Don’t forget the Preston Fun Fair at Moor Park for more Easter fun. Until Tuesday 22 April enjoy over 20 rides and attractions in safe, secure environment. A great place to take the kids to keep them entertained. All rides are just £1 each. Opening times are 1pm to 9pm daily and entrance is £1. Why not use Preston Bus to get there. They have […]2 days ago by Tony Worrall Share
Books For Free, the community reuse event in Preston is going from strength to strength. The latest count of books saved, proudly displayed in the shop window, has topped over 30,000. Located in the Fishergate Shopping Centre, they aim to give books a second life and save them going to landfill. It has restored life to the old TJ Hughes store on the ground floor […]1 week ago by Tony Worrall Share
There aren’t many names that put Preston on the map globally. The most famous example is Sir Tom Finney, while others such as Andrew Flintoff and Phil Jones have pitched in and done their bit over the years. Not so long ago, that changed. WWE Superstar Wade Barrett’s hometown was correctly changed from Manchester to Preston on his ring entrance. All of a sudden, Preston […]1 week ago by Luke Beardsworth Share Want to promote your local business?
The classic chant of “PNE, PNE, PNE” echoed around the New Orleans Arena on Monday night. The Preston North End FC chant has been heard at stadiums all around the UK, but this is likely its first airing in USA. Wade Barrett, the Prestonian WWE star, was making his first in-ring appearance in months and acknowledged the chants with a huge smile. The ‘PNE’ chants can […]2 weeks ago by Luke Beardsworth Share
Very welcome, warm sunny weather brightened up the city recently. Early signs of Spring. Welcome blue skies brought colour to Preston. Many took the opportunity to take pleasant strolls around Avenham and Miller Parks. Some were even picnicking on the grass, bathing in the unseasonable sunshine. The Sun also brought out the flowers. Hosts of golden daffodil’s glowing brightly against the green and blue. Here […]1 month ago by Tony Worrall Share
Photos of things and places lost and forgotten in Preston. Another in our series of both recently lost buildings or places in the city of Preston as well as tantalising reminders of things long forgotten. It is surprising what we have lost. It is also interesting to discover that in some places we still have lingering hints of what went before. That leads us to […]2 months ago by Tony Worrall Share