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This category is for posts with observations made about Preston.

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 […]

2 weeks 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 […]

4 months 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 […]

5 months ago
Gritty memories of growing up in Preston penned by local poet

Darren Hobson Preston-born poet Darren Hobson has published new work that shares his memories of growing up in and around the town during the 1970s and beyond. Locations in Avenham, Penwortham and […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement A short history of Tulketh Hall – in search of Preston’s long lost castle

A painting of the former Tulketh Hall Did you know that Preston once had a royal castle? That the same site was also the original location of that great medieval house of God – Furness Abbey? That […]

8 months ago
Rediscovering the Guild Wheel the quiet jewel in Preston’s exercise crown

A Guild Wheel distance sign on the route Pic: Blog Preston Cycling and walking have apparently ‘exploded’ during lockdown, with people rediscovering what’s on their doorsteps. I thought I’d take a moment to look at one of Preston’s greatest assets – […]

10 months ago
Ashton tarot card reader Violetann reveals what’s in store for you this October

Pisces October tarot reading Pic: Violetann Tarot This is a guest post. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. Happy Halloween Preston People! As the season of Halloween and all things […]

10 months ago
Photography exhibition celebrates Preston’s vanishing places and spaces

John Robertson with his work on display at The Larder Pic: Lisa Brown A new exhibition of artwork with Preston as its focus has gone on display in the windows of The Larder Café in the city centre. ‘Marginal Images’ is the culmination […]

11 months ago
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