Vulcan + No 6 (3) at the Ribble Steam Railway

Pictured: Ribble Steam Railway hosts Autumn Gala

Hundreds of visitors steamed to Preston’s Docks during Saturday and Sunday for the annual Autumn Steam Gala. The Ribble Steam Railway ran special services throughout the weekend for steam enthusiasts to enjoy. Local photographers were also out in force taking a look at the trains and snapping them on the line. Did you go down to the Autumn Gala? What did you think? Let us […]

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Preston Remembers with D Troop on parade

As part of the events and activities in Preston for the Heritage weekend, Paul Melling went down to the Flag Market to see the action there on Saturday. First World War uniforms and the sound of horses hooves on flag stones returned to Preston’s Flag Market this weekend as members of the Lancashire Hussars re-enactment group went on parade.  The group is based on a territorial […]

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Autumn colours at Avenham Park

Autumnal Preston: Show us your pictures of city through Autumn months

Autumn is fast approaching and its always a time for dramatic scenery in Preston. As the leaves begin to turn their fiery colours as they fight to stay on before winter sets in. Summer has been a mixed beast weather-wise in Preston but we’re hoping the Autumn will see some settled days and your chance to snap the city in all its glory. The Preston […]

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Great turnout for the Family Fun Day on Preston’s Flag Market

Despite a little light rain early on in the day, from 11am people began to pour on to Preston’s Flag Market to discover that there was plenty going on. There were characters from the Disney film, Frozen and even a Peppa Pig to say hello to the children. On stage, Mad Mac’s Disco presenter got everyone in a fun mood with some favourite party tunes […]

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Moor Park - Gates, Garstang Road Entrance 1911

Moor Park as it was and how it has changed over time

Following our recent report on the Moor Park restoration project we thought it might be interesting to take a look back at the park’s history.  Moor Park was originally known as Preston Moor and was considerably larger than the area it occupies today; however, even though there have been many changes in its history Moor Park is the largest and oldest park in Preston and […]

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Snap of the canal at Preston Pic: Pam Guy

Preston photographic society prepares for new season

A new season at Preston’s photographic society is due to begin in September. Photographers across the city take part in themed photographic seasons. Stunning pictures of places, people, wildlife and landmarks are all part of what they see through their lens. The society has been running since 1905 and meets every Thursday from September to June at Fulwood Conservative Club. The next meeting is Thursday […]

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