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Park It events see more than 2,000 attend across Preston parks

An event offering free activities for youngsters across the city during the school holidays has seen record take up. Park It saw more than 2,000 people attend throughout August as four Preston parks hosted events. Free sports sessions were offered during Friday evenings in Ribbleton Park, Dovedale Park, Ashton Park and Moor Park. Preston City Council say 2,140 youngsters and parents signed up and came […]

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Photos: Chart-toppers Royal Blood at The Ferret in October 2013

Royal Blood celebrated a number one with their self-titled debut album last week. Their album became the best-selling rock album since the release of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. However, as recently as October 2013, they were still relatively unknown and playing small venues. One of those venues was The Ferret, where the band played to just a handful of people. The band had only […]

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Preston Historical Society open day as part of the National Heritage weekend

On Saturday 13 September the Preston Historical Society will be holding their annual open day at St John’s Minster as part of Preston’s┬áNational Heritage Open Days events. Anyone who has an interest in Preston’s rich history should not miss this great opportunity to discover some fascinating facts of what once was one of the finest towns in England. Many of the society’s books on Preston’s […]

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Heritage Open Days: 16 historic places to explore in Preston this weekend

Preston’s historical buildings, parks and some lesser known spots of the city are being opened up this weekend. The Preston Heritage Weekend invites you to find out more about those buildings you might walk past on a daily basis and wonder what’s actually inside. From the Playhouse to the Preston Cleansing Deparment (yes, really) there are all manner of buildings inviting Prestonians in. It’s part […]

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The Dig In Garden in Ashton Park, Preston

Dig In organisation for military veterans to hold fundraising quiz night

Hidden in a walled garden in Ashton Park in Preston is the Dig In North West organisation; it is a place of sanctuary for military veterans to be able enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the garden and do some gardening or maybe a little photography or just chat and share experiences with others. Either way, the garden is a wonderful place to be for those […]

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Preston Pals on the Flag Market in 1914

Preston Remembers: Flag Market to be transported back to outbreak of First World War

Prestonians are being invited to find out the impact the first months of the First World War had on the city. The Heritage Open Weekend sees buildings in Preston opened up for the public to explore – and a tour with history experts offered. Preston Remembers is a project opening the lid on the role the city played in WWI, with events on the Flag […]

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