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Nostalgic 1980’s Preston revealed in pictures (part 3)

Theatre Hotel Fishergate, Preston June 1987. No longer with us I'm afraid but it was a Boddy's pub with a great atmosphere, cracking juke box and of course, the wonderful footy table game in the back room vault. Here we go again folks, with another stroll down the eighties memory lane with a selection of photo images from the late 1980’s. Towards the end of this decade we […]

4 months ago
Nostalgic 1980’s Preston revealed in pictures (part 2)

Church Street-Fishergate, Preston October 1988   We had such a fantastic response to the 80’s pictures from last weeks posting we are pleased to say that this series continues with yet another batch of pictures from the 80’s archive, […]

5 months ago
Explore the old and new in this fascinating account of changing Preston

2015-01-09-Marriott-Preston-old-and-new-large The Historic City of Preston has seen many changes over the years and with so many these changes is it wonderful to see just how may places and buildings are […]

5 months ago
Nostalgic 1980’s Preston revealed in pictures

Church Street south side, Preston July 1987   Recently acquired and digitised photos of 1980’s Preston have now been released which is sure to invoke great nostalgia to the people who recall those bygone happy times, when bands […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Heartbeat Cardiac Centre – Grand Opening

P1010045 On 10 February 2015 the Heartbeat Cardiac Centre officially opened their new centre which is the former National Football Museum premises in Deepdale at the Preston North End grounds. The […]

5 months ago
Granting of the Honorary Freedom of the City of Preston to Lady Grenfell-Baines

Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines with Mayor, Councillor Nick Pomfret holding the Freeddom Scroll   On Thursday 5 February, Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines received the honorary Freedom of the City of Preston. The ceremony was held in the Council Chamber of the Town Hall, Preston. […]

5 months ago
The changing face of the Adelphi roundabout area over passing decades

Fylde Street Roundabout, Preston. January 8, 1969.   With the announcement of the proposed Adelphi Square which would sweep away the Adelphi roundabout and nearby buildings, we thought it would be interesting to see the past developments […]

5 months ago
Gold Thread Works commemorative bobbin returns following four year absence

Simpson's Gold Thread Work Needle and Thread memorial Pic: CottonGilly A stone bobbin which had been erected in 2008 at the junction of Avenham Road and Avenham Lane and was part of a commemorative memorial to the Stephen Simpson Gold Thread Works […]

6 months ago
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