Prior exhibition showcasing Preston student photography explained

Preston students had their photographic work showcased at UCLan last week. We found out about more about the projects the students ran at the Prior exhibition. Mark Ashton My practice has developed into two specific forms – alternative photographic processes and sculpture. Through visiting researching sites with two types of structures, I study interventions on the landscape. The first it’s decaying modernist structures and the […]

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Prestonians out enjoying the sunshine by the Ribble

In pictures: Preston basks in May sunshine

Preston has sweltered in plus 20 degree temperatures since Friday as summer appears to have arrived. Although forecasters predict showers in the next few days Prestonians have been enjoying the spell of good weather. Including many local photographers who have posted pictures to the Preston Flickr group. It appeared many people took our advice in nine ways you know summer has arrived in Preston and […]

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The building was torn down in the 1980s

In pictures: Courtauld’s factory before demolition

These pictures show life inside the Courtauld’s factory before it was demolished in 1980. Local photographer and former factory worker Keith Sergeant rescued the pictures from a skip just before the factory was torn down. The Ribbleton site is now the Red Scar Business Park but before this the factory was home to thousands of workers. They made colourful silks and fabrics which were exported […]

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Student photography exhibition showcases everyday Preston lives

A photography exhibition capturing the everyday lives of Prestonians has opened at the university. The University of Central Lancashire’s Hanover building hosts the pictures which are part of a body of work called Prior. It features the work of Danielle Cunningham, 22, who gave 12 disposable cameras to a selection of people in Preston. She asked them to take photos of anything of interest during […]

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Pavements would be widened to make it easier to navigate the Square

Vision for Winckley Square is revealed in new drawings

New designs show the vision for the Winckley Square area of the city. They have been on display in the Square as part of the Winckley Square Weekender on Friday and Saturday. It shows how the Georgian splendour of the area could be restored and significant tidying up of the streets around the Square too including Cross Street, Cannon Street and Guildhall Street. Paul Crowther, […]

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Tulips in Miller Park

Preston in the Picture: May Desktop Calendar Miller Park Tulips

This month’s desktop calendar captures the vibrant colour of Spring in Preston’s Miller Park. The gardeners have done a great job and the park has been a blaze of colour for the past few weeks. To download this photograph to use as a desktop wallpaper on your PC, just click on the picture above and then right click on the image and select the largest […]

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