Laura Cronin, a photographer from Preston studying BA (Hons) Photography at Salford University, is asking residents to share their images of the city. She is planning to make a book featuring a mixture of her own and other people’s photographs documenting everyday life around the city of Preston. A visual journal. In her own words: “I’m a photography student preparing for my final major project, […]3 months ago by Tony Worrall Share
I know many people have been working over the festive break and many more will be returning to work on Monday. So what better way to start the year than with a desktop calendar image of Preston for your PC. This image of the Tithebarn was taken from Preston Bus Station and was tweaked in Adobe Lightroom before adding the January 2014 calendar dates to […]4 months ago by Paul Melling Share
Love it or loath it, the City of Preston can be quite beautiful/dramatic/colourful when the great man in the sky decides to entertain us with spectacular evening (or morning) skies. And we have seen more than our fair share of stunning atmospheric Preston skies over the past few weeks. Not very romantic but it’s mostly due to a dirty atmosphere where pollution is present but we […]4 months ago by Tony Worrall Share Want to promote your local business?
These pictures show Preston’s Winter Wonderland in both night and day. An ice rink has been added to the Flag Market along with the return of the Big Wheel. Stalls selling hot food and drinks line around the Flag Market along with the teacup waltzers. However, Tony Worrall’s photos show it wasn’t exactly buzzing on Tuesday evening. The Winter Wonderland is on until Sunday 5 […]4 months ago by Ed Walker Share
Preston’s art lovers were out in force last night for the launch of The Harris Museum’s annual showcase of local artistic talent. Preston’s Mayor, Councillor Veronica Afrin, was on hand to welcome the crowd and to present certificates to Preston’s young artists in recognition of their artistic efforts. This year’s event has been organised in partnership with local groups. Sahara in Preston, Young Harris, Preston […]4 months ago by Bernie Blackburn Share
Two of the latest phenomenon Facebook social groups to hit the scene are known as ‘You Know You’re from Preston When….’ and ‘Preston, Past and Present’. Each of the two groups has its own merits and purposes and although the former group has been around a lot longer than the latter, they both serve to give resident Prestonians and even those who have moved to […]4 months ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share