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In pictures: Nature in close-up alongside Preston’s canals

Small Tortoiseshell, Nymphalis urticae  with tattered wings on Thistle It’s the height of summer and although it may not always feel like it, the warm temperatures are bringing the hedgerows to life along Preston’s canal towpaths. The photographs below […]

6 months ago
Preston from above: See Moor Park drone footage show city in different light

11794165_10153509688788236_8918901062265563286_o Toy town Preston stretches out for miles to see on a quiet Sunday evening. The sun catches the River Ribble as it heads out towards the sea in this fantastic […]

6 months ago
In pictures: Singer Gemma Louise Doyle performs in Preston

1PJM0921 It perhaps wasn’t the warm, summer homecoming performance that she expected. In fact it was cold, wet and windy but those lucky enough to be on the Flag Market on […]

6 months ago
In pictures: Preston Flag Market entertainment during the weekend

1PJM0818 Fun and games has been the order of the day in the Flag Market throughout the weekend. The damp weather didn’t stop Prestonians having fun with giant games and puzzles. […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Preston Comic Con 2015 takes over the Guild Hall

1PJM0704 Colourful characters from the screen and comics have been taking over the Guild Hall during Saturday. Queues were stretching along the entrance to the venue as stormstroopers and Spiderman watched […]

6 months ago
Prestonians prepare for Kendal Calling 2015

A fantastic display from Kendal Calling 2014 Kendal Calling 2015 returns this weekend, kicking off on Thursday July 30 ready to welcome its faithful Preston crowd. Against the stunning Lake District setting, the festival has grown in […]

7 months ago
In pictures: FamilyFest takes over the Flag Market with Ray Quinn headlining

familyfestcrowd3 Hundreds of music fans packed onto the Flag Market on Saturday to see a range of performances throughout the day, with the event significantly boosting Preston’s profile. The twitter presence […]

7 months ago
In Pictures: Battle of Preston re-enacted at Flag Market

2015 sees the 300 year anniversary of the Battle of Preston, the last ever battle fought on English soil. Market Square in front of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery saw re-enactment groups mark the occasion. This is where the Jacobite Army proclaimed ‘James III as King’ (in opposition to the reigning King George I). Government troops eventually caught up with the Jacobites rebels with the battle taking place along the main streets of the City. A Battle of Preston anniversary event took place in the city centre on Saturday as part of a series to commemorate the battle of 1715. Re-enactors from both armies, the Jacobite and […]

7 months ago
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