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Guest opinion: Conservatives outline their local election pledges for Preston

Sue Whittam, fourth from right, on the campaign trail with Preston Tories The makeup of Preston City Council will change dramatically with lots of experienced councillors having left and with the reduction in numbers due to boundary changes. Starting in the new […]

5 months ago
Guest opinion: Labour outline their local election pledges for Preston

Matthew Brown, far left, with fellow Labour canvassers Many of you may not be paying a huge amount of attention to the fact we have all out council elections in Preston on Thursday, May 2nd. However, who runs […]

5 months ago
Opinion: A cheeky Nando’s? Let’s just be thankful we have a dining choice in Preston

Nandos in Preston city centre Pic: George D Thompson If you’re in the PR department of Nando’s this week you’ll be spending your Friday night kicking back with a beer and some chicken wings (and Peri Peri sauce). All […]

5 months ago
Taste test at Fulwood’s new restaurant The Ginger Bistro

Salt and pepper squid with aioli dip Gastropub cuisine has arrived in Fulwood with the opening of The Ginger Bistro. Two of us went along on a cold, dark Friday night in January to try it out. […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement This is what to expect in Preston during 2019

Sunrise over Preston Pic: Tony Worrall As 2018 comes to a close in the city here’s what we’re expecting to see dominating the headlines in the next 12 months. Preston has some major schemes and events […]

9 months ago
A tribute to former Preston council chief executive Jim Carr

Jim Carr, Preston’s former town clerk, who died 16.12.18 Jim Carr passed away aged 69 – having served 13 years as the most senior officer at Preston City Council. He […]

9 months ago
Opinion: How Preston’s child poverty conference opened my eyes to harsh reality of our city

A hobby horse needing a lick of paint in a city park Pic: Tony Worrall A hobby horse needing a lick of paint in a city park Pic: Tony Worrall As a Fulwood born-girl, I came away from the child poverty conference at The Salvation […]

10 months ago
Why I set up a Dads network for Preston and Lancashire

Graham Sims and his daughter Chloe Graham Sims and his daughter Chloe We are a peer to peer support group that covers the whole of Lancashire. And we have helped with issues ranging from suicide, post-natal […]

11 months ago
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