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Preston City Christmas Lights in pictures

This year the Preston Christmas Lights were illuminated during the switch-on extravaganza on the Market Square last Saturday and they are better than ever. With over £60,000  worth of decorative lights, paid for by BID Preston, the city looks absolutely fantastic and has a really exciting feel for the festive season. Following Saturday’s switch-on we thought that we would take a tour of of the inner city and […]

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In true Christmas spirit, snow showers down on the crowds at switch-on

Preston’s 2014 Christmas lights switch-on in pictures and video

In true Christmas spirit, snow showers down on the crowds at switch-on People were out in their droves last night on the Market Square in Preston to see the now famous Christmas Lights switch-on. There was much entertainment for all with many acts and guests in performance and chat. Smooth Radio’s Carlos and Jo Lloyd were on hand to follow the nights entertainment through to […]

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Beautiful Preston shown off in new Preston Environmental Forum calendar

A calendar to help support the work of environmental volunteers has gone on sale. The Preston Environmental Forum has put its 2015 calendar on sale which showcases some beautiful Preston scenes. Our very own snapper Tony Worrall has a number of his pictures showcased in the calendar. Money raised goes towards funding the Environmental Forum’s community hub in Ashton Park. The calendar is available for […]

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Armistice Day: Preston will never forget its fallen heroes

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 […]

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Help tell the story of Action Records on Church Street

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 […]

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In pictures: Remembrance Sunday 2014 service in Penwortham

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 […]

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