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Meeting Solita Preston’s owners at their launch party

When you get an invite to the launch party of a new restaurant or bar you hope for three things – tasty food and drink, a friendly welcome and great […]

2 years ago
Action Records: Chased by Nuns

Action Records There was so much interest in our first Action Records article announcing the production of the film about the shop that we thought we would provide the Blog Preston readers […]

4 years ago
Help tell the story of Action Records on Church Street

Action Records Earlier this year myself and good friend Conor O’Grady, both from Fulwood, made a short documentary, called Making the News, about a former journalist, Ed Mitchell, who lost everything to […]

4 years ago
The £1.50 jeans charity shop do their bit for Manchester Dogs Home

Remember the charity shop in Penwortham that received all the attention for THAT furious letter from a local resident moaning about £1.50 jeans?  Well, following the devastating news of the […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Taking on The Big Ugly Burger at Longton’s Dolphin Inn

As it came towards me the other diners gasped. The waiter, who was delivering this beastly incarnation, held a strong smug look as if to say, “you won’t beat this….” […]

4 years ago
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 […]

5 years ago
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 […]

5 years ago
Penwortham charity shop Integrate overwhelmed by community support

Peter Green with BBC North West Tonight 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 […]

5 years ago
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