Chants of “free, free Palestine’ rang out along Lancaster Road on Friday as Preston City Council raised the Palestinian flag over the Town Hall entrance in a show of solidarity with the people of Gaza. The move followed a request from campaign group ‘Children of the Ghetto’. Several hundred people gathered outside the Town Hall entrance to hear speeches and show their support ahead of a […]3 months ago by Paul Melling Share
The latest stage of the Fishergate roadworks begin from Monday. Lancashire County Council will permanently move the bus stops from outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre to the railway station bridge. The bus stops will be made out of glass with a steel frame, as the county council promise a more contemporary look. County Councillor John Fillis, cabinet member for highways and transport, said: “We are […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
Police want to speak to two men after a fire alarm was set off in Richmond House off Avenham Lane. Preston city centre PCSO Stephen Connolly said: “We believe that they had been visiting one of the residents. “The males are wearing distinctive clothing and both had bicycles with them. “This incident prompted Lancashire Fire Rescue Service to attend and could have had serious consequences […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share See your advert here Want to promote your local business?
On 23 July 1916 the Preston Pals saw their last major action at Bazentin-le-Petit on the Somme. Many were killed and wounded, and for this reason a Commemorative Service was held on 23 July 2014 at the Preston Pals War Memorial on Preston Railway Station. The commemorative service, kindly organised by Andrew Mather, Chairman and founder of the Preston Pals War Memorial, was attended by special guests, […]3 months ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
Avenham and Miller Parks were awash with pirates, lost boys and a fairy last weekend as the Preston Youth Theatre performed the premiere of their latest production of Peter Pan. Although the weather on Saturday was rather inclement, the young performers did not let that affect the performance in anyway whatsoever and like true professionals they carried on regardless. Throughout the performance the audience was led from […]3 months ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
Out Now / Self-release Inside by Ruby Roux It’s immediately apparent from the first note where Inside by Ruby Roux is going to go. She’s a singer-songwriter armed with a piano and voice that’s strong but still filled with quirky character. The songs are suitably dark. She clearly has a talent for picking the most interesting chord rather than the obvious one for her songs. […]3 months ago by Luke Beardsworth Share