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Preston is one of the most miserable places in the UK

A Preston sunset Pic: Sonia Bashir A Preston sunset Pic: Sonia Bashir Preston has had another badge bestowed upon it in the long-running list of best, worst, places. The city has been ranked as one of […]

3 years ago
Watch the Lancashire dialect explained by Korean Billy

Talking about the phrase, not the presenter An explanation of the Lancashire dialect has been released in the latest in a series for Koreans visiting the UK. Korean Billy has been translating various British dialects for foreign […]

3 years ago
What it was like at the anti-Trump demo in Preston

A sign held up against the Harris A sign held up against the Harris Preston hasn’t seen a protest since the EDL march last year, so the hype surrounding this ‘Anti-Trump’ rally was building pretty fast. Starting […]

3 years ago
Battle of Preston re-enacted and what’s involved in it

A soldier kitted out and Jacobites in a kilt With the recent anniversary of the Battle of Preston much has been written of the battle itself. Not often explored is the role of re-enactors in such events. Here we […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Working Preston’s streets with the street cleaning team

Graham, 47, is working his way towards a good breakfast Stale smells of that last pint and cold chips hang in the murky air down Lancaster Road where it meets Church Street and Fishergate. Heels of the last glammed-up girls […]

3 years ago
Cannons, statues and the Belverdere a short history of Avenham Park landmarks

The 'peace' cannon and the frog in Avenham Park The recent Heritage lottery funded restoration of Avenham and Miller parks has highlighted the presence of a number of art works that can be viewed when visiting. Some are better […]

3 years ago
Five things sure to catch your eye at the Harris Open

Ooooo errr! As always, this years annual Open exhibition at Preston’s Harris Museum and Art Gallery is an exciting and inspiring mix of more than 400 exhibits of mixed media, materials, quality, and […]

4 years ago
Who is behind Preston’s crazy carrots?

Recently, those taking a walk or bike ride around Avenham Park in Preston city centre have been greeted with a cheery sight; gone are the days of scenic sunsets and beautiful […]

4 years ago
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