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Owner of closed Preston cocktail bar hopes nightlife can survive intense pressures

Lonely People, in Preston, closed in 2024 The owner of a cocktail bar that closed at the start of 2024 has expressed her concern that Preston‚Äôs nightlife will continue to struggle.  Lonely People, a cocktail bar on […]

2 months ago
Winckley Street Ale House takeover – one year on

Jonathon (left) with Paul Yates and Simon the chef (right). A man from Preston is celebrating the one-year anniversary of owning his own pub, The Winckley Street Ale House. Paul Yates took over the craft and cask beer pub last […]

3 months ago
Restaurant and bar owner throws weight behind pedestrianised, green Winckley Street

One vision for Winckley Street by John Bright A new green pedestrianised vision has been revealed for a popular Preston street with one business owner throwing his weight by the idea. John Bridge, found of Studio John Bridge […]

7 months ago
Review: Preston’s Pizza Express delivering Dali-tious pizzas for premium prices

Pizza Express Hot American pizza This week my daughter GZ and I thought we’d try a takeaway from one of the big chains to see how they compared to Preston’s independent restaurants and takeaways. Pizza […]

8 months ago
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Jubilee street party planned for Preston’s Winckley Street

One of the city centre‚Äôs picturesque, cobbled streets will be celebrating the Platinum Jubilee by hosting a street party from Thursday 2nd until Sunday 5th June.  Winckley Street, which connects Preston‚Äôs high […]

2 years ago
Footage shows man attacking people with chair in Winckley Street

The man is seen holding the chair before charging at people sat at a table outside Forum bar in Winckley Street Pic: Blog Preston A man was attacked by a chair-wielding man in Preston city centre on Thursday 29 April. The incident took place outside Forum Bar in Winckley Street at approximately 5pm. The […]

3 years ago
Winckley Street pubs and bars first weekend back as restrictions eased

After being shut for many months, Blog Preston asked local businesses what the past week of ‘normality’ has been like for them. Lonely People cocktail bar on Winckley Street had […]

3 years ago
Late night Christmas shopping event to showcase Preston’s indie businesses

Preston's Christmas lights Pic: Tony Worrall A late night Christmas shopping event is coming to Preston city centre. The ‘Bratwurst and Butter Pies – Christmas with the shops of Cannon/Winckley Street’ event has been organised by […]

4 years ago
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