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Sparrow hawk feasts on pigeon infront of startled Friargate shoppers

Afternoon commuters on Friargate got their own personal Autumnwatch as a bird of prey feasted on a pigeon. A Sparrowhawk swooped down by Richer Sounds and feasted on its prey. Andrew […]

5 years ago
Pair of boxer shorts dumped on doorstep of Preston charity

We'd like to know the thought process that ended up with this solitary boxer shorts on the step You can leave your pants on. That’s the message from one Preston charity as a pair of boxer shorts was left on their city centre doorstep. One of the staff […]

5 years ago
Street demolition, poetry and a Preston lass who loves ladies football

Who could fit the bill for the header of this story? Well, it could only be Gail Newsham. Gail is a Preston born lass who is passionate about the history of the […]

5 years ago
Seven things you’ll be feeling after doing Run Preston

If you’ve done Run Preston you’ll be feeling suitably smug while sitting with your feet up in front of the TV tonight. Here’s a few reflections and feelings you’ll have […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement One year on from Preston Bus Station becoming a listed building

A rainbow over Preston Bus Station It’s exactly a year since Preston Bus Station was confirmed as a grade II listed building. Culture minister Ed Vaizey delivered the decision which all but confirmed the building would […]

5 years ago
Preston’s homeless: the story of Bill goes viral on Facebook

The hardest thing about being homeless is people looking down on you, according to one anonymous homeless man. In a random act of kindness, Ben Holmes stopped to share a […]

5 years ago
Is Preston Bus Station one of the ugliest buildings in the world?

The Bus Station divides Prestonians, nearly 50/50 Preston’s divisive bus station has been singled out as one of Britain’s ugliest buildings. John Rentoul, writing on the Independent, has submitted it as his number one in a top […]

5 years ago
Coda, The Venue and more: Looking back at what the Frog and Bucket venue used to be

Coda was the previous name for the venue before the Frog and Bucket took over The building which houses the soon to close Frog and Bucket has been an entertainment venue for decades. As The Frog and Bucket, it hosted shows by stars from John […]

5 years ago
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