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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

Taste Test: Private chef makes our day with scallops, steaks and soufflé

Scallops, chorizo and roasted turnip Like many others in the hard-hit hospitality industry, a Preston-based entrepreneur is restarting his business now that lockdown is easing.  Bernard Hoti kindly offered Blog Preston the opportunity to experience […]

1 month ago
Preston Makers Market returns this Saturday on the Flag Market

The Makers Market on the Flag Market in May Pic: Tony Worrall The popular Preston Makers Market is making its long awaited return this weekend. Makers, bakers and creators from around the North West will be setting up stall on Flag Market […]

1 month ago
Chorley events programme announced for 2021

Chorley Council has announced its events programme for 2021. This means residents and visitors to Chorley can look forward to a year of fun and entertainment. The government’s roadmap out […]

2 months ago
Campaign launches to save The Plungington Hotel

The campaign group met outside The Plunginton Hotel Pic: Allan Plumb A campaign has launched to save The Plungington Hotel. Facebook group Can we keep The Plungington Hotel open? has attracted 1,200 members since it was started last week. The Meat […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Trendy shipping container venue selling food and drink planned for Moor Lane

A shipping container, much like Manchester’s ‘Hatch’, is set to appear on Moor Lane in Preston. The project, namely ‘The Gates’, designed by Preston firm Studio John Bridge, covers up […]

2 months ago
The Moorbrook to introduce time slots after beer garden Covid-19 safety complaint

The Moorbrook in North Road Pic: Tony Worrall The Moorbrook has informed customers that a complaint has been made to the Preston City Council regarding Covid-19 safety. In a statement released at lunchtime yesterday (Monday 19 April), a […]

2 months ago
Winckley Street pubs and bars first weekend back as restrictions eased

After being shut for many months, Blog Preston asked local businesses what the past week of ‘normality’ has been like for them. Lonely People cocktail bar on Winckley Street had […]

2 months ago
The Ferret announces new general manager to secure a ‘long and successful future’

Matt Fawbert Live music bar The Ferret has announced the appointment of new general manager, Matt Fawbert. Matt has been a key figure in Preston’s music and nightlife scene for many years. […]

2 months ago
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