The Brockholes Nature Reserve is to the east of Preston and borders the M6, the floating visitor attraction has many walks and is a haven for wildlifeWhat can Preston’s teenage councillor bring to politics?
In the early hours of May 6th an 18-year-old was elected to Preston Council. It was reported by many news outlets including the national BBC news website. Alongside the congratulations […]5 years ago Broughton Bypass: Work officially begins on new road
Work on a congestion-busting road mooted for more than 25 years has begun. The Broughton Bypass, to the north of the city, has seen spades put in the ground during […]5 years ago Preston bookbinder and restorer gets ready to celebrate forty years in the trade
If you’ve visited Leyland’s Worden Park Craft Centre, chances are you will have stepped into Peter Doyle’s bookbinding and restoration workshop. Peter, who grew up in Preston, became a bookbinder […]6 years ago Macs bar licensing hearing: Blow by blow account of day two
Mac’s bar’s future remains on a knife edge this weekend as councillors consider what sanctions, if any, to impose. A second day of evidence was heard in the Town Hall […]6 years ago Advertisement Advertisement MACS bar licensing review: Police and public health officials deliver reports on assaults and alcohol promotions at closed bar
MACs bar faces a battle to keep its ability to serve alcohol as councillors meet to discuss its future. The bar is currently closed after Preston Magistrates decided it posed […]6 years ago Preston’s College new science and tech building interior revealed
Here’s how a new engineering building at Preston’s College is due to look. The 4,200 square metre centre is costing £13million and is expected to open in September. The two […]6 years ago They Eat Culture to host Jon Gomm at The Continental
They Eat Culture are introducing virtual virtuoso guitarist Jon Gomm to The Continental, as a part of their festival of events held there. Along with guests Jason Singh and Jaydev […]6 years ago Quickest way out of Preston on a bike?
What is the quickest way on foot or wheels out of the city and into the countryside? A fast pedal along Lancaster Canal? Across the Ribble, south to Bamber Bridge […]7 years ago Most Discussed