Preston is to pay its respects to those soldiers who have died in conflict. Remembrance Sunday sees a parade and service of remembrance at the newly restored Cenotaph on the Flag Market. A parade, led by the Lancastrian Brigade Corps of Drum along with the Brindle Band, leaves the Covered Market at 10.20am on Sunday 9 November. It will go down Lancaster Road, Church Street […]3 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
Hundreds of Prestonians turned out in the south of the city to watch the annual Penwortham fireworks extravaganza. Tony Worrall was there among the crowds to snap the fireworks exploding across the night’s sky. A crisp and chilly night was lit up as the rockets shot up from Pear Tree Park. Have you got any pictures from a fireworks display? Add them in the comments […]3 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
The night’s sky across Preston was lit up once against with firework displays from every corner of the city. Preston Grasshoppers Rugby Club hosts one of the largest displays and Paul Melling was nearby to snap the fireworks. The dazzling display also treated drivers on the M6 to superb views as they raced by the North of the city. Thousands of people have enjoyed displays […]3 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share Want to reach Prestonians Advertise here? Want to promote your local business?
Rockprest has been officially announced, meaning Preston will get a music festival after all. The festival will be held on Moor Park in the Summer of 2015 and feature a variety of tribute acts. Festival curator Jools Taylor said: “We have been in close discussions and planning now with Preston Council for nearly a year and we are extremely excited to be bringing a new Festival […]3 weeks ago by Luke Beardsworth Share
Two city centre events have helped boost the number of people visiting Preston. Prestfest, with its Halloween-themed street entertainers, saw 14 per cent more people in the city than a normal Saturday night. The FamilyFest films on the Flag Market, which included Frozen, helped bring an extra 9 per cent more people into Preston. Organised by Preston Business Improvement District the figures come from retailers, […]4 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
Prestfest in pictures: Zombie flashmobs, grim reaper and ghastly creatures swarm Preston city centre
A frightful night was had by all at Preston’s Saturday night Prestfest. With monsters, aliens, zombies, clowns from your worst nightmares and the scariest of all was the grim reaper just waiting to take you. Revellers in Preston were given a fantastic Halloween treat when the characters appeared at various locations around the centre of the town, inside the clubs and outside on the streets. […]4 weeks ago by Gill Lawson Share