Ten of the best independent restaurants in Preston

Burger and fries at We Don't Give A Fork Nando’s winning Restaurant of the Year in the Preston Smiles Better Awards became a ‘national scandal’. Many London-based media outlets ate up the opportunity to put a sneering, negative spin […]

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Pasta to pies, beer to brownies – gluten free food fair coming to Preston

Gluten free pies will be on sale at the fair Pic: mullyalon/Pixabay A gluten free food fair is coming to Preston as part of Coeliac Awareness Week. The event will bring together around 25 of the north west’s best manufacturers and providers of […]

1 day ago
Fulwood man beats Bradley Wiggins record during charity bike ride

Stephen Knott on his stationary bike outside the PNE stadium A Fulwood man who suffered a serious cycling road accident has unofficially beaten a Bradley Wiggins record during a 100km charity bike challenge. Father-of-five Stephen Knott, 62, was raising money […]

3 days ago
Preston to host first-ever TEDx talk thanks to these youngsters

Oliwia Poddana and Dominick Horton Preston will host its first-ever TEDx event thanks to two young locals. Dominick Horton, 22, and Oliwia Poddana, 19, are bringing TEDx – the non-profit organisation famous for spreading ideas […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s love affair with the moon continues

A young visitor enjoys the interactive displays at the moon landing anniversary event Pic: UCLan Over 50,000 people visited the Museum of the Moon at The Harris – and 450 more were at a sell-out event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. […]

6 days ago
Interactive theatre event to transform Winckley Square into Wonderland

The cast of The Mad Hatters Tea Party An Alice in Wonderland-themed interactive theatre event is coming to Winckley Square. The Mad Hatters Tea Party is being billed as a “magical Easter adventure” by organisers Events Live and […]

1 week ago
Pump rage: Drivers told to fill up and park up at Preston Docks petrol station

Morrisons petrol station at the Docks Pic: Ashton and Riversway PACT Drivers are being advised to move their cars to parking bays after filling up at Morrisons petrol station on the Docks. While there are no official notices or directions, the […]

1 week ago
Penwortham woman to run London Marathon on her birthday for daughter’s playgroup

Helen in her race vest, designed by Little Boo Designs A Penwortham woman is running the London Marathon on her birthday to raise money for her daughter’s playgroup. Helen Ormerod-Pateman applied for the marathon after seeing it coincided with her […]

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