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Interview with Kitty Cointreau

Kitty Cointreau is late for our meeting in the Frog & Bucket by approximately 120 seconds. I’ve barely had time to get out my notebook before she bounds in, profusely […]

10 years ago
Mission Church to be replaced by student flats

A 13-storey block of student flats will replace the Mission Church in Preston City Centre, a planning committee has confirmed. The flats will include a purpose-built church, with 11 storeys […]

10 years ago
Three things to do this weekend

Another series that’ll be happening on a weekly basis, where I’ll be finding the best of what’s on in Preston every weekend for Blog Preston readers. As ever, if you […]

10 years ago
Preston Blogs Digest

Starting a new mini-series, this weekly digest will pull together some of the best web links and articles to do with Preston, both from our listed blogs and other sources. […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Third Preston Tweetup announced

Tweetup Logo Blog Preston is proud to present another Preston Tweetup in association with Stage 9 Marketing, who have kindly offered to pay for all attendees’ first drink (spirits excluded). It’s to be […]

10 years ago
Fire at Mick’s Curry Pot

A gas explosion triggered a fire at Mick’s Curry Pot takeaway on Friargate this afternoon. The fire, caused by a malfunction with a deep fat fryer, swiftly prompted approximately fifty […]

10 years ago
Heritage Open Days

Samlesbury Hall has a number of ghost stories attached to it Over 70 notable historic properties are opening their doors for free this weekend, including three in Preston. As part of Heritage Open Days, residents can explore Samlesbury Hall, the Georgian […]

10 years ago
Examining Preston’s Fossilised Past

Preston Docks circa 1905 It’s difficult even with help of study and older relatives to imagine the days when Britain was a leader in domestic manufacturing. Factories, mines, and shipping have largely been superseded […]

10 years ago
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