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Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 9)

Ionic Ferry entering Preston Docks c. 1976 This weeks look at times gone by in Preston sees some remarkable shots of some places that I have never actually seen in person and one or two that I […]

2 months ago
Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 8)

Guild Parade, Market Place, Preston 1972 This week we take a look at streets and building which are essentially still in existence but with some changes. In one or two cases, buildings have been swept away […]

3 months ago
A brief History of the former Post Office in Preston’s Market Place

Preston Head Post Office 1904 In the early 19th century and up to around 1854 Preston’s only Post Office operated from a small building at the southern end of a terrace of butchers shops, known […]

3 months ago
In pictures: Moonlight and Memories Walk raises money for St Catherine’s Hospice

DSC_0969 Hundreds of people walked the streets of Preston overnight on Saturday to raise money for charity. St Catherine’s Hospice holds its annual Moonlight and Memories walk where people walk in […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Big Lunch on Ashton Park becomes a great success story

Feature Image Preston has just put on the biggest Big Lunch the city has ever seen.  In fact it was showcased amongst the top in the country. The community came together to […]

3 months ago
In pictures: Common terns return to Preston Docks

commonterns2 Hundreds of seabirds are currently arriving at Preston Marina for the breeding season. Common terns can be spotted on the Docks following their epic journey from West Africa. Billy Matthews […]

3 months ago
Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 7)

Allens Cafe at Junction of Church Street & Nile Street, Preston c.1972 Once again, most of what you will see in this weeks part 7 of the 60’s and 70’s Preston picture series has gone, never to return; however, there are still […]

3 months ago
Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 6)

Corporation Street with Public Hall, Preston c.1978 In this week’s retro time slip through the streets of Preston, about 80% of what you see in these pictures has vanished from sight and most of the remainder has changed […]

3 months ago
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