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‘1715’ Free Family Friendly Events Mark the Anniversary of the Last Battle on English Soil

1715 twitter icon 300 years ago the last battle on English soil took place. In November 1715, Jacobite and Government armies fought on the streets of Preston, building barricades and setting fire to […]

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A very notable Preston filmmaker and possibly another 100 years later

Will Onda & Alan Livesey Just over 100 years ago an acrobatic entertainer turned filmmaker set up a cinematic business in Preston making and producing over 100 local topical and information films, his stage name was […]

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1715 Battle of Preston: A chronology of events during the Jacobite uprising – Part 1

Image1   Relive the Battle of Preston with Preston Historical Society. Discover all about the issues and people involved in the run-up to the battle; 2015 being the year of the […]

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Silly Billy’s weekly diary: Week 2

Feature Image Hello again Preston Peeps! It’s me Silly Billy with your latest blog all about the exciting new Panto Sleeping Beauty coming your way to the Guild Hall this December! It’s […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston celebrates the 300th anniversary of the last battle in England

Battle Map of Preston 1715 Three hundred years ago, in 1715, the last battle in England was fought in Preston, Lancashire between English government forces and the Jacobite rebels. Over the next few weeks and […]

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Preston unsung heroes from First World War to be remembered

From left clockwise: Joseph Garstang, John Gregson and Beatrice Blackburn Three unsung heroes from Preston’s First World War story are to be revealed in a new city walking tour. Beatrice Blackhurst, Joseph Garstang and John Gregson all played a role […]

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Exciting new Energi Trampoline Park comes to Preston

P9060804 The new Energi Trampoline Park opened in Preston today, Saturday 17 October 2015. This is an exciting and new way of mixing recreation with fitness for both young and old. […]

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Did we survive Scare Kingdom’s latest Psychomanteum scare attraction?

Taking on the scare attraction There may be loads of these springing up throughout the UK, but this scream park, now in its seventh year, is award-winning, and multi award-winning at that. One of their […]

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