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The Hot Potato Tram is back open for business and will be during lockdown 2

The Hot Potato Tram has reopened. Pic: Tony Worrall Flickr The Hot Potato Tram reopened Monday 2 November at Preston’s Flag Market and will remain open during the second national lockdown. The famous tram sadly had to close due to […]

7 months ago
The Hot Potato tram is returning to Preston’s Flag Market

The Hot Potato Tram in action on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall The Hot Potato tram will be returning Monday 2 November at 11am. The tram sadly had to close due to former owner Keith Roberts passing away in September due to […]

8 months ago
33 things everyone who grew up in Preston knows to be true

Preston is a proud city, but we know not everything is fantastic. So this takes a tongue-in-cheek look at everything born and bred Prestonians know to be true. 1. Holiday […]

6 years ago
Duk Pond owner gets closest to setting new parched pea eating world record

BBC Radio Lancashire presenter John Gillmore was one of those taking on the challenge A Preston city centre restaurant owner came closest to breaking a parched pea eating world record at the weekend. Andrea Mellon, who runs Duk Pond in Cross Street, was the […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Prestonians fail to reclaim parched pea eating world record

We tried, and we failed. The parched pea eating record, once held by Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff, is not returning to Preston. Many consider Preston the home of the parched pea […]

6 years ago
Chance to break world record once held by Freddie Flintoff

parched pea stand Preston is hoping to break a world record attempt on August 1 to kick off the Love Food, Love Preston campaign. Preston Business Improvement District is urging as many people […]

6 years ago
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