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Review: The restaurant that’s a fan-Thai-stic addition to Preston city centre

Khao Thai curries This week I took my 77-year-old mother Yvonne with me to Khao Thai Eatery, a new licenced restaurant situated towards the ring-road end of Church Street in Preston city centre. […]

7 months ago
Police want to trace man after teenager kidnapped in Preston city centre

Police want to speak to this man as part of their investigation Pic: Preston Police A picture of a man has been released in connection with a kidnapping in Preston city centre. Preston Police say a teenage boy was kidnapped in Church Street and forced […]

8 months ago
‘It wasn’t just an opportunity to slap a mural up for the sake of it’ artist defends Church Street mural

Local photographer Scrappy NW photographed the mural by drone. Pic Scrappy NW The artist behind the striking Church Street mural on the side of Hogarths has said he was ‘putting some pride back into our city’. Planning permission was not sought for […]

8 months ago
Uncertain future for Preston’s Church Street mural

Shawn Sharpe's mural Mother takes pride of place on Church Street. Pic Lisa Brown A huge mural that has worked its way into Prestonians’ hearts in just the few weeks since its appearance in the city centre did not have planning permission when it […]

8 months ago
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Preston pair hunted by police after Church Street kidnap

Cameron Farley and Cameron Parkinson Pic: Preston Police Two men are wanted by police in connection with a kidnapping in Preston city centre. Cameron Farley and Cameron Parkinson have had their pictures and detailed release by Preston Police. […]

9 months ago
All the Preston city centre roads that will be closed for Battle of Britain memorial parade

Fishergate road closed sign Pic: Blog Preston A number of Preston city centre roads will be closed this weekend for the Battle of Britain Memorial Service parade. Read more: Spitfire to be on Preston’s Flag Market for […]

9 months ago
Police patrols stepped up after two Preston city centre robberies

Tithebarn Street in Preston city centre Pic: Google Police patrols in Preston city centre are being stepped up after two robberies. The incidents in Tithebarn Street and Church Street saw a 17-year-old threatened with a knife and an […]

9 months ago
Meeting Shawn Sharpe, the artist behind Church Street’s striking Preston mural

Shawn Sharpe's mural Mother takes pride of place on Church Street. Pic Lisa Brown A striking mural based on Preston’s crest has become the talk of the city, with many people taking to social media to applaud it. The mural is called Mother and […]

10 months ago
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