Residents have raised money for improvements to their park and local area in Riversway. Euston Street Park is to undergo changes to make it more attractive for children to use and residents to enjoy. A community day was held on the park on Saturday with local residents coming out to enjoy the climbing wall and see plans for the park. Janet Camm from the park […]2 months ago by Ed Walker Share
Michelle Keegan has postponed an appearance for the launch of a new Preston nightclub. The former Coronoation Street actress was due to open Mokai on Church Street. The club has announced Keegan is no longer booked for Monday 15 September “due to unforeseen TV commitments”. Venue bosses say they are hopeful a re-arranged date for Keegan to visit Mokai can be booked. Reality TV star […]2 months ago by Ed Walker Share
Steam trains are to run around Preston Docks to mark 50 years since a Preston rail line closed. A railway line used to run from Preston to Southport, the West Lancashire line, but was closed during the Beeching cutbacks. The Ribble Steam Railway Museum is running an event to commemorate when the line was shut. An L&Y Aspinall 1300/1896, currently based at Embsay, will be […]2 months ago by Ed Walker Share See your advert here Want to promote your local business?
A craft group has been set up and are helping knit a way for Preston to remember those killed in the First World War. The Crafty Project are a group of knitters and crocheters in the city, which was founded just over a year ago by Kim Hughes and Gemma Patterson. Meeting on a weekly basis they have an age range of 19 to 62, […]2 months ago by Ed Walker Share
The Preston Historical Society started the new season of talks on Monday evening of 1 September with the renowned local historian and much loved, Stephen Sartin. Mr Sartin has always been a favourite speaker with the members of the society and Monday’s talk was no exception in the slightest. With a most evocative title of ‘Preston as it was, or was it?’, it was quite a puzzle to imagine […]2 months ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is set to be overrun by youngsters from Friday. The annual Blaze Festival gives young people across the county a chance to get experience ahead of a career in the arts. Events include a portable projector screening the first three Indiana Jones films. The Blaze Lounge also comes to life with musuicians and bands from Preston and the local […]2 months ago by Ed Walker Share