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One year on from Preston Bus Station becoming a listed building

A rainbow over Preston Bus Station It’s exactly a year since Preston Bus Station was confirmed as a grade II listed building. Culture minister Ed Vaizey delivered the decision which all but confirmed the building would […]

1 year ago
Preston’s homeless: the story of Bill goes viral on Facebook

ben holmes The hardest thing about being homeless is people looking down on you, according to one anonymous homeless man. In a random act of kindness, Ben Holmes stopped to share a […]

1 year ago
Food review at a pub: The Continental

The sticky pork The Continental situated on the banks of the Ribble, would have you believe it is on The South Bank of the Thames judging by their website. Since opening in 2009 […]

1 year ago
Is Preston Bus Station one of the ugliest buildings in the world?

The Bus Station divides Prestonians, nearly 50/50 Preston’s divisive bus station has been singled out as one of Britain’s ugliest buildings. John Rentoul, writing on the Independent, has submitted it as his number one in a top […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Coda, The Venue and more: Looking back at what the Frog and Bucket venue used to be

Coda was the previous name for the venue before the Frog and Bucket took over The building which houses the soon to close Frog and Bucket has been an entertainment venue for decades. As The Frog and Bucket, it hosted shows by stars from John […]

1 year ago
Taking on The Big Ugly Burger at Longton’s Dolphin Inn

photo 4 As it came towards me the other diners gasped. The waiter, who was delivering this beastly incarnation, held a strong smug look as if to say, “you won’t beat this….” […]

1 year ago
New openings and closures in Preston

solewish A mini round-up of new openings and closures in Preston city centre. New shoe shop opened on Fishergate called Solewish. A small family run organisation that brings in cutting edge […]

1 year ago
What was the cause of the Ribbleton explosion?

Rowan Scrap Metals tweeted this picture of smoke at the Recycling Lives facility An explosion at the Recycling Lives facility on the Red Scar industrial estate was the cause of Prestonian panic today. Residents and workers nearby took to Twitter to ask what […]

1 year ago
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