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Preston holds candlelit vigil in memory of those killed in Paris attacks

Preston's Paris vigil by Jessica Flynn There was a candlelit vigil this evening held in memory of those who have been killed in Paris attacks over the weekend. Over 100 people came to the Flag Market to […]

1 week ago
A full house for The Blackout film premiere screening at Preston’s Guild Hall

A Full House at the Guild Hall Preston - Pic: Nancy Lisa Barrett Photography The long awaited premiere screening of The Blackout film finally arrived on Thursday evening 12 November 2015. The independent film which was the brainchild of filmmaker Alan Livesey, has been […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Remembers street theatre across the city centre

1PJM6002 On Saturday, Preston Remembers and the Chester-based ‘Theatre in the Quarter’ group put on a moving performance to honour the memories of three local people touched by the First World […]

3 weeks ago
Watch stunning firework display over Preston Docks

View of the fireworks over Preston Docks Fireworks blazed over Preston Docklands on Bonfire Night. It was a double celebration as Community Gateway Association celebrated their move to new offices and put on a show at the […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Preston Hindu community parade through city to celebrate temple reopening

hinduparade8 A weekend-long celebration by Preston’s Hindu community began with a parade through the city centre. Preston Mandir Mahotsav temple is being brought back into use after a major fundraising campaign. […]

3 weeks ago
Final look inside Broughton Printers in Fulwood

printers7 The presses have been halted at Broughton Printers for a few months, but an urban explorer has gained access. He was allowed in to take a look at the Goss […]

3 weeks ago
A potted history of a local public transport company whose existence spanned over 100 years

Bus stand in Corporation Street 1925.  Pic: Courtesy of John Fishwick and Sons Following the closure of John Fishwick and Sons, Leyland, on 24th October, 2015, local historian, Heather Crook, looks into the history of the ubiquitous ‘green bus’ public transport company since […]

4 weeks ago
Loyals Commander’s unique medals for Lancashire Infantry Museum

John Winns medals The family of a former Commanding Officer of Preston’s Loyal (North Lancashire) Regiment has donated his rare, and possibly unique, group of medals to the Lancashire Infantry Museum. Lt Col […]

4 weeks ago
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