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Mystery photos from the Preston Digital Archive: Part 7

The Flickr based Preston Digital Archive is a truly fantastic collection of vintage Preston related images and ephemera dating from the mid nineteenth century to the late twentieth century. There are currently almost 12,000 images available for all to view in several ranges of photographic resolution and what’s more it is completely free of charge. Over time, a few digitally scanned photos of unknown origin, location and […]

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Preston in the Picture: April 2014 Desktop Calendar

This month’s desktop wallpaper for your computer is a view across the Flag Market in the centre of the City.  It’s a view that could almost have come from London or Paris with the historic buildings standing proud. The newly paved areas also help to set of this area of the city. You can download this picture from my Flickr page.  Just right click on […]

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Is Time Travel Possible? A Preston film maker has decided it is

What started as a few snapshots of scenery in and around Preston at different times of the year began to grow into an idea for a short film by amateur film maker and musician John Hickey. The film called, TIME MACHINE takes the viewer on a journey through time. “Over the last few years I’ve become interested in the possibilities offered by mobile phone cameras, […]

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Mystery photos from the Preston Digital Archive: Part 6

The Flickr based Preston Digital Archive is a truly fantastic collection of vintage Preston related images and ephemera dating from the mid nineteenth century to the late twentieth century. There are currently almost 12,000 images available for all to view in several ranges of photographic resolution and what’s more it is completely free of charge. Over time, a few digitally scanned photos of unknown origin, location and […]

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How the volunteer ladies would have looked on the station platform in 1915 along with the Preston Mayoress

Preston Station Free Buffet 1915 to 1919 commemoration event

  Yesterday, 25 March 2014, the waiting room on Preston Railway Station was put to good use in an event organised by Preston Remembers, re-creating the inception of the Sailors’ and Soldiers’ Free Buffet on 19 August 1915. This involved an influential group of Preston women, headed by the Mayoress Anna Carmell.   During the existence of the free buffet facility, the management committee had recruited […]

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Mystery photos from the Preston Digital Archive: Part 5

The Flickr based Preston Digital Archive is a truly fantastic collection of vintage Preston related images and ephemera dating from the mid nineteenth century to the late twentieth century. There are currently almost 12,000 images available for all to view in several ranges of photographic resolution and what’s more it is completely free of charge. Over time, a few digitally scanned photos of unknown origin, location and […]

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