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ELL’s gone stir-crazy over National Baking Week

This week is National Baking Week. Seven days that give us an excuse to stuff our faces with fatty, heart-attack inducing, homemade goodies. But do...

Open Gaming Day – Saturday 29th October

I’ve had an email from Mike Berry of Leisure Games on Ballards Lane about an Open Gaming Day at the shop on Saturday 29th October. On the day...

The Green Man, Strawberry Vale

I’ve been meaning to post something up about The Green Man centre in Strawberry Vale here for a while. Technically, it’s not in the area we’r...

Allotment open day at Vale Farm

The Council are looking to allotments to take greater responsibility on funding for maintenance and improvement works. We were looking to raise £2...

‘Make time for wine’ as part of National Wine Month

Preston people are being urged to ‘make time for wine’ as part of National Wine Month. The…

Police issue warning after spate of bag thefts

Police are reminding members of the public to keep their belongings with them after a number of…

Lancashire Market brings Preston to a standstill

On a cloudy yet humid Saturday morning, a busy Preston street is closed down for the day…

Preston teens challenged to get stuck in with communities

Preston teenagers have the chance to go on a low-cost adventure programme that will test their physical,…

New indoor skate park opening delayed

Untitled from Arc Skatepark on Vimeo. Anger is growing as teens are ‘left in the dark’ over…

Snakes and reptiles all in a day’s work for Animal Ambulance Teen

Reptiles and snakes may give some people the heebie jeebies but for one teenager, it’s all in…

Reality TV star helps showcase Preston shopping centre

Reality star turned pro-designer Kirsty Doyle shared this seasons style secrets with the fashion-loving residents of Preston.…

Lace Makers appeal for younger members

A peaceful church hall is the last place you would expect to find avant-garde fashion but if…

A cow on Twitter? Pull the udder one!

Stephen Fry may have milked social networking site Twitter for all it’s worth, but now he has…

Great Britain’s Peet climbing the wall of success

World Cup hero Sir Geoff Hurst laid into England’s footballers last week for their passionless displays in the…

New Victoria cinema campaign appeals for donations to buy nightclub

The future of Preston’s New Victoria cinema is looking brighter after the site went up for sale.…

Thai boxing club looking for knockout blow

Preston Thai Boxing Club is hoping its exciting brand of martial arts will grow more and more…

University urging students to be greener

The University of Central Lancashire has launched a week long scheme encouraging students to be greener. But…

Tragic Lewis died doing what he loved

The tragic death of rising cycling star Lewis Balyckyi is one of many young people who die…

Animal shelter could close in three months

Abandoned animals could be left homeless if funds are not raised to save the Preston branch of…

National Storytelling Week ‘poorly promoted’

Britain may be celebrating National Storytelling Week – but Preston is lagging behind. The Harris Library has…

Circus of Horrors returns home

Preston has produced its fair share of performers, from Corrie stars to wrestlers. But few are as ghoulish…

Fears for Preston’s libraries amid council cuts

Preston’s libraries could be under threat next week as the council finalises plans to cut staff. At…

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Santas put on their running shoes for charity

Runners took to the street for Preston’s annual Santa Dash for festive fun and fundraising. The Santa…

Preston’s parks celebrating National Tree Week

Ashton Park Rangers led a guided walk through the park in celebration of National Tree Week. Mike…

Guest post: Save our club. Jalgos forever.

In 1963 the Lancashire Evening Post ran a story about a colour bar operating in Preston. An…

Late night shopping during Christmas period

Preston’s city centre shops will stay open late on Wednesdays and Thursdays to give shoppers every opportunity…

Moor Park to get gym upgrade

Moor Park is set to be given an adidas makeover, with the installation of Preston’s second adiZone…

Preston Photos Digest

As part of one of our ongoing series here at Blog Preston, in which we showcase the very…

Take a walk in Tarleton

Tarleton is a prosperous village built around a huge agricultural community. There are a number of shops and cafes and pubs in the village and ampl...

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