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Feeling peckish? Why not park recklessly at one of these Preston eateries

Car parked on the pavement outside Co-op in Garstang Road For my sins I spent a quiet afternoon trawling the online comment sections of local Facebook community groups (please don’t judge me, there was a pandemic and it was raining). I […]

6 days ago
Review: Hungry enough to eat a Norse? Try Preston’s Scrandinavia

Scrandinavia burger In the final review of Blog Preston’s food van series, I paid my first visit to Scrandinavia near UCLan. There appears to be two groups in Preston, one that raves […]

2 weeks ago
Live theatre returns to Preston after lockdown with Prest End musical medley

Prest End performers on stage Pic: Create Theatre What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play! The lyrics of the Cabaret classic certainly rang true for the crowd at the Prest End show […]

4 weeks ago
Opinion: Lack of arts venues is leaving the people of Preston without cultural engagement

Garry Cook This is a guest post by Garry Cook, events organiser and member of the Brewtime Collective. Preston is losing out culturally because it has no mid-size theatre space. The most […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Review: Excellent scran from this Deepdale food van

Goffy's chicken mega box The fourth food van to get a visit from Blog Preston is Goffy’s, located on Deepdale Retail Park.  Goffy’s serves a variety of regular sandwiches, salads and breakfasts as well […]

1 month ago
Opinion: The Preston Model is tainted by party politics and set to fail

Town Hall glinting in the sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall This is a guest post by Bill Shannon, former Liberal Democrat Councillor, and Honorary Alderman of the City of Preston. Councillor Matthew Brown has received a lot of publicity for […]

2 months ago
City Council leader responds to criticism of his new book and The Preston Model

Councillor Matthew Brown Leader of Preston City Council, Councillor Matthew Brown, has responded to criticism of his new book Paint Your Town Red. Co-authored by writer and historian Rhian E. Jones, the book tells […]

2 months ago
Review: For heavenly food with soul visit Preston’s The Jam-Bowl

Jam Bowl fried chicken and chips Next up in Blog Preston’s series of reviews on local food vans is soul food stall The Jam-Bowl. According to the Black Foodie blogger, soul food originates from African American […]

2 months ago
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