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Opinion: Preston Council leader calls for local powers to fight Covid-19

Councillor Matthew Brown Preston is entering a critical phase as Covid-19 cases rise to alarming levels with the additional prospect of a combination of Covid and winter flu over the next few months presenting […]

2 weeks ago
Rediscovering the Guild Wheel the quiet jewel in Preston’s exercise crown

A Guild Wheel distance sign on the route Pic: Blog Preston Cycling and walking have apparently ‘exploded’ during lockdown, with people rediscovering what’s on their doorsteps. I thought I’d take a moment to look at one of Preston’s greatest assets – […]

3 weeks ago
Ashton tarot card reader Violetann reveals what’s in store for you this October

Pisces October tarot reading Pic: Violetann Tarot This is a guest post. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. Happy Halloween Preston People! As the season of Halloween and all things […]

4 weeks ago
Photography exhibition celebrates Preston’s vanishing places and spaces

John Robertson with his work on display at The Larder Pic: Lisa Brown A new exhibition of artwork with Preston as its focus has gone on display in the windows of The Larder Café in the city centre. ‘Marginal Images’ is the culmination […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood cyclist Hugh Carthy rides the Tour de France

Hugh Carthy at the 2018 Tour of Britain Pic: Geof Sheppard This is a guest post. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. 26-year-old Hugh Carthy from Fulwood has become the first Prestonian to ride […]

2 months ago
Review: Eat Out to Help Out at Lune Street’s 1842

Spicy peanut soup The Eat Out to Help Out scheme has continued throughout August and seems to have been a roaring success, with most places fully booked until it ends tomorrow (Monday 31 […]

2 months ago
I grew up in Byrons – Saturday night memories of the Preston nightclub 30 years on

Byrons cassette tapes recording from the night Thirty years ago this month a Saturday night started at a little club across from Preston Bus Station. It was once the Piper and went on to become Barristers, but […]

2 months ago
Review: Trying Eat Out to Help Out at Preston’s Bistrot Pierre

Bistrot Pierre fishcake Many of Preston’s wonderful restaurants and bars have now reopened, with strict guidelines to make dining out as safe as possible during the Covid-19 pandemic. The government’s Eat Out To […]

3 months ago
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