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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 […]

2 weeks ago
Tell us what you think of Preston’s littering problem with The Big Litter Survey

Blog Preston has regularly reported on littering issues across the city but the subject remains as big a problem as ever throughout our streets. During lockdown there was a big […]

2 months ago
Words and phrases you will hear in Preston

A pie may sometimes be called a growler and parched peas are a city staple Pic: Caravan Gallery Preston is a proud city and has many turns of phrase which are unique. During 2016 a project aimed to capture some of Preston words and terms used each day […]

12 months ago
11 things that definitely happened during the return of Tokyo Jo’s

Inside Tokyo Jo's The Reunion Pic: Kate Rosindale Clubbers were transported back to the 90s and 00s heyday of the city’s nightclub scene. Tokyo Jo’s made its return during Maundy Thursday and no doubt, like me, you had […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement We get our skates on as Roller World Preston opens

A couple of the Preston Roller Girls at the Roller World Preston opening When the text appeared in the Blog Preston WhatsApp chat asking who wanted to attend the Roller World Preston opening day, I couldn’t reply quickly enough. After flirting with the […]

2 years ago
We took on Preston’s new Ninja Adventure VR attraction – here’s what happened

Trying out the VR jetpack and motorcycle racing. Trying out the virtual reality jetpack and motorcycle racing If you’ve ever wondered how you’d fare in a zombie apocalypse, wonder no more. The Multiverse at the newly-opened Ninja Adventure […]

2 years ago
What it’s like in Preston’s newest venue – LeVel

LeVel opened its doors for the first time to the public – and Blog Preston was there. Boasting bowling lanes, laser games, an indoor assault course and indoor golf across […]

3 years ago
Faith groups come together for a feast to celebrate in Preston

Interfaith feast in Shepherd Street Interfaith feast in Shepherd Street A Feast of Faiths kicked off Interfaith Week in Preston on Remembrance Sunday, marking the beginning of a week-long celebration of inter-faith understanding and awareness. […]

3 years ago
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