Thousands of real ale fans will flock to the Continental for the festival

Continental Beer Festival: Live music line-up unveiled for twelfth ale fest

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 […]

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Council still offering free boiler service help and advice

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 […]

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Preston Sea Cadets standing to attention

Preston Sea Cadets Easter fundraising walk

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 […]

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Rats have been spotted swimming on the Serpentine lake in Moor Park

Concern about rats in Moor Park being fed by visitors

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 […]

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"Annie" - Played by Sofia DiMeo-Smith

Preston’s own Annie set to premiere at the Charter Theatre

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 […]

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Red Alliance: Town Hall and County Hall to sign partnership agreement for city centre project

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 […]

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