HD Concerts To Debut at The Ferret with Southern and Roo Panes

HD Concerts makes its debut in The Ferret with two shows this week. Southern will headline a show on Thursday 15th before Roo Panes rounds off everyone’s weekend on Sunday 18th. HD Concerts is the promotions company owned by 53 Degrees Events Manager Joff Hall. All his previous Preston shows have been at 53 Degrees, though he also promotes in York, Newcastle and Liverpool. Southern are a […]

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My older brother (blue t shirt) watching whilst I run through mud

No Ego Challenge: Taking on the mud

This time last week I was already getting excited for Saturday 10th May. Some of you may remember the preview I wrote, around a month ago, about the No Ego Challenge. Well, the time had come for our team, hilariously named ‘Powerpuff Girls’, to take on the popular South Preston mud challenge. I was running the course with my two brothers, one of my brother’s […]

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The Phil Collins cocktail is served

Preston cocktail bar Beachcomber unveils new menu

Earlier this week, Preston’s first and only Southern Californian surfer inspired bar, Beachcomber, launched their new summer cocktail menu and we were invited. We tried a range of their 20 new beach themed cocktails, including a Phil Collins, South Beach Swizzle and BC Colada, which was served in a pineapple. The menu has been in development for more than 12 weeks and owner, Richard Powell, […]

6 months ago by
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Preston in the Picture: May Desktop Calendar Miller Park Tulips

This month’s desktop calendar captures the vibrant colour of Spring in Preston’s Miller Park. The gardeners have done a great job and the park has been a blaze of colour for the past few weeks. To download this photograph to use as a desktop wallpaper on your PC, just click on the picture above and then right click on the image and select the largest […]

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Penwortham charity shop Integrate overwhelmed by community support

You will have no doubt read about, or seen on TV, the Penwortham shop that went viral. Integrate’s charity shop on Liverpool Road were selling jeans at £1.50 when a local resident sent them a furious letter. Integrate is a social enterprise group that provides a support service to help people with disabilities fully develop within their chosen community.  This includes everything from finding accommodation […]

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Former WWE star Chris Masters takes over as Mayor of Preston

PCW star and former WWE talent Chris Masters was in the chair for the council meeting yesterday afternoon. Chris Masters was promoting Preston City Wrestling, the local wrestling promotion, along with the release of his own DVD. PCW, whose SpringSlam event takes place this evening, has been going from strength to strength. Tonight’s show features a wide variety of worldwide recognised talent, most notably of all […]

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