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Do you normally attend a PACT meeting over in the East of Preston? Would you like to attend in the New Year? PACT are joining up in the East of Preston. All the East Preston PACTS are getting together for a one-off meeting in January 2014. This is a chance to hear about and share information about issues across the East of Preston and a great […]6 hours ago by Matthew Stanton Share
Partygoers in Preston during the festive party season will be treated in the city centre. The former Post Office building on Birley Street is being turned into a temporary accident and emergency shelter. Volunteers from the British Red Cross will man the building from 10.30pm until 4am in a bid to keep hospital beds free by providing first-class treatment to revellers with minor injuries. Michelle […]9 hours ago by Ed Walker Share
They say a week is a long time in politics, well try a year. This time last year we were gearing up for a decision on whether the Bus Station would be demolished. And in December last year the city council were pushing ahead with demolition, unless a buyer could be found. The future of Preston Bus Station was hanging in the balance, and an […]17 hours ago by Ed Walker Share
The transfer of Preston Bus Station from Preston City Council to Lancashire County Council is nearly complete. The city council’s cabinet met this evening to rubber-stamp proposals to sell the building to County Hall bosses. County councillor Matthew Tomlinson was one of the county council cabinet who also met earlier to approve the county taking on the building. He tweeted: LCC agree to take over […]18 hours ago by Ed Walker Share
Following the battering Preston and the surrounding area has taken with wind speeds reaching 60 to 70mph, a yellow warning of ice has been issued by the Met Office. Temperatures are expected to drop overnight and ice will form on many roads, particularly in rural areas. Met Office forecasters say: “Ice is expected to form from late Thursday afternoon with temperatures across the road network […]20 hours ago by Ed Walker Share
Now here is something to brave the biting winds for, join the artists at Oxheys Mills Studios this evening for their 3rd Winter exhibition. All work on display will be for sale and can be taken away on the day. The exhibition will also feature a special ‘£20 and under’ section, it’ll be a great opportunity to pick up unique and unusual gifts and cards […]1 day ago by Lisa McManus Share View more stories from BlogPreston
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Take a look at our weekly capture of a famous Preston landmark, person or more with local photographer Paul Melling taking you around the city with his lens.
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Since 1179 the founding fathers of the city have celebrated every 20 years the right of Preston to hold a market. The Guild has grown over the centuries to become a huge month-long festival with parades, processions and parties across the whole of the city.
Use our Guild section to get under the skin of what happened across Preston not just during the Guild month but the whole Guild year and the legacy it aims to leave.