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Nostalgic 1980’s Preston revealed in pictures (part 7)

PHSBH1540 - Lancashire Evening Post, Fishergate (north side), Preston 1989 More 80’s scenes this week and U2 had Still Not Found What They Were Looking For, but have you yet? Black were singing ‘Wonderful Life’, well, it was then wasn’t […]

4 months ago
Nostalgic 1980’s Preston revealed in pictures (part 6)

Norweb Electricity Showrooms, Friargate, Preston 1984 The 1980’s, a time when Phil Oakey & Giorgio Moroder were very happy ‘Together In Electric Dreams'; It was ‘True’ that New Romantics like Spandau Ballet had nothing but ‘Gold’ […]

4 months ago
New website for former parishioners of St Augustine’s Parish in Avenham, Preston

jh0032   When the Parish House of St Augustine’s of Preston, closed to parishioners in February 2015, Christine Cox thought that it would be a great pity to see a community of […]

5 months ago
Solar Eclipse: Preston’s top five places to watch

beacon fell As Britain prepares to plunge into darkness on March 20, we look at some of the best Preston spots to see the first solar eclipse since 1999 (and experts say […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Nostalgic 1980’s Preston revealed in pictures (part 5)

The Boatmans, Marsh Lane, Preston 1987 Here we go again with another fifteen images of those great 80’s days in Preston Town. The 1980’s, a time when George Michael was accusing us of a Careless Whisper, Marc […]

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

EMI, Scamps and shops Church Street, Preston (south side) 1985 Yes it’s Saturday again and that means yet more of those wonderful 80’s scenes of Preston Town. New Order sang of Blue Monday, which to you meant back to work after […]

5 months ago
Former Preston eminent docotor’s home on Winckley Square revealed in pictures

27 Winckley Square, Preston A very dilapidated building, 27 Winckley Square, was at one time the house of one Preston Royal Infirmary’s most eminent doctor and benefactor, Sir Robert Charles Brown. In fact, the ‘Brown Ward’ was so […]

5 months ago
New pictures of Simpson’s Gold Thread Works revealed by Preston Historical Society

PHSIMG000068 - Simpsons Gold Thread Works 1994 A recent acquisition of 112 photographs of the former Preston based Simpson Gold Thread Works on Avenham Road, Preston, shows the factory in operation just prior to it’s closing down […]

5 months ago
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