The long life of the recently demolished Preston Odeon cinema

The Odeon cinema in the mid 1960s Pic: Preston Digital Archive The now-demolished ex-Odeon cinema on Church Street has a long and fascinating history. It opened in 1928 as the New Victoria Theatre and was in a prime location in the […]

6 days ago
McDonald’s delivery only kitchen open at Preston Docks

McDonald's delivery kitchen employees A brand-new McDonald’s delivery kitchen has opened at Preston Docks. The kitchen, located in Chain Caul Way, will be open between 7am and 10.45pm seven days a week for app delivery orders […]

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Met Office issues ice weather warning for Preston with caution urged

Icy Avenham Park this week. Pic: Blog Preston The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice in Preston towards the end of a weekend that saw significant snowfall to the north and east. The warning […]

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Hundreds of homes set for mill site among most forgotten parts of Preston city centre

Horrocks Mill From the air - after development Hundreds of new homes are set to spring up on the one-time site of a cotton mill on the edge of Preston city centre – almost 60 years after the […]

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Advertisement Advertisement New lighting and pedestrianised space in plan to make Preston more attractive

Lancaster Road Proposed Revamp Plans to make Preston city centre a more attractive place to spend time – by day and night – have been unveiled by the city council. The ‘Illuminate and Integrate’ […]

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Rising Preston chef opens new bistro at Tulketh Brow

Clockwork Bistro Chef Director, Shane Whitaker A rising Preston chef has opened a new bistro at Tulketh Brow in Ashton-on-Ribble. Shane Whitaker is Chef Director at Clockwork Bistro, an eatery serving modern traditional dishes alongside a […]

7 days ago
Santos and family came from Cameroon with nothing and now football in Preston has given them hope and safety

Kedrin, nine, has made friends and settled thanks to the Sir Tom Finney Soccer Club Pic: Santos Chrysantus There are currently over 360,000 asylum seekers and refugees in the UK, but what is life like once they have finally obtained permission to stay in this country? We met […]

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Sponsored: Bamber Bridge high school opening doors for Christmas market

Pupils on a cake and craft stall at last year's Christmas Market Brownedge St Mary’s Catholic High School in Bamber Bridge is inviting locals to attend theirChristmas Market. The market will take place on Friday (8 December) from 4-8pm at the high […]

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