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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

Preston members clubs tier-three restrictions alcohol loophole to be closed by government

A loophole in the restrictions had meant venues with a club premises certification would have been allowed to re-open to serve booze to members Pic: Pixabay A loophole that was revealed this week, allowing social clubs and working mens clubs in Preston to stay open and serve alcohol, is being closed by the Government. There was […]

1 day ago
Latest plans for the former Touch of Spice restaurant in Broughton lodged

What the new apartments will look like. Pic: Planning application Preston City Council The former Touch of Spice restaurant, Garstang Road is to be turned into residential apartments if planning applications are approved. The former restaurant, that has already been demolished, will be […]

2 days ago
The Hot Potato tram is returning to Preston’s Flag Market

The Hot Potato Tram in action on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall The Hot Potato tram will be returning Monday 2 November at 11am. The tram sadly had to close due to former owner Keith Roberts passing away in September due to […]

3 days ago
The Hunters Pub to temporarily close due to positive coronavirus test

The Hunters had a major refurb last year The Hunters pub inWalton Park posted on Facebook that they have made the decision to close their doors temporarily due to a member of staff testing positive for Covid-19. Over the […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Peppa Pig and friends collect food donations in Ribbleton trolley dash

The characters had fun along the way Pic: Mark McLoughlin Peppa Pig, Spiderman, Skye and Marshall from Paw Patrol, Pikachu, and a Minion joined forces in and around Ribbleton today (Monday 26 October) to collect food donations for children in […]

4 days ago
Preston people rally to help feed the city’s children

Shannon and Georgia Speariott Preston people have rallied round after Conservative MPs voted against extending free school meals for deprived children during the holidays. Existing support is being added to by local people who […]

6 days ago
Preston Mayor opens expanded family-run Market Hall fruit and veg stall

Preston Mayor, David Borrow cut the ribbon on the new Fresh and Fruity stall on Preston Market. The family-run business announced it was moving into a bigger unit earlier this […]

1 week ago
Full Preston City Council response in Ships and Giggles 1p meals tier-three restrictions row

Maudland Road behind the Ships and Giggles pub is to be shut for two years Pic: Tony Worrall A popular pub in Preston is serving food for 1p after a row with Preston City Council over new tier-three restrictions. Ships and Giggles, on Fylde Road had been serving […]

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