Jeremy Coates, centre, with the Magma Digital team picking up their award

Be Inspired Business Awards 2014: Preston firms scoop five prizes including a double for Magma Digital

Five firms from Preston scooped prizes at the Be Inspired Business Awards (The BIBAs) on Friday. Digital agency Magma Digital won two awards, Employer of the Year and Professional Business of the Year. The Foxton Centre, which has re-opened after being damaged by a fire in March, was handed the Most Inspiring Business of the Year. It has been helping the homeless in Preston for […]

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Fishergate shopping centre

Fishergate Shopping Centre to host late night fashion party

A late night shopping event place takes place at a Preston shopping centre later in September. Fishergate Shopping Centre is hosting its first VIP Fashion Night. Stores in the centre are offering exclusive discounts for the night and live fashion shows are to take place. Pop up fashion stalls will line parts of the centre from local businesses such as Coco Boo. A hair salon […]

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Duck Chow Mein

Restaurant review: Tang on Fylde Road

I want to like Chinese food I really do, but there is only so many times I can be cheaply won over by salt and sugar. Mercifully Tang is helping fight the battle against stereotypically luminous Chinese cuisine, with authentic dishes that thankfully do without the fortune cookie. Tang is managed by Rob, a vivacious gentleman who obviously cares very much about what he does. […]

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christmas in preston Want to reach Prestonians Advertise here? korova arts and cafe bar Want to promote your local business? A battering ram was used on one property to force the door

Operation Nemesis: Seven people charged with drugs offences after Preston raids

Seven people have been charged by police following drugs raids across Preston on Wednesday. Police raided 13 addresses across the city, plus homes in Penwortham and Bamber Bridge, as part of Operation Nemesis. All seven have been charged with conspiring to supply class A drugs – crack cocaine and heroin. Those charged are: Ryan Malik, 27, of Henderson Street, Preston Ainsley Cox, 21, of Avenham […]

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Tailback on the M6 at Preston

M6 junction 31 to 32 overnight closure for Friday and Saturday

Further overnight closures of the M6 northbound at junction 31 are planned for this weekend. From 10pm to 6am on Friday the motorway between junction 31 and 32 is to be closed northbound. On Saturday the motorway will be closed nortbound again from 9pm to 6am. During the closure a diversion will be in place via the A59, A5085 to A6 north to the M55 […]

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Lune Street on Thursday morning

Fishergate roadworks: Picture shows Lune Street turned into temporary car park

Motorists in Preston city centre are continuing to line a street with parked cars. Roadworks continue to make Fishergate and its surrounding roads better for pedestrians – but no parking restrictions are currently in place. Vans and cars were spotted parked up down Lune Street by Twitter users on Thursday morning. Lancashire County Council says the roadworks are due to be completed in the coming […]

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