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Two fabulous days during the behind the badge day at Hutton

The Lancashire Constabulary opened their doors this weekend to give the public a chance to ‘look behind the badge’ and get an insight into the different roles officers and staff play in keeping the public safe and secure on a daily basis. Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw was there with staff from his office, showcasing some of the projects they are involved in […]

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Runners making their way in Avenham Park

In pictures: Run Preston 2014 10k and 5k races

Hundreds of runners took to Preston’s streets on Sunday morning to compete in the 10k and 5k races. Our photographers were out on the route snapping away as the pavements were pounded for Run Preston. The 5k route was one lap of a course which took you down to Avenham Park, along the Old Tram Bridge, and then along the river. You then went along […]

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Pictured: Skinny dipper in the River Ribble

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 […]

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Pictured: Ribble Steam Railway hosts Autumn Gala

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 […]

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Preston Remembers with D Troop on parade

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┬áre-enactment group went on parade. ┬áThe group is based on a territorial […]

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Autumn colours at Avenham Park

Autumnal Preston: Show us your pictures of city through Autumn months

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 […]

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