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 […]3 months ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
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 […]3 months 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 […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share Want to promote your local business? Want to promote your local business?
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 […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
Hundreds of Prestonians turned out in the south of the city to watch the annual Penwortham fireworks extravaganza. Tony Worrall was there among the crowds to snap the fireworks exploding across the night’s sky. A crisp and chilly night was lit up as the rockets shot up from Pear Tree Park. Have you got any pictures from a fireworks display? Add them in the comments […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
The night’s sky across Preston was lit up once against with firework displays from every corner of the city. Preston Grasshoppers Rugby Club hosts one of the largest displays and Paul Melling was nearby to snap the fireworks. The dazzling display also treated drivers on the M6 to superb views as they raced by the North of the city. Thousands of people have enjoyed displays […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share