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Preston flies the flag for a safe and vibrant night out

Preston has once again been recognised as being a safe and fun night out for the seventh year running. The city has been awarded the Purple Flag Award for the […]

6 hours ago
‘Hate rant’ taxi driver will not be charged over comments made on social media

A taxi driver who launched a racist rant threatening to rape Christians who had converted from Islam will not be charged with any offences. Zaheer Hussain, 41, was arrested on […]

12 hours ago
Meet Preston’s very own Mary Poppins

Meet Chloe Fidler – Preston’s very own Mary Poppins! Chloe, 22, has fought off international competition to win a place at the prestigious Norland College in Bath. From a young […]

13 hours ago
Changes to recycling mean even less waste will go to landfill

The metal processor at the Recycling Lives plant Lancashire County Council has announced a change to the recycling schemes which will mean more household items can be put out with the plastic, paper and glass. From October 1, […]

18 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Get ready for a Brief Encounter of light and sound in Preston

Chorus by Ray Lee While Lancashire Encounter doesn’t return to Preston until September 2020, the festival is back for a Brief Encounter this month. Taking place on Friday 20 September from 6pm to 10pm, […]

1 day ago
How this group covered 360 miles around Preston Docks for mental health awareness

Mental Health Marathon participants Pic: Tracy Jackson A charity event for mental health has seen participants cover 360 miles-worth of laps around Preston Docks and raise hundreds of pounds for charity. The Mental Health Marathon was planned […]

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Review: Getting to grips with dips at this Preston city centre restaurant

This week my daughter Beth and I visited Totto’s as part of Blog Preston’s series of best and worst restaurants according to TripAdvisor. A cosy little Turkish and Mediterranean bistro […]

2 days ago
‘Beautiful and Brutal’ exhibition to celebrate 50 years of Preston Bus Station

Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall A new exhibition at the Harris will celebrate 50 years of Preston Bus Station and explore what it means to the people of Preston. Beautiful and Brutal: 50 years in […]

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