It’s probably just me but until I took this photograph I had never realised that the junction here by the Wheatsheaf Pub is not Watery Lane as I had always […]10 years ago The end of the Jazz Bar in Preston
The Jazz Bar, described by some as a broad-based community local boozer, that attracted heavy drinkers from Preston town centre and surrounding areas is no more. Currently being transformed into […]10 years ago The ‘New’ New Continental In Preston?
Is this the site for the New Continental in central Preston? A recent application from New Continental Properties Limited asked the council to grant a Club Premises Certicficate and licence […]10 years ago Seamus Mcloughlin at the Ships & Giggles
Sunday 23 September at the Ships and Giggles, previously the Ship Inn, International Recording Artist Seamus Mcloughlin play an acoustic set. Seamus has opened shows for the likes of The […]10 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Preston in the Picture: The Black Horse
Last week my picture of the week was the Old Black Bull , one of Preston’s most distinctive pubs. This week I’m featuring another City centre pub with bags of […]10 years ago Preston in the Picture: Wolves at the Door
You may recall having seen an article on BlogPreston earlier this year relating to financial problems for the Old Black Bull’s parent company and the news that they’d had to […]10 years ago Struggling pubs at risk as beer sales slide
Pulling the perfect pint may soon be a lost art if beer sales continue to slide. The humble pub is losing out to supermarkets who can sell booze cheaply and […]11 years ago Withy Trees pub given ‘dream’ refurbishment
The Withy Trees pub has been given a fresh lease of life thanks to a new ownership and refurbishment. Situated on Lytham Road, Fulwood, the pub had been in a […]12 years ago Most Discussed