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There’s a new gin in town – and it’s from Goosnargh

Chickens and ducks may be the tastiest thing to have come out of Goosnargh – but now there’s a top tipple too. Husband and wife team Richard and Rachel Trenchard […]

2 months ago
Fears for future of Preston creative youth group

Ablaze A Preston creative youth group is in danger of closing due to a funding crisis. Ablaze Community Youth Group, which has operated for 20 years, can no longer afford rising […]

4 months ago
These were the biggest stories in Preston from July to September this year

A firefighter makes his way onto the roof of the Olde Hob Inn Pic: Dave Bennion Not only has it been a jam-packed year, it was certainly a busy summer as well for the city. July to September proved to be popular with readers, reaching more […]

5 months ago
Poppies will cover Cenotaph for 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War

Cenotaph on a sunny morning in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Cenotaph on a sunny morning in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s Cenotaph will be decorated with poppies to coincide with the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Extraordinary women to star in new Winckley Square heritage tours

Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Winckley Square gardens Pic: Tony Worrall Winckley Square guided heritage walks are back for Autumn, and this time they will feature some of Preston’s most extraordinary women. Over the past […]

8 months ago
What Prestonians have been making of the Heritage Open Days

The recently revamped Winckley Square is described as 'possibly the finest Georgian Square in Lancashire' Pic: Tony Worrall Pics: Cheryl Disley Prestonians are enjoying the variety of activities on offer in the city through this year’s Heritage Open Days. Almost 30 activities took place over the first weekend […]

8 months ago
Where you can explore with Heritage Open Days 2018 in Preston

The Old Post Office is becoming the Shankly Hotel, and you can go for a look round Pic: Tony Worrall The Old Post Office is becoming the Shankly Hotel, and you can go for a look round Pic: Tony Worrall Heritage Open Days return to Preston and there’s 28 different […]

9 months ago
Tours of St Joseph’s Orphanage have been postponed

St Joseph's Orphanage stands empty in Mount Street Pic: Gill Lawson St Joseph’s Orphanage stands empty in Mount Street Pic: Gill Lawson Guided tours of St Joseph’s Orphanage have been postponed. It was originally planned that tours of the abandoned orphanage […]

9 months ago
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