A father from Preston, Chris Maiden, is cycling 300 km from London to Paris on his beloved Brompton bike for the Meningitis Trust this month. The 300K is a challenge […]10 years ago Preston Sea Cadets in need of a paint job
The Preston Sea Cadets are in the running for a new coat of paint in a national competition run by The Sun and Dulux. The Preston organisation wants its headquarters […]10 years ago Review: Dominic Kelly @ Samlesbury Hall
Were you read to as a child? Magic, wasn’t it? And on the rare occasion when you have the opportunity to recreate that sublime enchantment, you take it, don’t you? […]10 years ago Miller Park Art: Rourke’s Drift remembered or Colonial Wars glorified?
Many Prestonians and visitors will have noticed the art installation in a flower bed on the terrace of Miller Park which depicts British redcoats in white pith helmets firing into […]10 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Thee Uncomfortables to premiere video at Preston pub
The New Continental is to play host to the first play of Preston band Thee Uncomfortables new music video on Monday 31st August 2009 at 3 PM.10 years ago Review: Ignition UK @ Bitter Suite
It was Saturday night and the atmosphere was more Phoenix Nights than a typical rock venue, but having played at The Bitter Suite once before, Ignition/UK must have had a […]10 years ago Friendly Engines coming to Ribble Steam Railway
The Ribble Steam Railway, on Chain Caul Road, Preston, is getting all ‘Steamed Up’ ready for a very exciting event as the Friendly Engines visit on Saturday 15th August and […]10 years ago Preston Corn Exchange: The wrong statue?
It’s easy to dislike the statue in front of the corn exchange (what is now The Assembly pub). The sculpture uses a lumpen style which provokes people to like or […]10 years ago Most Discussed