Pictures appear to show a man skinny dipping in the River Ribble. Monday morning commuters got a shock to the system passing over London Road bridge and seeing a man in the Ribble. Saeed Umar, who lives in Walton-le-Dale, saw the man taking an early morning dip – in the nude. He said: “It was crazy. I live opposite the river and I saw him […]20 hours ago by Ed Walker Share
Hundreds of visitors steamed to Preston’s Docks during Saturday and Sunday for the annual Autumn Steam Gala. The Ribble Steam Railway ran special services throughout the weekend for steam enthusiasts to enjoy. Local photographers were also out in force taking a look at the trains and snapping them on the line. Did you go down to the Autumn Gala? What did you think? Let us […]7 days ago by Ed Walker Share
As part of the events and activities in Preston for the Heritage weekend, Paul Melling went down to the Flag Market to see the action there on Saturday. First World War uniforms and the sound of horses hooves on flag stones returned to Preston’s Flag Market this weekend as members of the Lancashire Hussars re-enactment group went on parade. The group is based on a territorial […]1 week ago by Paul Melling Share Want to promote your local business?
Autumn is fast approaching and its always a time for dramatic scenery in Preston. As the leaves begin to turn their fiery colours as they fight to stay on before winter sets in. Summer has been a mixed beast weather-wise in Preston but we’re hoping the Autumn will see some settled days and your chance to snap the city in all its glory. The Preston […]2 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
Despite a little light rain early on in the day, from 11am people began to pour on to Preston’s Flag Market to discover that there was plenty going on. There were characters from the Disney film, Frozen and even a Peppa Pig to say hello to the children. On stage, Mad Mac’s Disco presenter got everyone in a fun mood with some favourite party tunes […]2 weeks ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
Following our recent report on the Moor Park restoration project we thought it might be interesting to take a look back at the park’s history. Moor Park was originally known as Preston Moor and was considerably larger than the area it occupies today; however, even though there have been many changes in its history Moor Park is the largest and oldest park in Preston and […]2 weeks ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share