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In defence of Preston’s cyclists

A cyclist on Preston's Guild Wheel Pic: Tony Worrall Sadly, Preston has a wealth of natural beauty spots and is unfortunately surrounded by wonderful countryside to the north. As Lancashire’s brief summer lopes on, a leap in pandemic bikesales coupled […]

10 months ago
Opinion: Levelling Up Fund presents game-changing opportunity to reopen Old Tram Bridge

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling This is a guest post by Daniel Dewhurst, a former Preston City Councillor and resident of Avenham. It’s been more than two years since the Old Tram Bridge was closed […]

10 months ago
Review: Swinging vicars and nana knickers at this Moor Park cafe

Rosemary on the Park cooked breakfast Blog Preston’s next food review series focuses on dog-friendly cafes and restaurants.   Our first visit was to Rosemary On The Park, situated in the Pavilion on Moor Park Avenue; a […]

11 months ago
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 […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

11 months 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 […]

12 months 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 […]

12 months ago
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 year ago
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