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This category is for nostalgic posts reminiscing about the past.

A brief history of the Dick, Kerr Ladies football team

Dick Kerr’s Ladies Football Team, Preston 1920 Pic: Preston Digital Archive Dick Kerr’s Ladies Football Team, Preston 1920 Pic: Preston Digital Archive As a memorial was unveiled for the Dick, Kerr Ladies – possibly the most famous football team to come […]

4 weeks ago
Final weeks of trading at Preston Market captured in pictures

Chewing the fat Pic: Joseph Gudgeon Chewing the fat Pic: Joseph Gudgeon A Preston photographer has begun capturing the final weeks of the city’s Indoor Market. Preston Indoor Market, trading since the 1960s, is due to […]

3 months ago
There’s another vintage Preston Guild mug up for sale

The 1822 Guild mug - in good condition The 1822 Guild mug – in good condition Another antique Preston Guild mug has gone up for sale on eBay. Following a Preston Guild 1842 mug being sold for more […]

3 months ago
Watch exploration inside old Preston Odeon cinema

Inside the former New Vic cinema An urban explorer from Preston has gone inside a former cinema in the city centre. What was the Odeon has stood empty for decades. Urban exploration duo Exploring with Fighters, […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Remembering when Starsailor played in Action Records

James Walsh from Stairsailor performing in Action Records in March 2009 Pic: Chris Skoyles James Walsh from Starsailor performing in Action Records in March 2009 Pic: Chris Skoyles Chorley-based band Starsailor are returning after a hiatus and have a new album coming out. We […]

6 months ago
Discover why 30,000 people were once on Moor Park

Crowds out in Moor Park early for the astronomical event Crowds out in Moor Park early for the astronomical event On the 90th anniversary of a major astronomical event there will be a celebration held in Preston. More than 30,000 […]

7 months ago
Preston Dock to mark 125 years since it first opened

The foundation stone being laid at the opening of the Docks The foundation stone being laid at the opening of the Docks This weekend marks 125 years since Preston Dock received its first ship. Officially called the Albert Edward basin – […]

7 months ago
Things you never knew about Preston Docks

Full moon rising over the Docks Foundation Stone at Preston Docks Ships have come to Preston Docks for hundreds, if not thousands of years, navigating up the river to shelter and load/unload berthing originally at a […]

7 months ago
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