Preston

A play based on the true story of what life was like within Whittingham Asylum during the first world war is coming to Preston. Whittingham Asylum was once one of the biggest asylums within Europe with it being host to over 3,000 patients, the asylum helped feed, dress and give people a purpose within their […]

Preston’s Friargate has an exciting new pub that has just recently opened. The Northern Way has been given a makeover and is now a stylish modern pub. The pub now boasts a swanky new interior and exterior. The Northern Way has been rebuilt on the site of the old Shenanigans and O’Neill pubs in Friargate. The […]

Despite attempts to save the full Number 14 bus route, Preston Bus will be cutting the service down. The Number 14 will no longer serve Ronaldsway and Longsands and will instead terminate at Holme Slack. The decision to trim the route was announced back in August but Preston Bus were forced to reconsider after a […]

Titan the Robot is making his way to Preston and you could meet him this weekend. The world famous robot will be on the Flag Market as part of Summer Saturdays. Every single Saturday throughout the summer, there has been a variety of entertainment happening on the Flag Market and this weekend is the last […]

Lancashire County Council has announced that they will be pausing the roadworks being done on Lancaster Road and Tithebarn Street. Road workers are being diverted to highway projects elsewhere. The roadworks being done around the Guild Hall and Preston Bus Station are part of an 18-month project to see new pavements, lighting, benches and a new […]

Preston Bus will be cutting back a popular service for Ribbleton. The number 14 service that runs from Preston Bus Station through Holme slack and Longsands lane will be reduced from Monday 3rd September. Following a commercial review of all their services, they have decided the number 14 will no longer be serving Ronaldsway, Cromwell […]

The link between the M61 and the M6 near Preston is currently closed with two cars catching fire after a collision. Both drivers are safe. Traffic officers are on scene and working with emergency services, but expect delays and perhaps plan an alternative route.. All traffic is being held from Junction 9 M65 and onto the [...]

Four people are to go on trial after an historic brewery in Lancashire suffered extensive damage. More than £100,000 of damage is estimated to have been caused to the Thwaites Brewery in Blackburn in May. Thomas Ward, 43, of Aspull Common, Leigh, pleaded not guilty to blackmail, burglary and criminal damage via video-link at Preston […]

A pensioner from Preston has died while climbing Helvellyn. The man in his 70s, who has not been named, died after falling while climbing the Lake District peak. Emergency teams were scrambled to the mountain site last week after receiving reports that a man had fallen from Striding Edge. They found the man, but he […]

A number of Guild Hall employees have been relocated to the former Premier House building on Church Street, to make way for more entertainment space. The group’s finance department has moved into the building, which was acquired by Guild Centre owner Simon Rigby earlier this year for over £200,000 from Preston City Council. The building, […]


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