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Review: Preston Monopoly and the other board games to play during lockdown

Board game collection Pic: Daniel Burt If your hobbies involved being outside or near other people in some capacity, I’m sure they’ve been somewhat curtailed this past year. Socialising has been tough; it’s been 374 days […]

3 months ago
Meet the Kirkham teacher using Instagram to help her pupils’ mental health

This is a guest post from Amber Chauhan. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. So far 2021 is not at all what anyone hoped […]

4 months ago
Gritty memories of growing up in Preston penned by local poet

Darren Hobson Preston-born poet Darren Hobson has published new work that shares his memories of growing up in and around the town during the 1970s and beyond. Locations in Avenham, Penwortham and […]

4 months ago
Tips for surviving lockdown from a Preston yoga teacher

Katie Winder This is a guest post by Katie from Katie Winder Yoga based in Hoghton. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. There’s a lot of […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The best places to get vegan food in Preston

1260 Craft & Crust pizza with caramelised red onion, mushroom, jalapeños and pineapple Pic @vegan.preston This is a guest post by Rory from @vegan.preston. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. Vegans, eh? With their bloody organic roasted coquina squash, […]

5 months ago
A short history of Tulketh Hall – in search of Preston’s long lost castle

A painting of the former Tulketh Hall Did you know that Preston once had a royal castle? That the same site was also the original location of that great medieval house of God – Furness Abbey? That […]

7 months ago
Opinion: Preston Muaythai gym owner on her industry’s fight to survive Covid-19

Rachel Joyner with gym members This is a guest post by Rachel Joyner, owner of The Red Kite School of Thai and Kickboxing. Whether gyms should stay open during the new national lockdown in England […]

7 months ago
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 […]

8 months ago
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