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Chef Paul Heathcote’s Viral Sheep Sculpture

sheep One of the more bizarre stories from over the Bank Holiday weekend. Preston based Chef Paul Heathcote’s re-tweet of a cauliflower sheep that went viral. Is it the Preston Lamb […]

1 year ago
Facebook cover photo details canal at Preston

canal2 Our recent Facebook banner photo update created some discussion about the exact location. The picture was taken on the Ashton-on-Ribble section of the old Lancaster Canal in Preston. The houses […]

1 year ago
Opinion: Martyn Rawlinson explains the council budget for the year ahead

Martyn Rawlinson This is not budgeting anymore…it’s survival. In 2009/10 Preston Council had an income of just under £30million – by 2015 it’s income will me just under £23million; most of that […]

1 year ago
Review: Superb food at the Sparling

creme Looking for decent place to eat in the Preston area is not a stretch. Okay, the city centre has perhaps just a few notable quality establishments but stray just a […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Review: Vernon God Little at St Peter’s Arts Centre, UCLan

vernon-god-little I was extremely pleased to have been invited to this production. An excellent piece of art in every sense of the word. The company of actors from the BA Acting […]

1 year ago
Review: Pandora the musical at Media Factory, UCLan

pandora-musical I was invited on twitter by Ashley Walsh, the creator of the book, lyrics and music for ‘Pandora the Musical’ to come and review the show. The concept of a […]

1 year ago
Opinion: A tribute to Sir Tom Finney

BgeSz7MIcAAg6bi It’s not exaggerating to say that Preston has lost its favourite son. Sir Tom Finney was quite simply the best footballer to ever play for Preston North End Football Club. […]

1 year ago
Michael Lavalette: A reflection on ten years in Preston’s political arena

Michael Lavalette After ten years as a Preston city councillor I have had to resign due to family illness. It’s a sad moment and there is much I will miss, but sometimes […]

1 year ago
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