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Photos: Christmas Lights in Preston

X Factor stars Treyc Cohen and Belle Amie took to the stage for the Preston Christmas light switch on yesterday. Real Radio and BID Preston, in conjunction with Preston City […]

12 years ago
Anarchy at the NUS march in London – A UCLan student’s view

A local student studying in Preston gives his take on the student protests in London earlier this week. While most students were protesting peacefully in Parliament Square, it was a […]

12 years ago
What Victorian Benefactors Did For Preston

The industrial era is one easy to overlook in a provincial context in the face of what I and people of varying ages learnt in school. We are granted a rough idea about how life changed, but my education in the matter was confined to general developments leading up to the years when Victoria was on the throne. But what of the individuals who sought to change Preston for the better?

12 years ago
Preston Photos Digest

As part of one of our ongoing series here at Blog Preston, in which we showcase the very best photographs taken in Preston, here is this week’s offerings! All of these […]

12 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Old Pubs of Preston – Black Horse and The Academy

Some months ago a pledge to examine various pubs in Preston was made here. This article follows an introductory post which sums up the rich heritage behind Preston's drinking establishments. Modernity witnesses the country's pub numbers drop in the face of plummeting sales. This article examines two widely contrasting pubs in Preston's town centre.

12 years ago
The Birds on the Ribble Estuary

The Ribble estuary in October - A Great White Heron, three Shelducks, and further afield flocks of ducks. October is the month the Ribble estuary harbours influxes of migratory birds. This article examines Shelducks and Swans who inhabit river estuaries across the country alongside a huge variety of avians. Read on to discover why the Ribble's estuary and nature reserve is a great place worth visiting all year round.

12 years ago
Take a walk in Tarleton

Tarleton is a prosperous village built around a huge agricultural community. There are a number of shops and cafes and pubs in the village and ample free parking. Begin the […]

12 years ago
Camper van fire in Preston City Centre

Emergency services were called this afternoon to tackle a camper van on fire on Corporation Street. Police officers closed roads around the scene causing some localised traffic problems. Lancashire Police […]

12 years ago
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