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We’ll Meet Again – Tribute to World War 2 armed forces coming to Preston Charter Theatre on April 27

we'll meet again Preston Charter Theatre will host a tribute to armed forces past, present and future on Monday April 27. We’ll Meet Again will present a show to celebrate 70 years since […]

10 months ago
Armistice Day: Preston will never forget its fallen heroes

Remembrance Day Tuesday 11 November 2014 05 At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month the people of Preston came together to remember their heroes. Many people gathered on Preston’s Market Place to […]

10 months ago
Sport themed images to be projected onto the Lancashire Archives building

Wall projection from last year's campaign Last year, Lancashire Archives put on a projected slideshow on to the side of the Archives building in Bow Lane, Preston for the national ‘Explore Your Archive’ campaign. Again, this […]

10 months ago
Preston Remembers: Prestonians urged to come forward with First World War family memories

Fred Sandiford fought in the First World War Prestonians are being asked to help find memories of the First World War. The Preston Remembers project is looking for any stories about your Preston relatives to be part of […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement All is shipshape with Preston Sea Cadets headquarters makeover

Sea Cadet headquarters on Strand Road, Preston On Wednesday 5 November 2014, the headquarters of the Sea Cadets in Strand Road, Preston was a hive of industry as several organisations came together to give the building a […]

10 months ago
Preston Pals memorial service held at the Railway Station

The Mayor of Preston, Councillor Nicholas Pomfret reading a few words to the people At 11.00am on Wednesday 5th November 2014 a formal remembrance service was held at the Preston Pals Memorial situated on Preston’s Railway Station. The service was attended by the Mayor […]

10 months ago
Museum of Lancashire present ‘Notes from the front’

Notes From The Front - Feature Image Showing for today only, 29 October 2014, at the Museum of Lancashire, there is a performance from The Northumberland Theatre Company of ‘Notes from the front’. This presentation is a one […]

10 months ago
In pictures: More images show Preston in 1985

15401369227_c85c96c2f7_z More pictures showing how Preston looked nearly 30 years ago have emerged. Retrieved by Preston’s Digital Archive the images from Ian Thacker show the Docklands, early student accommodation and a […]

10 months ago
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