Leader of the Preston City Council has been taking questions via Prestonians in a second #AskRankin. The first last year saw the event live streamed and questions came in live […]7 years ago Preston’s newspaper wars revealed in history talk
A former journalist will reveal the bitter rivalry between two Victorian newspaper proprietors in a scramble to launch Preston’s first evening newspaper. Dr Andrew Hobbs, now a journalism lecturer at […]7 years ago Broughton Printers site put up for sale
The Broughton Printers site in Fulwood has been put up for sale. Home to the Lancashire Evening Post and the northern arm of media mogul Richard Desmond’s Express Newspapers the […]7 years ago Opinion: We need business rate action to help boost Preston’s shopping streets
Ask any shop owner or councillor throughout the land what the biggest problem facing the High Street is and they will pinpoint the high cost of business rates. With a […]8 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Campaign launched to encourage Prestonians to shop local
A campaign to encourage Prestonians to support their local independent businesses has been launched. The Lancashire Evening Post and Preston Business Improvement District (BID) have teamed up to support the […]8 years ago Preston Past: The Castle Hotel On Cheapside, Market Square.
Originally known as the Castle Inn and was built in 1623, the Castle Hotel was situated in Cheapside opposite the Market Square. It was very much a favourite hostelry in the […]10 years ago Plans for Preston tram remain on track despite funding blow
Preston’s tram plan looks back on track after the group leading the project missed out on government cash for a second time. Trampower, the company proposing the city’s first light […]11 years ago Evening Post’s ‘Heart of the Community’ Award
The Lancashire Evening Post is offering up to £4,000 in grants to community organisations this Christmas.13 years ago Most Discussed