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Review: Not a Yacht of homemade fare at this Preston Docks cafe

The Beach Hut pork sandwich The next venue to get a visit from Blog Preston as part of our series of reviews on dog-friendly establishments is The Beach Hut Coffee Shop at Preston Marina in […]

8 months ago
Should I set fireworks off after 10pm? A guide from a tired, bitter parent from Fulwood

The event culminated with a 10-minute fireworks display Pic: Michael Porter Photography The time… 5.49pm. The date… Tuesday 2 November. The sound… a firework. The question… “Oh come on! Already! Why?”  As the skies bordering Plungington and Fulwood were treated to a premature […]

8 months ago
Review: It’s a golden medal for this dog friendly dining pub in Longton

The Golden Ball of Longton burger The next restaurant to be reviewed in Blog Preston’s series of dog-friendly establishments is The Golden Ball of Longton. I took my Chihuahua Archie, my mother Yvonne and my father […]

8 months ago
Epidemic of littering as traffic cones left outside properties across Preston

Stock image of a traffic cone Pic: Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay Recently, as I’ve been driving around Preston I’ve come to notice that as I attempt to park in certain spots on the road, there seem to be obstructions. It’s the strangest […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Review: Fit in my (almost) 40s at Preston’s Sukata Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Daniel Burt in a chokehold Sukata A recent survey of 5,000 adults in the UK suggested that through lockdown people had put on an average of 3kg in weight – not to brag, but those are rookie […]

9 months ago
In celebration of Avenham Park’s junior parkrun

Junior parkrunners in action Pic: Ian Scott As the autumn nights creep in and gloom and grey starts to take hold of our mornings, it becomes more of a challenge to get out and about for exercise. Honestly, […]

9 months ago
What does Preston have to offer in Lancashire’s bid for UK City of Culture 2025?

Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography News of Lancashire’s recent bid for UK City of Culture 2025 – and the central role Preston will play in it – seems to have been met with some consternation; a […]

10 months ago
Review: Enjoy pie and grog with your dog at this Preston city centre ale house

Winckley Street Ale House pie The next review in Blog Preston’s series of visits to our city’s dog-friendly cafes and restaurants is Winckley Street Ale House in the building formerly known as The Otter’s Pocket. […]

10 months ago
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