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Renewal of Fulwood’s Conservation area to be discussed

Clock tower in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall Clock tower in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall A chance for Fulwood residents to have their say about the area’s history and heritage is being held. Fulwood’s Conservation Area […]

5 months ago
Harris Park orphanage owner faces in-depth council inspection

The former Harris Children's Home Pic: Tony Worrall The former Harris Children’s Home Pic: Tony Worrall A former orphanage and children’s home in Fulwood is to see an extensive inspection to check its condition. Preston City Council’s cabinet […]

5 months 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 […]

6 months ago
Fulwood’s conservation area status up for renewal

The former workhouse and hospital in Watling Street Road is in the conservation area Pic: Tony Worrall The former workhouse and hospital in Watling Street Road is in the conservation area Pic: Tony Worrall One of the earliest examples of a Victorian suburb in the UK is […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

6 months ago
This mug from the 1842 Preston Guild has been sold

Sold on the auction website - a Victorian Guild mug! Sold on the auction website – a Victorian Guild mug! A rare mug produced for a Preston Guild during Victorian times has sold for thousands of pounds. The 1842 Preston […]

6 months ago
Part of a Preston school has become a listed building

Kennington Primary School is now home to a very unusual listed building Kennington Primary School is now home to a very unusual listed building A unique outdoor classroom at a school in Preston has become grade-II listed. The Bubble at Kennington Primary […]

6 months ago
Event to allow you to explore Whittingham Asylum’s history

Inside the old music hall in Whittingham Pic: scrappyNW Inside the old music hall in Whittingham Pic: scrappyNW An event to explore and immerse yourself in the history of a former mental asylum is taking place in Preston. Whittingham […]

7 months ago
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