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Man faces jail after keeping father’s dead body to claim benefits

A man has been warned that he faces jail after keeping his father’s dead body in his living room so he could claim his benefits. Christopher Blackburn, 29, pleaded guilty […]

6 years ago
Paranormal Preston: A guide to the weird happenings in the history of our city

paranormal lancashire book cover The history of Preston’s ghosts and paranormal activity are laid bare in a new book about the city, and the county, and its scary connections. Daniel Codd’s Paranormal Lancashire rambles […]

6 years ago
Workshops planned with parade experts ahead of Guild processions

guild-1992-atkinson A group of creatives who created a giant touring ship which sailed the River Ribble at the last Preston Guild are returning to the city this week. Walk the Plank […]

6 years ago
Join our team: Co-editor and contributors wanted

ashton sunrise Do you want to help play a part in one of the UK’s leading local community news websites? If so, we’re looking for a co-editor to join our team. Blog […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New exhibition looks at the clothes behind Preston Guild

The Harris Museum & Art Gallery will hold an clothing exhibition of Preston Guild garments later on this year. As part of “Dressing up for the Guild”, costume and textile […]

6 years ago
Signature milestone reached for Save Preston Bus Station epetition as deadline nears

preston bus station A petition demanding a city-wide referendum on the future of Preston Bus Station closes tomorrow. The epetition has attracted nearly 1,500 signatures as campaigners attempt to stop the demolition of […]

6 years ago
Preston in the Picture: Guild Year

Guild Logo at Night, Riversway One thing is for certain, 2012 is going to be an exciting year to be in Preston. You only have to look at the Blog Preston website to see just […]

6 years ago
Preston’s pet of the week: Harvey

harvey This is the first in a new weekly feature for us, where we put the spotlight on our animal friends. We’ll be featuring the pet of the week, and first […]

6 years ago
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