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Preston snow: Photographers capture the beauty of the snow falling

Snow on the Ribble The beauty of snow falling has been captured by Preston photographers out and about on Saturday afternoon. As Preston was sprinkled with up to 2cm of snow in places we’ve […]

9 months ago
Alan Rickman memorial service takes place in Preston.

Students gather to pay their respects to Alan Rickman Despite the weather a crowd of muggles turned out to pay their respects to Alan Rickman on Saturday afternoon. Arranged by the Harry Potter Society at the University of Central Lancashire, […]

9 months ago
Has the pride been lost in one of Preston’s iconic streets?

Some of the scenes on Church Street As the day began I had no idea what I was doing or why I was going to do it. But I thought I’d share my experiences with you as […]

10 months ago
Deepdale photo albums: One returned to owner as police appeal continues

Pictures from the photo albums released by police A family photo album handed in to police has been returned to its owners, but help is still needed to trace two other photo books. Preston Police had the three […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston flooding: Aerial pictures show River Ribble and flooded fields

12435337_883727545079081_79003791_o Aerial pictures show the extent of flooding around the River Ribble in Preston. Chris Taylor sent his drone up to capture the flood plain around the Ribble. It shows how […]

10 months ago
In pictures: Preston’s Christmas trees captured once more

Christmas trees captured by Keith during December 2015 A Preston photographic tradition has been unfolding once again this Christmas. Keith Sergeant has been out with his camera documenting the Christmas trees dotting out city. Each day he posts […]

10 months ago
In pictures: Cheeky Santa Dash with Ben Ashworth in Avenham Park

P1330108 Avenham Park was a sea of Santa hats and cheeky bottoms on Saturday morning. Ben Ashworth organised the second Cheeky Santa Dash to raise money for a number of charities. […]

10 months ago
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 […]

11 months ago
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