This category relates to all things to do with history in Preston.

Discover your family tree with library one-to-one sessions

Book your place with Penwortham Library on August 21 Locals can trace their World War One ancestors online across events in Penwortham this summer, with the help of Lancashire County Council libraries. The one-to-one sessions will show people how […]

3 months ago
Jacobite Battle of Preston Anniversary wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

Queens Regiment at Hampton Court Preston City Council has received £49,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, The Last Battle on English Soil – Commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of […]

3 months ago
Inside abandoned Camelot Theme Park

Camelot's old rollercoasters Many a Prestonian will have spent some time here or seen the sign off the M6. The Camelot theme park stands empty awaiting a potential housing development but it still […]

3 months ago
How Preston’s Fishergate Hill area has changed over the years past

Fishergate Hill, Preston - Pic: Preston Digital Archive With the news this morning of the Fishergate Hill Conservation Area Action Plan which is coming into force, we thought it would be interesting to look at some images from […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Nostalgia: Preston pubs captured beautifully in biro

Danielle Shore Preston’s derelict pubs have been captured in a series of stunning drawings using only a biro pen. UCLan student Danielle Shore, from Skipton, found inspiration for their drawings as part […]

3 months ago
Diary of a much loved city centre Gem known as Winckley Square

Winckley Square Gardens Feature We have been reporting the affairs of Winckley Square since the inception of Blog Preston in 2009. It was then that a plan had been hatched and submitted to the Heritage […]

3 months ago
Funding for £1.2m Winckley Square Gardens restoration is approved

Winckley Square, Preston - From North Side £1.2m project will provide a ‘sympathetic restoration’ of Winckley Square Gardens Project could start in 2016 News is a ‘big day in the history of Preston’ Project bid led by […]

3 months ago
Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 10) Final

St James Church, Avenham Lane, Preston c.1978 Alas, this is our final journey through the streets of Preston in the 1970’s; however, to ease the pain, we have an extra helping of pictures for you making that twenty […]

3 months ago
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