. He died from a stab wound to the neck. Lancashire Police say they have now charged Minhat Musa, 20 of Deepdale Road, Preston and Sabaar Dal, 19 of Alice Square, Preston with murder. Musa appeared at Preston Magistrates on […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
Consultation events about the forthcoming Penwortham bypass have been announced. The full plans for the bypass route and the chance to ask questions of highways officers from Lancashire County Council at each event. A route map for the bypass was released in late July and has promoted debate about where the multi-million pound road would go. The county council needs to consult on the route […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
An upgrade of a Preston museum which has taken four years to complete comes to an end on Tuesday. The Lancashire Infantry Museum has seen £200,000 ploughed into modernising the building. Rugby legend, and grandson of a World War I hero, Bill Beaumont, is to formally re-open the Museum at Fulwood Barracks. Lieutenant Colonel John Downham, chairman of the Museum’s Board of Trustees, said; […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share