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Preston counsellor criticises government’s alcohol deal

Lesley Threlfall knows more than most people about helping alcoholics. She has worked with them for 10 years. So when someone with her experience criticises the government’s alcohol policy, it’s […]

8 years ago
Preston pubs struggling to survive as government policies hit hard

Susan Carr has seen a lot during her time as owner of The Variety pub on Adelphi Street. She has been the landlady for more than 11 years. But now, […]

8 years ago
Preston shops unable to capitalise on Royal Wedding

It seems everybody wants to cash in on the Royal Wedding, from knitted souvenirs to tours of where Kate Middleton lives, new money-making schemes pop up daily. However, a trade […]

8 years ago
Preston pooch is Crufts’ top dog

Canine fans gathered at the annual Crufts competition to see a Preston pooch scoop an award. Eric, a Bichon Frise, took it in his stride, beating off 21,000 dogs to […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Brave firefighters to assist Japanese relief efforts

Specialist members of Lancashire’s fire and rescue services have joined the relief effort in Japan. As details of the disaster unfold, trained teams have been sent from countries worldwide. Seven […]

8 years ago
Exclusive: Public toilets will not be closed

The city’s public toilets will not be closed, Blog Preston can exclusively reveal. It was feared that Preston’s loos would be closed after nearby councils in Manchester and Sefton decided […]

8 years ago
People tighten belts as basics become dearer

Rising inflation levels and a worsening “income recession” means families may need to tighten their belts yet again. With costs increasing but wages staying static, it is feared many people […]

8 years ago
Gordon Burns ignites step towards bridging the ‘digital divide’

Gordon Burns may be used to reading bulletins and grilling politicians but he faced an altogether different challenge at the Harris museum. He was promoting the BBC’s First Click campaign, […]

8 years ago
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