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Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 5)

St. Georges Shopping Centre, Preston c.1972: I wonder how many of us recall the shopping centre looking like this? I really liked this design and loved the outdoor feel to it too! What do you think? There’s quite and exciting mix of images in this weeks helping of 60’s and 70’s pictures of Preston. Most of what you will see has either been swept away completely […]

2 months ago
The making of the new Mayor for Preston City

The new Mayor of Preston 2015, Councillor Margaret McManus,   On Wednesday 20 May 2015 at 6.00 pm the office of Mayor of Preston City was transferred from Councillor Nick Pomfret to Councillor Margaret McManus. As Mayor of Preston, […]

2 months ago
In pictures: Best Of Britannia North exhibition

P9050148 Over the last three days, the Best Of Britannia (BOB) North exhibition, which has been held in the former 1903 Post Office in the Market Square, has been underway to […]

3 months ago
Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 4)

Easterly view of Christmas time in Fishergate, Preston 1972 The first two pictures this week are not very seasonal as they are of the winter festive season in Fishergate; however, they are excellent views and should bring back memories […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Time is running out to enter Preston’s Race for Life

Women taking part in the Race for Life in 2011 i in Preston   It’s your last chance to enter this year’s Race for Life in Preston as applications close in just under two weeks. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, in partnership […]

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

Octo-Centenary celebration, Church Street, Preston 1979 By the warm response that we’ve had, it certainly appears that readers love to see these old digitised photos of Preston in the 1960’s and the 1970’s. I suppose that the […]

3 months ago
Preston Docks boat crane pictured in rare piece of action

boatcrane1 Not often you see the boat crane at Preston Docks in operation. It was captured in full swing lifting a boat through from the Marina. On Thursday Paul Melling snapped […]

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

North Road with Saul Street Baths and Pentecostal Church, Preston 1971 We continue this week with another fabulous set of pictures from an era gone by in Preston. There were massive transformations going on in the town in that time, both with […]

3 months ago
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