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This category relates to all things to do with pubs in Preston.

Beer festival returns to the Continental for the 8th time

continental beer festival One of Preston’s biggest beer festivals returns to a city pub and arts venue next week. The Continental’s 8th beer festival will take place by the banks of the River […]

9 years ago
Community petitions against Preston pub getting live music licence

royal consort A Preston pub faces a backlash from the local community as it looks to allow live music on its premises. The Royal Consort on Meadow Street wants to have bands […]

9 years ago
Preston’s Mad Ferret in the running for NME Best Small Venue 2012

Mad Ferret, the popular live music venue on Fylde Road, Preston, is in the running again this year for the NME Britain’s Best Small Venue 2012 competition. The Mad Ferret […]

9 years ago
Parent company of Preston’s historic Old Black Bull call in administrators

old black bull friargate One of Preston’s most famous drinking holes will continue to trade despite its parent company going into administration. The pumps will keep being pulled at The Old Black Bull, on […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

10 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, […]

10 years ago
Struggling pubs at risk as beer sales slide

Pulling the perfect pint may soon be a lost art if beer sales continue to slide. The humble pub is losing out to supermarkets who can sell booze cheaply and […]

10 years ago
Withy Trees pub given ‘dream’ refurbishment

The Withy Trees pub has been given a fresh lease of life thanks to a new ownership and refurbishment. Situated on Lytham Road, Fulwood, the pub had been in a […]

10 years ago
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