In true Christmas spirit, snow showers down on the crowds at switch-on People were out in their droves last night on the Market Square in Preston to see the now famous Christmas Lights switch-on. There was much entertainment for all with many acts and guests in performance and chat. Smooth Radio’s Carlos and Jo Lloyd were on hand to follow the nights entertainment through to […]1 month ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
A calendar to help support the work of environmental volunteers has gone on sale. The Preston Environmental Forum has put its 2015 calendar on sale which showcases some beautiful Preston scenes. Our very own snapper Tony Worrall has a number of his pictures showcased in the calendar. Money raised goes towards funding the Environmental Forum’s community hub in Ashton Park. The calendar is available for […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share
At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month the people of Preston came together to remember their heroes. Many people gathered on Preston’s Market Place to show their respect to the fallen during both world wars and conflicts thereafter. It was a remarkable sight to see so many showing so much effort to be there, even if it was only their […]1 month ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share Want to reach Prestonians Advertise here? Want to promote your local business?
Earlier this year myself and good friend Conor O’Grady, both from Fulwood, made a short documentary, called Making the News, about a former journalist, Ed Mitchell, who lost everything to bankruptcy in 2007. Now, we are planning our next short documentary, which we hope to shoot early next year, however, we need your help. ‘Action Records: Chased by nuns’ is the working title and as […]1 month ago by Daniele Baron Share
Hundreds of people turned out in Penwortham to pay their respects on Remembrance Sunday. Penwortham war memorial on Liverpool Road was covered in poppy wreathes. Traffic came to a stop on Penwortham Hill as children marched alongside veterans in the annual parade. Heather Crook, who runs the Penwortham Magazine and the Preston Magazine, snapped the parade. A minutes silence was held as part of the […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share
The warm and wet October has helped fuel the perfect growing conditions for some very funky mushrooms. Fungi of all shapes and sizes has been popping up across Preston’s parks, green spaces and gardens. Our readers have been dazzling us with enhanced toadstools, magic mushrooms and many more varieties. If you’ve spotted any fantastic funghi send us your pictures to [email protected] or add them in […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share