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Brockholes

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 wildlife

Things to do over Easter 2019 in Preston

Preston may be renowned for its famous annual egg rolling event, but there’s much more to enjoy around the city this Easter. Here we’ve rounded up a selection of events […]

5 years ago
Northern Young Adult Literary Festival returning to UCLan

The Northern Young Adults Literary Festival group at last year's event The Northern Young Adult Literary Festival is returning to UCLan after the success of last year’s inaugural event. NYALitFest prides itself on getting bestselling authors, agents and publishers out of […]

5 years ago
Work to warm up Preston’s Market Hall continues

The work resumes at the Orchard Street end of the Market Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Further winter-proofing work is continuing at Preston’s Market Hall. The new porch was put in at the start of December last year and is now getting its roof. Traders and […]

5 years ago
Brockholes Brow killer launches appeal against sentence

Mohmed Salman Patel arrives at Preston Crown Court Pic: SWNS A dangerous driver who killed two women on Brockholes Brow, moments after sending a text message to his girlfriend has lodged an appeal against his conviction. Mohmed Salman Patel, 26, […]

6 years ago
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This is exactly what happened in the Brockholes Brow crash

Rachel Murphy and Shelby Maher Documents released at the sentencing of Mohmed Salman Patel outline the use of a mobile phone in connection with the crash. The Crown Prosecution Service argued Patel, 26, was using […]

6 years ago
Crafty Vintage plans trio of Christmas Craft Fairs

Following the string of roaring successes for Crafty Vintage fairs this year, organisers are planning a trio of Christmas markets to be held on the floating village at Brockholes Nature […]

8 years ago
All day and all of the night: Fulwood garage applies for 24-7 booze licence

The Co-Op store in Fulwood has begun trading again for an interim period Twenty-four hour opening seven days a week could return to a shop at a petrol station in Fulwood. The Co-Op store in Garstang Road is still trading, despite being due […]

8 years ago
What can Preston’s teenage councillor bring to politics?

Jade with step dad Martyn 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 […]

8 years ago
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