Preston Free Christmas Parking

Over the Christmas period, there will be free parking for people visiting the city of Preston. Here are the views of some of the local people who may be affected by this on whether they think free Christmas parking is a good idea or not. Here is a link an article on the subject from…

Uneven World Coverage

Here is an interview with Charlotte Arrowsmith on a presentation she did about the uneven coverage of world news in the UK press and how and why some countries, such as the USA and the Middle East, receive more coverage than others. Here is a link to the Media Standards Trust’s view on international coverage…

Match Report: Manchester City v CSKA Moscow

Manchester City 5 – 2 CSKA Moscow  Manchester City are through to the knock out stages of the Champions League for the first time in the club’s history, after a 5-2 victory over CSKA Moscow at the Etihad Stadium. City manager Manuel Pellegrini, named an unchanged side from the team that beat Norwich 7-0 at…

A Day in the Life of a Photographer

Rachel Poole, 20, has been running her own photography business for the past six months and it continues to grow. Preston based Rachel has been a lifelong lover of fine art, but the enthusiastic artist has recently branched out into the business world and started her own company. I usually get up quite early and…

The Past, The Present and Future of Women’s Football

Women’s football is these days viewed as a far less popular version of the men’s game, but it has not always been that way. When the FA banned women’s football in 1921, not only did they put a stop to the sports rapidly increasingly popularity and prevent women from having the same sporting opportunities as…

Profile: Peter Allen Karate Instructor

There are few people as passionate about karate as Peter Allen. His enthusiasm for the unconventional sport is second to none and his excitement and dedication radiates as he reflects fondly over his sporting career. The 56 year old is now a coach, a referee, a competition organiser and also the Vice President and National…

Marcus Bronzy Lands Golden Role

University of Central Lancashire graduate Marcus Bronzy has landed his dream job at BBC Radio 1 Xtra. Marcus Bronzy graduated top of his class in 2009 with a First Class degree in Media Productions and Technology and takes on the role as a radio DJ on the station. During his time in Preston, Marcus was…