One of Preston’s Spring highlights is the return of the Continental’s Beer Festival. More than 100 ales and ciders will be on offer at the Preston pub and arts venue as it holds its twelfth beer fest. Alongside the beer hall there is live music and DJ sets in the beer garden marquee. Confirmed to appeal at the festival are punk rockers The Hyperjax, Scottish […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
Preston City Council offer a free service to ensure older people’s boilers and gas fires are in good working order. It might be a strange time to say this as we move into Summertime and the days get warmer but Preston Council want us to remind people that support is still available to fix faulty or old central heating boilers. Working with specialist partners they […]3 months ago by Tony Worrall Share
A reminder about a fundraising walk along the Guild Wheel held on Easter Sunday. Following their successful walk last year Preston Sea Cadets are again looking to raise funds to support their Mini Bus Appeal as well as much needed cash for a trip to the First World War battlefields in France. The Walk on 20 April will be in conjunction with IMPACT training and […]3 months ago by Tony Worrall Share Advertise here
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Council environmental health officers have issued a warning to those feeding birds in Moor Park. Reports from residents nearby say the historic park is being overrun by rats. One report says: “Walking through this part of the park at anytime and you will see dozens of rats. These are being fed on a daily basis by an old lady who puts food down for the […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
The Orphans of New York – Played by Youth Members of PMCS Annie heads for the Charter Theatre Annie is set to premiere at the Charter Theatre on Wednesday. The production by Preston’s own Musical Comedy Society, will open from Wednesday at 7.30pm, featuring a cast of 30 colourful characters led by Liz Procter, playing the dastardly gin-soaked Orphanage Principal Miss Hannigan, whilst Neil Townsend […]3 months ago by Neil Athey Share
The political ties between Labour-run Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council look set to have their bonds tightened further. A collaboration agreement between the two councils to redevelop the City Centre North area of the city, which includes the Preston Bus Station site, is due to be signed later in April. The agreement would bind the two councils to working on proposals for the […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share