February 24, 2014 by Lyndon
A Preston-based singer-songwriter has just issued his first record, filled with songs influenced by living in the North West city.
Ric Birthill, 25, is the man behind The Preston EP, which contains five tracks dealing with [Read more]
January 24, 2014 by Michael
Prestfest, the annual festival intended to showcase the very best of city centre nightlife in Preston, will once more hit the city at the end of January.
The first Prestfest event was held in [Read more]
December 31, 2013 by Gareth
A new project in Preston could see the city’s youngsters given the opportunity to ‘graduate’ while still in primary school.
The scheme, titled Children’s University, currently operates across the West Lancashire region and will now be brought [Read more]
November 28, 2013 by Gareth
Preston’s architecturally significant bus station is set to go through a multi-million pound makeover.
The site was going to be demolished last year, but was saved after the Government marked it as a [Read more]
October 30, 2013 by Gareth
The Flag Market in Preston recently held a festival to raise funds and awareness for Rock FM’s Cash for Kids initiative and St Catherine’s Hospice.
The Preston Free Fest was organised by Andrew Speariett, who is the events manager and founder [Read more]
September 18, 2013 by Gareth
A benefit concert is being held in Preston in December to help fund research that will improve the lives of those living with brain tumours.
The Katy Holmes Trust, which is hosting the event, was set up by Paula and David Holmes of Lancashire to help [Read more]
August 10, 2013 by Michael
Approval has been granted for plans to turn a garden centre near Preston into a live music venue outside of its normal trading hours.
Duxbury’s Garden Centre in Whitstake applied to the local council for a license to [Read more]
July 8, 2013 by Lyndon
A clean-up operation was held recently in the Ryelands area of Lancaster in a bid to tackle an escalating litter problem.
As an incentive to take part, participants [Read more]
June 16, 2013 by Lyndon
The first Preston City Games sporting event was held recently and is being hailed a as massive success by officials.
The Games encouraged businesses from across the city to put [Read more]
May 15, 2013 by Lyndon
A funfair ride based on the much-loved Wallace and Gromit films is due to be opened shortly as part of a new attraction at Blackpool Pleasure Beach theme park.
The ride, [Read more]