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In pictures: Preston Hindu community parade through city to celebrate temple reopening

hinduparade8 A weekend-long celebration by Preston’s Hindu community began with a parade through the city centre. Preston Mandir Mahotsav temple is being brought back into use after a major fundraising campaign. […]

3 months ago
Final look inside Broughton Printers in Fulwood

printers7 The presses have been halted at Broughton Printers for a few months, but an urban explorer has gained access. He was allowed in to take a look at the Goss […]

3 months ago
A potted history of a local public transport company whose existence spanned over 100 years

Bus stand in Corporation Street 1925.  Pic: Courtesy of John Fishwick and Sons Following the closure of John Fishwick and Sons, Leyland, on 24th October, 2015, local historian, Heather Crook, looks into the history of the ubiquitous ‘green bus’ public transport company since […]

4 months ago
Loyals Commander’s unique medals for Lancashire Infantry Museum

John Winns medals The family of a former Commanding Officer of Preston’s Loyal (North Lancashire) Regiment has donated his rare, and possibly unique, group of medals to the Lancashire Infantry Museum. Lt Col […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement A very notable Preston filmmaker and possibly another 100 years later

Will Onda & Alan Livesey Just over 100 years ago an acrobatic entertainer turned filmmaker set up a cinematic business in Preston making and producing over 100 local topical and information films, his stage name was […]

4 months ago
In pictures: Preston’s first ever busking festival

1PJM5248 It may have been raining but there’s no way a little bit of wet weather was going to stop Preston’s first ever busking festival. The event which took place on […]

4 months ago
Exciting new Energi Trampoline Park comes to Preston

P9060804 The new Energi Trampoline Park opened in Preston today, Saturday 17 October 2015. This is an exciting and new way of mixing recreation with fitness for both young and old. […]

4 months ago
Preston from above: Plungington gets the drone treatment

12091319_10153685440338236_5120461059706656194_o Swooping above the tightly packed streets of Plungington this shows Preston’s terraced streets in a different light. Nicola Martin sent her drone upwards once more to get a new angle […]

4 months ago
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