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Preston New Year’s Eve 2014 Guide

New Year’s Eve is looming on the calendar. If you’re heading into Preston to celebrate the dawn on 2015, you’ll want to plan your night out early. Here’s some of the finest options available for decadence and welcoming the next 365 days. The Ferret The Templebys & DJ Ian Williams 20:00 / Free entry The Templebys are one of Preston’s most well-known bands and sure […]

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Daniele Baron's picture of the station triggered many other Blog Preston readers to send in their pictures on Tuesday

Five times Preston caught the world’s imagination in 2014

1. Lou Taylor attacks hotel, goes viral What we said Charity worker and Roller derby girl Lou Taylor gained a lot of publicity for the negative review she gave to a hostel in Edinburgh over the summer. In reality, the hostel owner’s hilarious responses are what sent the story into the mainstream. His customer service in handling the situation was a poor as it was […]

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In Pictures: Muse playing at Action Records 15 years ago

Action Records have marked the 15th anniversary of Muse’s in-store performance by sharing images of the gig. Muse played a low-key performance of tracks to promote the release of their 1999 single Muscle Museum – taken from their debut album Showbiz. Eight years later, the band would become the first act to first play and then sell out the new Wembley Stadium. Our own Daniele […]

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53 Degrees is made up of two venues, one holding 1,500 people and the other 400

53 Degrees to continue hosting shows in New Year

53 Degrees will continue to host shows in 2015. It was expected that the venue would close to the wider public at the end of the year, which we revealed over the summer. However, a deal has been struck between 53 Degrees and HD Concerts for the upstairs Club room to be used for public shows. HD Concerts is the gig promotions company owned by […]

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Turtle Bay Preston: Five reasons to get excited

Preston is gearing up to welcome Turtle Bay to the city. The restaurant chain has earned itself a strong reputation across the country and hopefully its expansion into Preston will be a success. Turtle Bay opens to the public on November 28. Here’s the five reasons we’re excited. 1. Cocktails The choice of alcohol in Turtle Bay is pretty amazing. The vast majority of them […]

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Watch: Ed Sheeran performing at The Ferret in 2011

Ed Sheeran will play a huge gig at Wembley Stadium in 2015. The singer-songwriter has come a long way from when he performed at The Ferret in 2011. The show was a warm-up for his Festival Republic Stage performances at Reading & Leeds festival. A-Team had just been released and so the show was sold-out and one of the busiest the venue has ever see. […]

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