Traffic in Preston city centre

Rush hour traffic brings Preston to standstill

Many main roads in central Preston became gridlocked last night leading to frustration and anger of drivers and pedestrians alike. From around 5pm onwards on Thursday evening traffic congestion affected most roads in and out of the city due to a combination of roadworks, accidents and bad weather – a brief hailstone storm made streets slippy and reduced visibility. The horrendous tailbacks, far worse on […]

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BrewStart: A free event for business start ups in the local area

If you’ve got a great business idea, just started your own business or still in the early stages of growing your business then head for BrewStart. BrewStart offers Early Stage and Start-Up business founders a unique opportunity to gain help with business challenges in a friendly, informal environment. Led by Jonny Gledhill, Dan Fisher and Amy Blundell, successful local business founders and managers, state that […]

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Ex Preston pub reduced to rubble

Another story of the disappearance of a Preston landmark. This time it’s the devastation a prominent public house that once stood proud above the banks of the Ribble at the bottom of London Road. The Bridge Inn at Walton-le-Dale closed a while ago. Shuttered and boarded up, it’s fate to be a kids nursery. By coincidence, the same fate that befell the similarly named Bridge […]

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Review: Sushi Salad Noodle Bar

Another great little addition to the culinary scene in Preston – the Sushi Salad Noodle Bar on Guildhall Street. A superb little eating place offering quality freshly made sushi and noodles everyday, to eat in or take away. The home style sushi shop has been delighting customers for a good few months now including myself. I’ve made several visits and never been disappointed. Sushi is […]

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Top Preston Chef at local Festival Of Food & Wine

Obsession, Chef Nigel Haworth’s annual festival of food and wine starts on 20th January. Over 10 nights some of the most renown chefs in the world descend on Northcote Manor at Langho, just outside Blackburn to deliver culinary magic for a truly appreciative audience. Over the past few years exceptional chefs, the best in the business, have cooked up a storm. This year a Preston […]

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Newly Refurbished RSPCA/My Vet clinic opens live on BBC Radio Lancashire

The refurbished¬†Preston RSPCA/My Vet clinic on North Lancaster Road in Preston re-opened today. The clinic invited the public to bring their cats and dogs for free microchipping at the re-launch – and the surgery was packed. John Gillmore from BBC Radio Lancashire broadcast live from 1pm and officially helped cut the ribbon to declare the clinic open live on radio together with a group of […]

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