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Watch steam trains light up a Saturday morning in Preston

The Leander standing at Preston The Leander resting at Preston Pic: John Calvert Steam train fans got a treat during Saturday morning as two steam specials made their way through the city. Running along the […]

6 months ago
Neon sign turned on at Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Will it? Pic: Paul Melling A Turner prize-winning artist’s work has been emblazoned across the front of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. Everything Is Going To Be Alright is beaming down from the grade-I […]

7 months ago
In pictures: Victorian Fair in Winckley Square

Some of the costumes on the day Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s newly restored Winckley Square played host to one of its first events. Victorian-themed fun was the order of the day with games, tricks and stalls. There were plenty of […]

7 months ago
In pictures: Ben Ashworth and bum pants runners take over Avenham Park

Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash More than 120 runners took to Avenham Park and showed more than a bit of leg. The park was taken over for Ben Ashworth’s third Cheeky Santa Dash. Ashworth, who […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s Muslim community marches for Prophet’s birthday

Hundreds of Muslim men have paraded through the streets of Fishwick and Deepdale to mark the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday. The now annual event sees traffic come to a halt around […]

9 months ago
Historical origins of the Deepdale Enclosure in Preston

With the recent news of the Deepdale Enclosure to keep its special heritage status, we thought that it would be interesting to look into this small area and its fascinating […]

9 months ago
In pictures: Santa Dash returns to St Catherine’s Hospice for Christmas Festival

Dashing Santas! A Preston hospice saw good tidings and Christmas cheer spread during its annual festive weekend. The Christmas Festival at St Catherine’s Hospice took place during Saturday (3 December) and Sunday […]

9 months ago
Preston photographer begins annual Christmas Tree challenge

The Christmas Tree in the Flag Market Pic: Keith Sergeant The countdown to the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ is once again being documented by a Preston photographer. Keith Sergeant sets himself the challenge of photographing a different Christmas […]

9 months ago
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