This category relates to all things to do with pubs in Preston.

Kirkham pub closes for £114,000 revamp with aims to create ‘best outdoor area’

Visual of the exterior of the pub post refurbishment. Pic: Bernard Platt A pub in Kirkham has closed its doors for a £114,000 revamp. The Queens Arms, on Poulton Street, closed on 15 July for the restoration by northwest pub operator, Open […]

5 hours ago
The Cartford Inn in Little Eccleston named best in England at AA Hospitality Awards

The Cartford Inn's AA Hospitality Award Pic: The Cartford Inn / X The Cartford Inn in Little Eccleston has been named the best in England at the AA Hospitality Awards 2024. The bar, restaurant and hotel won Inn of the Year. Originally […]

3 days ago
Troubled microbar’s ex-boss could be banned in last bid ditch to keep it open

Tulketh Tap Room. Credit: Blog Preston The former manager of a troubled micropub could be legally banned from entering its bar – despite living above it. Ray Woods has been in charge of Tulketh Tap Room […]

6 days ago
5am lock-ins, drug accusations and a man unconscious in an alley put Tulketh Tap on brink of losing licence

Tulketh Tap Room. Credit: Blog Preston Preston’s licensing subcommittee will this week hear claims of drug dealing, violence and after hours boozing at a troubled micropub. The subcommittee will meet on Wednesday in response to a […]

1 week ago
Popular Garstang bar set to almost double in size

A Garstang microbar is set to almost double in size after taking on the shop next door. Gin and Brews, Stoops Hall, Garstang, has become a popular fixture in the […]

1 week ago
Chef has high hopes for Walton-le-Dale bar after success of Sunday roast pop-up event

A popular Walton-le-Dale bar is hosting a ‘Sunday roast pop-up’ on 14 July following the success of the first event. Taps and Wine Bar, Chorley Road, Walton-le-Dale, brought in local […]

1 week ago
Plain-clothes officers make nightlife arrests in Preston city centre

Police in the city centre A number of arrests were made in Preston city centre across the weekend as plain-clothed officers carried out operations in pubs and clubs. Various substances were seized by a police […]

2 weeks ago
Preston poet publishes new book exploring the history of pub signs

Pub signs in Preston Pic: George D Thompson A Preston performance poet is set to launch a new book exploring the history and creative inspiration behind UK pub signs. Arthur Chappell, from Ingol, has compiled an insightful and […]

2 weeks ago
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