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In pictures: Preston’s first ever busking festival

1PJM5248 It may have been raining but there’s no way a little bit of wet weather was going to stop Preston’s first ever busking festival. The event which took place on […]

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1715 Battle of Preston: A chronology of events during the Jacobite uprising – Part 1

Image1   Relive the Battle of Preston with Preston Historical Society. Discover all about the issues and people involved in the run-up to the battle; 2015 being the year of the […]

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Silly Billy’s weekly diary: Week 2

Feature Image Hello again Preston Peeps! It’s me Silly Billy with your latest blog all about the exciting new Panto Sleeping Beauty coming your way to the Guild Hall this December! It’s […]

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Preston celebrates the 300th anniversary of the last battle in England

Battle Map of Preston 1715 Three hundred years ago, in 1715, the last battle in England was fought in Preston, Lancashire between English government forces and the Jacobite rebels. Over the next few weeks and […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston unsung heroes from First World War to be remembered

From left clockwise: Joseph Garstang, John Gregson and Beatrice Blackburn Three unsung heroes from Preston’s First World War story are to be revealed in a new city walking tour. Beatrice Blackhurst, Joseph Garstang and John Gregson all played a role […]

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Fishergate Face Off to search for Preston’s next top model

Last year's Fishergate fashion show Fashion students are set to take over the Fishergate Shopping Centre once more. The Face of Fishergate competition is a search to find Preston’s next top models. Students from the […]

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Lancashire Business Expo to return to Preston Guild Hall in 2016

The Business Expo 2015 in the Guild Hall A second Lancashire Business Expo has been organised at Preston Guild Hall after the first saw more than 2,000 people attend. Organisers Shout Network say they will expand the event […]

1 month ago
Preston Busking Festival to see music ring through city centre streets

Charlotte Macdonald is one of the acts already registered to perform Buskers are set to take over the streets of Preston for a one day festival. Tens of busking spots have been allocated throughout the city centre to raise money for […]

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