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Opinion: The Preston Model is tainted by party politics and set to fail

Town Hall glinting in the sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall This is a guest post by Bill Shannon, former Liberal Democrat Councillor, and Honorary Alderman of the City of Preston. Councillor Matthew Brown has received a lot of publicity for […]

1 year ago
City Council leader responds to criticism of his new book and The Preston Model

Councillor Matthew Brown Leader of Preston City Council, Councillor Matthew Brown, has responded to criticism of his new book Paint Your Town Red. Co-authored by writer and historian Rhian E. Jones, the book tells […]

1 year ago
Review: For heavenly food with soul visit Preston’s The Jam-Bowl

Jam Bowl fried chicken and chips Next up in Blog Preston’s series of reviews on local food vans is soul food stall The Jam-Bowl. According to the Black Foodie blogger, soul food originates from African American […]

1 year ago
Review: Riversway’s Mr. Cheesy van makes tasty but expensive scran

Don’t worry, Prestonians. Mr. Cheesy is not an 80s blue comedian who’s escaped from headlining at Southport Pontins via a tunnel hidden behind a poster of Katie Hopkins. It’s a […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Review: Visiting The Green Frog at Preston Docks for dinner and a show

The Green Frog's bacon barm As the days are getting warmer and any restaurant with outside seating is booked up until 2030, Blog Preston has decided to do a series of reviews on the food […]

1 year ago
Taste Test: Private chef makes our day with scallops, steaks and soufflé

Scallops, chorizo and roasted turnip Like many others in the hard-hit hospitality industry, a Preston-based entrepreneur is restarting his business now that lockdown is easing.  Bernard Hoti kindly offered Blog Preston the opportunity to experience […]

1 year ago
Home hair cut tips to get you ready for Preston reopening

Hair cut stock image Pic: jacqueline macou from Pixabay It’s been two weeks since schools reopened and have I missed homeschooling? Well look, I love spending time with my 7-year-old son but… if I had to spend another two months […]

1 year ago
The epidemic of dog mess in Preston’s parks and streets

Ashton Park dog waste bin “Oi, mate. You better just watch your step!” Seriously, in a completely non-confrontational way, you need to watch your step – there’s an epidemic of dog mess on Preston’s streets. Whether […]

1 year ago
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