A recent survey of 5,000 adults in the UK suggested that through lockdown people had put on an average of 3kg in weight – not to brag, but those are rookie […]1 week ago In celebration of Avenham Park’s junior parkrun
As the autumn nights creep in and gloom and grey starts to take hold of our mornings, it becomes more of a challenge to get out and about for exercise. Honestly, […]3 weeks ago What does Preston have to offer in Lancashire’s bid for UK City of Culture 2025?
News of Lancashire’s recent bid for UK City of Culture 2025 – and the central role Preston will play in it – seems to have been met with some consternation; a […]1 month ago In defence of Preston’s cyclists
Sadly, Preston has a wealth of natural beauty spots and is unfortunately surrounded by wonderful countryside to the north. As Lancashire’s brief summer lopes on, a leap in pandemic bikesales coupled […]2 months ago Advertisement Advertisement The life and times of Preston-born poet Francis Thompson
It’s been a few weeks since news broke of Lancashire County Council’s decision to withdraw from the bid for City of Culture, before later reviving it. While I have absolutely […]2 months ago Feeling peckish? Why not park recklessly at one of these Preston eateries
For my sins I spent a quiet afternoon trawling the online comment sections of local Facebook community groups (please don’t judge me, there was a pandemic and it was raining). I […]3 months ago Joseph Livesey: Preston’s greatest social reformer or Preston’s greatest killjoy… or both?
People often say to me: “You must be fun at parties,” which is baffling, because I genuinely am not. In this though, I like to think I’ve found a kindred […]3 months ago Preston’s first Repair Cafe is coming to the city
Repair it don’t replace it! Amazon’s profits can take the hit as Preston’s first Repair Cafe is running this weekend. Picture the scene: you have kids and the kids have favourite […]4 months ago Most Discussed