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Preston’s Conti and The Ferret awarded further £87,000 from Culture Recovery Fund

The Ferret Pic: Tony Worrall The Continental and The Ferret have received a grant of £87,000 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. The grant – which follows the nearly £400,000 awarded in October – […]

6 months ago
The Derby Arms in Longridge has been saved after buy-out

The Derby Arms in Longridge The Derby Arms in Longridge has been bought by The Oakman Group after closing last June. The gastropub and inn went into administration due to a large financial loss during […]

7 months ago
Plau bar in Friargate to be made grade-II listed building

58 historic places in the North West have been added to the National Heritage List for England during 2020. As the year draws to a close, Historic England are celebrating […]

10 months ago
Tributes as popular Preston doorman and ‘true gent’ Dave Purcell passes away

Dave Purcell Pic: Baker Street / Facebook Tributes are flooding in for well-loved Preston doorman Dave Purcell, who has passed away. Dave worked at venues in the city including Tokyo Jo’s for decades. Most recently he was […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Popular Leyland pub The Gables closes doors

The Gables pub in Leyland will not be reopening A pub in Leyland will not be reopening at the end of lockdown 2. The Gables team have made the difficult decision to close as they cannot see the venue […]

10 months ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week November 14 to 20

Dawn breaking over Preston on Thursday 18 November Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. The transgender flag was flown from Town Hall to honour lost trans lives, Preston Council confirmed […]

10 months ago
Ashton-on-Ribble ale bar served ‘hefty’ fixed penalty notice for Covid regulations breach

Tulketh Tap Room Pic: Tony Worrall An Ashton-on-Ribble ale bar has been handed a fixed penalty notice for breaching local Covid 19 restrictions. Tulketh Tap Room in Tulketh Brow has been handed the ‘hefty’ notice for […]

10 months ago
Daily coronavirus figures for Preston and South Ribble as pubs given extension over takeaway services

Ships'n'Giggles in Fylde Road is one of many pubs offering a takeaway service - in their case 1p meals for those in need in the city Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus figures in the first weekend have been confirmed. The city saw 98 new cases for Saturday (7 November), second only to Blackburn with Darwen in the highest […]

11 months ago
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