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This category relates to all things to do with food and drink in Preston, from food festivals to the latest news on restaurants, bars and pubs in the city

What could the Lancashire bid to be UK City of Culture 2025 bring to Preston?

Organisations around Lancashire are teaming up to put the county up for the UK City of Culture 2025, but what could the bid bring to Preston? Lancashire is up against […]

1 day ago
Moor Park pub implementing additional measures after breaking Covid-19 guidelines

Moor Park pub The Moor Park in Plungington is putting in additional safety measures after a complaint was filed against the pub for not adhering to Covid-19 guidelines. Preston City Council has confirmed […]

3 days ago
Here’s where you can ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ in August

Lime Bar in Penwortham Pic: Andrew Livesey Who doesn’t love free food? The Government’s ‘Eat out to help out’ scheme opens on Monday 3 August, with 100 eateries in Preston already signed up to offer discounts. On […]

6 days ago
Fishwick foodbank running weekend fruit and veg market

Fresh produce at the food market A Fishwick foodbank is running a weekend fruit and veg market. The Preston Community Hub Foodbank in Samuel Street launched in April to help vulnerable people affected by Covid-19. The […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement PLAU in Friargate opening after lockdown – with new roof terrace to follow

PLAU vaults after the renovation Pic: Rose Peploe PLAU Gin and Beer House is reopening its doors today (Thursday 23 July), as the coronavirus lockdown is eased. The Friargate bar has been closed for four months but is […]

2 weeks ago
BBQ brothers to open Preston city centre restaurant

Smokin V's Real Barbecue burgers Smokin V’s Real Barbecue is set to open in Preston city centre after a year’s successful trading from Ships and Giggles. The enterprise is owned by brothers Dave and Dan […]

2 weeks ago
Preston high street recovering post-lockdown

Queues outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre and Primark Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s high street is performing better than Manchester and Liverpool during post-lockdown recovery, according to a new report. The Centre for Cities ‘High Street Recovery Tracker’, compiled using anonymised mobile […]

2 weeks ago
Click and Collect sausage rolls come to Preston

The national bakery chain Greggs have started a click and collect service National bakery chain Greggs has reopened two stores in the county to let customers order their favourite baked goods online. Greggs, the UK’s leading food-on-the-go retailer, has reopened their St […]

2 weeks ago
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