This category relates to all things to do with the people of Preston.

What do Prestonians call a TV remote?

11995560_10153610341494855_102123412_n Who would have thought there were so many names for one little gadget? Nearly every home will have one,  we would all pick it up and use it without even thinking, […]

3 months ago
Preston Pride 2015 returns this month

The Queen even made an appearance at Preston Pride Preston Pride 2015 returns this month after the event splashed colour all over the Flag Market last year, in a bid to celebrate diversity in the city. The event on […]

3 months ago
Sculpture made of Special Brew cans highlights plight of city homeless

Sitting on a bench by the Lancaster Canal A budding Preston artist is taking his battle with alcohol and depression onto the streets of the city. Simon Peter Botterill has created a sculpture of a man out of […]

3 months ago
Heritage Open Days, Sunday September 13

Preston Cemetery has been targeted by vandals on a number of occasions Preston’s Heritage Open Days event draws to a close after a four day weekend of exploring hidden gems of the city through tours and open visits. The event has seen […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Heritage Open Days, Saturday September 12

The restoration bill for St Walburge's runs into the hundreds of thousands of pounds Day three of Heritage Open Days weekend, exploring the hidden gems of Preston, is the busiest and liveliest yet, but where to start? We’ve hopefully made that decision a little […]

3 months ago
Preston bookbinder and restorer gets ready to celebrate forty years in the trade

1PJM2212 If you’ve visited Leyland’s Worden Park Craft Centre, chances are you will have stepped into Peter Doyle’s bookbinding and restoration workshop.  Peter, who grew up in Preston, became a bookbinder […]

3 months ago
Heritage Open Days in Preston, Friday September 11

Haslam Park Preston. Picture by Andy Halls Heritage Open Days is a nationally recognised event which tours the country, bringing to life a city’s hidden treasures. Preston has so much to offer that we’ve put together this […]

3 months ago
1950’s Fishwick School pals get together with old friend from California

Dave with his sister Linda and past school chums Several people who formerly attended Fishwick School in the 1950’s were reunited on Wednesday of this week. One of the old school pals is Dave Hughlock, now residing in Pomona in California […]

3 months ago
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