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AskRankin: Five things we learned from the second quizzing of Preston City Council leader

Cllr Peter Rankin is interviewed by Sarah Fielden from the LEP Pic: Evening Post 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 […]

6 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 […]

6 years ago
Broughton Printers site put up for sale

The Lancashire Evening Post operated from the site in Fulwood 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 […]

6 years ago
Opinion: We need business rate action to help boost Preston’s shopping streets

The cost of operating premises on Preston's main streets can often lead many retailers to struggle 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 […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Campaign launched to encourage Prestonians to shop local

Shoppers at the top end of Friargate 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 […]

7 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 […]

9 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 […]

10 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.

12 years ago
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