Keith's picture of the Barton Grange Hotel Christmas tree

Preston photographer snaps a Christmas Tree a day

A Preston photographer has begun his countdown to Christmas with his now annual snapping of Christmas trees. Keith Sergeant heads around the city, and beyond, to post a picture a day of different Christmas trees onto Flickr. He’s already been out and about to start his own daily advent calendar. The Barton Grange Hotel and a trip to Manchester are the first featured trees. Have you […]

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Inside the Hanover building with staff and photographers taking part

World city pictures showcased in UCLan exhibition in Preston art gallery

A photography exhibition showcasing life in the world’s cities is on display in Preston. The In The City pictures show the cultural, social and political landscapes from Israel to Sweden. Artists from around the world are showing their pictures at the Hanover Building on the University of Central Lancashire campus. One photographer showing his work is San Francisco artist Jonn Herschend who has image Alcaztraz […]

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In pictures: Cola Cola truck parks up on Preston’s Flag Market

A taste of Christmas came to Preston’s Flag Market on Saturday as the Coca Cola truck made a stop off. The Coke advert now well attached as a signal of Christmas when it appears on our screens parked up from 1pm to 9pm. Thousands of Prestonians queued throughout the day for a free can of coke and a chance to pose for a selfie infront […]

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In pictures: National table tennis competition at Preston university

Top young table tennis talent is competing at the University of Central Lancashire’s Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre. Tin-Tin Ho was only 15 when she won her mixed doubles medal alongside Liam Pitchford in Glasgow this summer. And she will now be aiming to add the Junior National title to her accolades. Opposing her will be the top Under-18s players in the country, including defending […]

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What in Preston says Lancashire to you? Pic: Tony Worrall

Lancashire Day 2014: Preston pictures which define the county

Can you take a Preston picture which says Lancashire to you? We’re challenged Preston photographers to celebrate Lancashire Day on Thursday 27 November by finding a photo in the city which defines Lancashire. Preston Flickr group members are being encouraged to join in, all 800 of them, and we also want everyone to take a photo in Preston which says Lancashire. The picture can be […]

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In pictures and video: Opening of the new St. Catherine’s Mill Cafe

On Tuesday 18 November, St. Catherine’s Hospice opened their new Mill cafe and community centre in the hospice grounds. A gathering of people which included three mayors from Preston, Leyland and Chorley and a couple of  TV personalities, Good Morning Britain presenter Ranvir Singh and TV football pundit Mark Lawrenson, were present for the grand opening which was launched by the Chairman of the Hospice Trustees, […]

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