Mix of comedy, music and theatre at special Tringe Festival as part of Preston Guild

Fifty acts will take part in this year’s Preston Tringe festival which showcases some of the best comedy, theatre and performances the city has to offer. Since starting in 2009 […]

9 years ago
City council stumps up nearly £10,000 to save two charities from closure

gift 92 Two Preston charities have been bailed out by the city council after mounting costs nearly forced them to close. Sahara, based in Fishwick which helps young Asian and black women, […]

9 years ago
Prestonian Samantha Murray wins Olympic silver in modern women’s pentathlon

samantha murray A Prestonian has added Great Britain’s sixty-fifth medal at the Olympics when she struck silver in the Modern Women’s Pentathlon. Samantha Murray, who turns 23 this year, was born in […]

9 years ago
Preston’s Muslim community comes together to feed city homeless in Flag Market feast

preston feeds homeless Preston’s Flag Market was turned into a kitchen on Saturday night to feed hundreds of homeless people. Volunteers from the city’s Muslim community filled out stalls as part of a […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston in the Picture: The Black Horse

the black horse Last week my picture of the week was the Old Black Bull , one of Preston’s most distinctive pubs. This week I’m featuring another City centre pub with bags of […]

9 years ago
Second edition of the Preston History Magazine released

The second edition of a magazine dedicated to the history of Preston has been released. The Preston Magazine, produced by Penwortham resident Heather Crook, includes a history of pedestrianisation in […]

9 years ago
Emergency services search River Ribble after upturned canoe found

ribble canoe Police have released this photo of a canoe found upturned in the River Ribble at Penwortham. The canoe was found on Friday 10 August and emergency services including police, fire, […]

9 years ago
Win tickets to see Katherine Jenkins and Jose Carreras at Preston Guild Proms in the Park

Katherine Jenkins Do you want to go to see José Carreras and Katherine Jenkins at the Preston Guild Proms in the Park? Blog Preston has teamed up with the Guild to offer […]

9 years ago
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