500 runners will take part in the event

Runners prepare to take part in Central Lancashire Half Marathon near Preston

Runners are expected to shake off the Christmas pounds with a half marathon route around the edge of Preston. The sixth annual Central Lancashire New Year Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 5 January. It’s a brand new route for the 500 runners who have booked to tear through the course which takes in the rural North West edge of the city. Organised by Fylde […]

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Review: A tale of Two Takeaways

My gastronomic tours of the North West take me to some interesting places and sometimes interesting food. Some of the most welcome and biggest surprises can be found in the strangest places. For example, over the Christmas period my favourite meal had to be the festive Picnic Bench at Holden Clough Nursery in their Garden Kitchen. Way out in the wilds of Bolton-by-Bowland it is […]

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Low level fittings allow customers to see across the whole store. Image credit @supermarkettweets

Cheaper shopping with Deepdale Coupon App

Do you like shopping at the new Morrisons Supermarket in Deepdale? Did you know there is an app for that? Yes, a new Coupon App has been specially designed just for the new Morrisons store on Blackpool Road. It offers exclusive discounts and helps you navigate around with a floor plan showing you exactly where goods are located. In the ever more fierce battle for […]

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Want to promote your local business? Paul Thornton will be raiding his record box at Forum

New Year’s Eve in Preston: Six ways to see in 2014

As per usual, some mates are heading to a party, others are getting in a minibus and heading to Manchester while someone else is conveniently not answering their phone. It’s New Year’s Eve. Here are six places we’ve found where you can see in the New Year in Preston. After all, this is the city which keeps winning a Purple Flag award for being a […]

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Brooks Nightclub 80's

Preston’s former nightclubs and nightlife remembered

It is around this time of year when many Prestonians start to think of a venue in the city where they can bring in the New Year. At Blog Preston we started to wonder what places, now gone by the wayside, that people went to on New Year’s Eve over the years. With some research and help from the fantastic members of the Facebook group […]

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Electrical fire tackled by Fulwood fire crew

Fire crews have dealt with a fire involving a plug socket in Fulwood. Severe damage was caused to the electric plug socket at a house in Garstang Road. A crew from Fulwood fire station was called out at 10.35am on Saturday. A thermal image camera, hearth kit and lighting were used by the crew.

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