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City centre nightlife festival Prestfest wins national praise

A city centre nightlife festival has won national recognition. Prestfest, which takes place across venues in the city centre, on various weekends through the year has been praised. Members of […]

7 years ago
Riverside Vintage Festival returns to Avenham Park

Crowds at Avenham Park pavilion at last year's festival Two days of music and vintage clothing come to Avenham Park at the end of July. The Riverside Vintage Festival is back for a second year. Organisers say 30 stalls […]

7 years ago
Simon Rigby talks about Guild Hall project to Blog Preston

Local businessman and honorary Prestonian Simon Rigby is looking to put more than £1 million into a city centre venue. Blog Preston spoke to Simon on Wednesday on the steps […]

7 years ago
Preston Bag Ladies needed for charity night

Royal Bank of Scotland is hosting a ‘Donate a Bag’ ladies evening in July. Handbags sell like hot cakes and are in short supply in the charity shops around Preston. […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Shop window dummies come to life in Preston

See mannequins come to life at the Market Place Age Concern store in Preston. Volunteers and staff will model stock for the day, on the shop floor and in the […]

7 years ago
Preston Guild Hall to be sold to Simon Rigby

The Rigby group has big plans for the Guild Hall Preston’s Guild Hall is to be sold to local businessman and millionaire investor Simon Rigby. The Rigby proposal for the city centre venue has been recommended for approval by council […]

7 years ago
In Pictures: Preston Caribbean Carnival 2014

It was a glorious day. The Sun was out and there was samba in the air. The 40th Caribbean Carnival in Preston transformed the city streets into a sea of […]

7 years ago
Prestival 2014 cancelled as organisers blame Avenham Park maintenance work

Rick Moore is aiming to recall the spirit of the Heineken Weekenders which took place in Avenham Park A music festival due to take place in Avenham Park has been cancelled. Prestival 2014 was due to take place on Saturday 20 September and had promised big name acts […]

7 years ago
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