20-year-old undergraduate studying BA (Hons) in Journalism at the University of Central Lancashire, with a passion for news, social media and learning new things. I'm co-editor of Blog Preston, and am in charge of local and community news, you can contact me at email@example.com You can also follow my movements on Twitter here: @ajhalls1
Smarts, doesn’t it? Relegation seemed inevitable for so long, but having coming so close to avoiding the drop, confirmation of relegation was as quick as it was sudden. One fact often mentioned was that North End were the longest-serving team of the Championship. That tells its own story. Football is all about taking your chances, and it can be argued Preston missed their big moment. [...]757 days ago by Andy Halls Share
Blog Preston will be live from the Guild Hall from start to finish to bring you the very latest news and results from the local elections and referendum.
We were the first news outlet to report the fact that Mark Hendrick had been re-elected in last year’s general election, and we hope to be first again.776 days ago by Andy Halls Share
So, you may have heard quite a commotion about ‘AV’ in the past days and weeks, I know I certainly have. My doorstep is littered with leaflets trying to sway my vote, and you’ve probably been collared by campaigners in the city centre at some point. But what does it all mean? What exactly is ‘AV’? In a nutshell, it’s a new system of voting- as [...]777 days ago by Andy Halls Share
Preston people are being urged to ‘make time for wine’ as part of National Wine Month. The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) have partnered with a number of wine retailers , including the Preston-based Lancashire Wine School. The school is running special introductory evenings to help local people make time for their wine. “Spending a little bit more on your bottle of wine can [...]782 days ago by Andy Halls Share
Police are reminding members of the public to keep their belongings with them after a number of unattended bags were stolen in a Preston park. Four reports have been received over the past two weeks of bags or items from bags being stolen from Avenham Park whilst they were left unattended. Insp Eddie Newton said: “It appears that whilst residents have been enjoying the sunshine [...]783 days ago by Andy Halls Share
Preston teenagers have the chance to go on a low-cost adventure programme that will test their physical, creative and community spirit. ‘The Challenge’ is part of the government’s new National Citizen Service inspiring young people to unlock their potential, and develop their independence, teamwork and communication skills. For just £50, this 3 week programme will throw them in at the deep end – they will [...]797 days ago by Andy Halls Share