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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 […]

8 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 […]

8 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. […]

8 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 […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston celebrated in new prints from illustrator David Robinson

preston-smallcrop Iconic images and people of Preston are celebrated in a new set of prints about the city. Preston-based illustrator David Robinson, 35, who has created some popular Sir Tom Finney […]

9 months ago
Preston holds candlelit vigil in memory of those killed in Paris attacks

Preston's Paris vigil by Jessica Flynn There was a candlelit vigil this evening held in memory of those who have been killed in Paris attacks over the weekend. Over 100 people came to the Flag Market to […]

9 months ago
A full house for The Blackout film premiere screening at Preston’s Guild Hall

A Full House at the Guild Hall Preston - Pic: Nancy Lisa Barrett Photography The long awaited premiere screening of The Blackout film finally arrived on Thursday evening 12 November 2015. The independent film which was the brainchild of filmmaker Alan Livesey, has been […]

10 months ago
Preston Remembers street theatre across the city centre

1PJM6002 On Saturday, Preston Remembers and the Chester-based ‘Theatre in the Quarter’ group put on a moving performance to honour the memories of three local people touched by the First World […]

10 months ago
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