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Preston Digital Archive reaches an astounding 20 million views

Flickr hosted Preston Digital Archive has now reached a staggering landmark of twenty million viewings by people from Preston and the world over. Whether the people consulting the archive are Preston residents, ex-pats or those just simply using it for the pleasure of seeing the images or for research, the number of people viewing are in their thousands every day. Preston street scenes, parks, docks, cotton mills, architecture, engineering, famous […]

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Fred and Chips: Andrew Flintoff comes home to film for new TV show in Preston chippy

Former England cricket star and Preston hero Andrew Flintoff swapped his bat for batter on Tuesday. Freddie was back in his hometown to learn how to make the perfect fish and chips from what used to be his local chippy. Steven Rayton from the Moor Nook Chippy in Ribbleton was showing the Lancashire cricket star how to chop his potatoes ahead of a new TV […]

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John and Emma: Blog Preston readers help reunite Ashton couple with their wedding photo album

We might think of the internet as a way to kill time, check our bank balance or gossip on Facebook. But for one Preston couple it has helped them be reunited with a wedding photo album they thought was gone forever. After a car break-in their photo album randomly turned up on Blackpool Road and was stumbled upon by Blog Preston reader Russell Baines. He […]

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Mystery as wedding photo album found in a Preston street

A couple’s wedding photo album has been found in the street in Preston. Update: Good news everyone, thanks to our ace readers the couple were tracked down and reunited with their photo album Pictures from the happy day in 2010 are shown in the photo album which was found by a member of the public. Russell Baines came across the photo album perched on a […]

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Louise Taylor stayed at the hostel in Glasgow

Preston woman becomes centre of internet storm thanks to Glasgow hostel review

Louise Taylor from Preston has found herself sucked into a viral internet sensation after posting what she thought of her stay in Glasgow on Facebook. Taylor, who plays for the Preston Roller Girls side, had been up in Scotland and decided to review the hostel they had stayed at. Her review complaining about poor showers, having to change rooms half-way through their stay and describing […]

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Preston boxer Suz Member to appear on TalkSport Radio

A Preston boxer is to appear on TalkSport Radio during Bank Holiday Monday. Professional fighter Suz Member will be speaking about his career to date, alongside his day job of being a firefighter. Member recently turned down a lucrative sponsorship deal from an alcohol firm because he said it would encourage underage drinking. He will cover how he’s battled his way up from unlicensed boxing […]

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