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The story of a remarkable milliner who ran a business in Church Street for almost 50 years

Edna Alice Deakin in 1983 just before her retirement.  Pic: Lancashire Eveninig Post Having served her time as a hat maker in a Fishergate shop, Edna Alice Deakin opened her own millinery business in 1938 at 47a Church Street in Preston, between Derby […]

5 months ago
Preston celebrated in new prints from illustrator David Robinson

preston-smallcrop Iconic images and people of Preston are celebrated in a new set of prints about the city. Preston-based illustrator David Robinson, 35, who has created some popular Sir Tom Finney […]

5 months ago
Preston holds candlelit vigil in memory of those killed in Paris attacks

Preston's Paris vigil by Jessica Flynn There was a candlelit vigil this evening held in memory of those who have been killed in Paris attacks over the weekend. Over 100 people came to the Flag Market to […]

6 months ago
A full house for The Blackout film premiere screening at Preston’s Guild Hall

A Full House at the Guild Hall Preston - Pic: Nancy Lisa Barrett Photography The long awaited premiere screening of The Blackout film finally arrived on Thursday evening 12 November 2015. The independent film which was the brainchild of filmmaker Alan Livesey, has been […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Remembers street theatre across the city centre

1PJM6002 On Saturday, Preston Remembers and the Chester-based ‘Theatre in the Quarter’ group put on a moving performance to honour the memories of three local people touched by the First World […]

6 months ago
Watch stunning firework display over Preston Docks

View of the fireworks over Preston Docks Fireworks blazed over Preston Docklands on Bonfire Night. It was a double celebration as Community Gateway Association celebrated their move to new offices and put on a show at the […]

6 months ago
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. […]

6 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 […]

6 months ago
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