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Lancashire County Council rejects fracking application

Anti-Fracking demonstrators from across the UK gather in Preston the headquarters of Lancashire County Council. Councillors are debating whether to give the go-ahead to two applications to Frack in the County by energy firm Caudrilla Lancashire County Council has rejected an application from Cuadrilla to frack at two sites in Lancashire. Applause broke out in the public benches that quickly echoed onto social media to […]

4 days ago
Everything you need to know about Glastonferret 2015

the ferret Glastonferret returns to The Ferret from July 3-5 marking the annual return of one of our most unique weekends. Since the days when the venue was known as The Mad […]

2 weeks ago
Curtis Eller’s American Circus to return to The New Continental

curtis eller Curtis Eller’s American Circus will return to the New Continental next week. The wild-eyed banjo playing vaudevillian has been a long time favourite of both The Ferret and the New […]

2 weeks ago
Five curry houses to take your Dad to on Father’s Day

IMAG0903b Father’s Day is getting uncomfortably close with you needing to sort out your gift ideas by Sunday (June 21). With that in mind we thought we’d help you out a […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement MACs Bar ordered to close for three months

macs bar 2 MACs Bar in Preston has been ordered to close for three months. District Judge Jane Goodwin ruled that the bar had not done enough to control drunken behaviour outside the […]

2 weeks ago
Things to do in Preston instead of going to MACs Bar this weekend

ships and giggles by tony worral Going to MACs Bar for Your Best Deal just isn’t an option this weekend. The popular nightclub will remain closed until the outcome of a hearing on June 12. Read […]

4 weeks ago
Preston is officially the wettest city in England

rain preston Preston is officially the wettest city in England, according to data gathered by the Met Office and Statista. Our city enjoys 103.36cm of rain on average per year, making it […]

4 weeks ago
MACs Bar to remain closed after hearing adjourned

macs bar 2 MACs Bar will remain closed until June 12 after a court hearing was adjourned. The hearing was to determine whether the venue would have to close permanently and the decision […]

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