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New comedy club launching in Preston city centre

The Frog & Bucket Comedy Club will be launching in October 2009 on the site of what was Coda and The Venue, near the Bus Station in Preston.

12 years ago
Save our National Football Museum

The news that the National Football Museum, situated at Deepdale, is considering a move to pastures new is disappointing, but can be of little surprise to anyone. The facility has […]

12 years ago
Miller Park Art: Rourke’s Drift remembered or Colonial Wars glorified?

Many Prestonians and visitors will have noticed the art installation in a flower bed on the terrace of Miller Park which depicts British redcoats in white pith helmets firing into […]

12 years ago
Preston Corn Exchange: The wrong statue?

It’s easy to dislike the statue in front of the corn exchange (what is now The Assembly pub). The sculpture uses a lumpen style which provokes people to like or […]

12 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Interview: Lawrence Butterfield who worked at Whittingham Mental Hospital

One of the most popular posts on this blog was David Perkin’s description of the urban exploration of the decaying Whittingham Mental Asylum just outside of Preston, Lancashire. But, what […]

12 years ago
Preston station features in new Virgin Trains advert

A new advert for Virgin Trains, celebrating the new improved journey times on the West Coast Main Line features Preston station. The guy gets off the train at the end […]

12 years ago
Creating a mapped Preston for everyone

Ever heard of an Open Street Map? No, it’s not that thing Google is doing where they drive past when you’re getting changed or snap your dog having a wee […]

12 years ago
Water water bottled everywhere

This is a guest post from Martin Brown. He is a blogger on the built environment at isite and can be found on twitter @martinbrown. If you’d like to write […]

12 years ago
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