This category relates to all things to do with history in Preston.Plaque unveiled to mark bravery of Preston’s Victoria Cross hero Private William Young
Family members of a Preston man who received the Victoria Cross in the First World War have spoken of their pride at a plaque unveiled in his honour. The memory […]9 months ago Should Ashton-on-Ribble keep its conservation area?
A swathe of Ashton-on-Ribble is to have its historic status reviewed. Preston City Council is looking at its conservation area which covers around 30 hectares of part of the western […]9 months ago Preston war hero Private William Young to be remembered
A Preston war hero is to see his bravery marked with a plaque on the Flag Market. Private William Young’s family will assemble to mark the actions of the First […]9 months ago Preston photography project want your pictures of Lancashire – past and present
A Preston photography project is capturing the county and is looking for your photographs – old and new. Relative Strangers is a new photographic collective, working with Lancashire Archives, featuring […]10 months ago Advertisement Advertisement Ribchester Roman dig features on BBC4 show
A Roman settlement near Preston has been featured on a BBC4 programme. Ribchester’s archaeological dig has been ongoing by students at the University of Central Lancashire and they found themselves […]10 months ago What role has UCLan played in Preston’s history?
Charting the history of Preston’s university is beginning in a new heritage project. Free events are being held by the University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union to explain the connection […]10 months ago How can Preston’s historic buildings be put to best use?
What needs to be done to kick start Church Street back into life? And how much does it cost to restore a building like the Old Post Office to its […]11 months ago Homes in Preston where First World War soldiers lived to receive postcards
Every household in Preston where a young man died in the First World War is to receive a piece of artwork. In commemoration of the hundreds of men who gave […]11 months ago Most Discussed