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Aerial pictures show police presence at Ribbleton Park traveller camp

Aerial pictures of travellers on Ribbleton Park have shown the police presence whilst trying to move them elsewhere. Caravans still remain in the Preston park despite the occupants being ordered […]

4 days ago
Preston City Council supports county book festival tackling racial discrimination

Preston City Council has offered its support to a global book festival that aims to combat racial discrimination. The council has joined other organisations around Lancashire, including the Harris Museum […]

1 week ago
Mayor of Preston celebrates birthday of Moor Nook’s Purple Pantry food outlet

Mayor of Preston Javed Iqbal visited Moor Nook’s Purple Pantry food outlet this week to celebrate its first birthday. On Tuesday 20 July, cream teas and commemorative mugs were on […]

1 week ago
Preston’s ‘strong cultural and creative community’ highlighted as Lancashire revives bid for UK City of Culture 2025

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The Lancashire 2025 team has submitted an expression of interest for UK City of Culture 2025 following the axing of the original bid last month. The three-year process, in which […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plungington Hotel listed as an Asset of Community Value

The Plungington Hotel Pic: Tony Worrall With the help of local community groups, businesses, customers and previous tenants – Friends of The Plungington Hotel submitted a detailed application to have the pub listed as an ‘Asset […]

2 weeks ago
Opportunity for a Preston photographer to get snapping for the Welcome Back project

Preston's skyline over the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall If you are passionate about Preston and good behind a camera lens, Preston City Council has a great opportunity for someone to supply a suite of images of Preston to […]

3 weeks ago
Travellers occupying land in Haslam Park have been asked to move on

Tree lined walk at Haslam Park Pic: Tony Worrall An anonymous source contacted Blog Preston to detail disturbance in Haslam Park on Tuesday, July 6. They noted that the gate was unlocked, and there were a number of vans […]

4 weeks ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week June 26 to July 2

Enjoying the sunshine on the Flag Market on Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. This week, Rosemere Cancer Foundation received funding for a lung cancer research project, and the former Browns Bar […]

1 month ago
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