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Six things Prestonians said on hearing city has unhealthiest high street in the land

Fast food outlets and payday loan stores were among the factors which counted against Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston made the headlines for all the wrong reasons this week as it was branded the unhealthiest high street in Britain by public health experts. Everyone had a view and […]

1 year ago
The Harris Museum & Art Gallery hosts ‘Picture The Poet’ with Benjamin Zephaniah & others

Benjamin Zephaniah ~ Image courtesy Harris Museum & Art Gallery On Friday 20 March 2015 the Harris Museum & Art Gallery hosted an evening of performance with Banjamin Zephaniah and others. Tarquin Scott went along to the event to take […]

1 year ago
Solar Eclipse: Preston’s top five places to watch

beacon fell As Britain prepares to plunge into darkness on March 20, we look at some of the best Preston spots to see the first solar eclipse since 1999 (and experts say […]

1 year ago
School children learn about the history of Preston’s fabulous Winckley Square

051 G__Winckley_Square_Philosophical_Inst The Winckley Square Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) is now underway.  A group of 12 children from Grange Primary School visited on Friday 30 January. They carried out research and enjoyed […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘Clothes are not Consent’ Protesters to Walk Through Preston in March

Image1 Clothes are not Consent marches have been taking place all over the world and on March 7th, one of these famous walks will be taking place in Preston City  centre. Purposefully […]

2 years ago
Public invited to see and discuss new £1million vision for Winckley Square Gardens

Main_image The partnership behind a £1 million bid to renovate Preston’s historic Winckley Square Gardens is inviting people to have a say on its final designs before they are submitted to […]

2 years ago
Opinion: Why council tax HAS to rise in Preston…

town-hall-entrance This week, I will be proposing that Preston Council raise its share of the council tax bill by just under 2 per cent. My own monthly payment of £107 will […]

2 years ago
Gold Thread Works commemorative bobbin returns following four year absence

Simpson's Gold Thread Work Needle and Thread memorial Pic: CottonGilly A stone bobbin which had been erected in 2008 at the junction of Avenham Road and Avenham Lane and was part of a commemorative memorial to the Stephen Simpson Gold Thread Works […]

2 years ago
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