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Preston bookbinder and restorer gets ready to celebrate forty years in the trade

1PJM2212 If you’ve visited Leyland’s Worden Park Craft Centre, chances are you will have stepped into Peter Doyle’s bookbinding and restoration workshop.  Peter, who grew up in Preston, became a bookbinder […]

5 months ago
Heritage Open Days in Preston, Friday September 11

Haslam Park Preston. Picture by Andy Halls Heritage Open Days is a nationally recognised event which tours the country, bringing to life a city’s hidden treasures. Preston has so much to offer that we’ve put together this […]

5 months ago
1950’s Fishwick School pals get together with old friend from California

Dave with his sister Linda and past school chums Several people who formerly attended Fishwick School in the 1950’s were reunited on Wednesday of this week. One of the old school pals is Dave Hughlock, now residing in Pomona in California […]

5 months ago
Heritage Open Days in Preston, Thursday September 10

Samlesbury Hall England’s biggest heritage festival finds itself exploring the wonders of Preston over a four day weekend this month, and we’ve put together a day-by-day guide of everything you need to […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Freshfield expands digital team

Freshfield 12 Winckley Square Marketing communications consultancy Freshfield has strengthened its digital team with the appointment of Jason Rawsterne. Jason, who has over 15 years’ experience of digital development and advising companies on technical […]

6 months ago
UKIP Lancashire Vice Chairman calls for re-think of e-cigarette use in hospitals

Royal Preston Hospital UKIP’s Vice Chairman for Lancashire has called on hospital bosses to rethink their attitude towards e-cigarettes, describing it as “bullying of citizens”. The smoking of e-cigarettes, or vaping, is currently […]

6 months ago
Lancashire locals urged to attend adoption event

Lancashire County Council offices An information event is to be held  offering advice and guidance for anyone wishing to adopt. Anyone thinking about adopting is invited to attend County Hall on Fishergate Hill on […]

6 months ago
Cancer patient’s toughest challenge yet as he continues to fundraise

Ben Ashworth with his Berlin Marathon medal Ben Ashworth is embarking on his toughest ever fitness challenge, which is a bold statement considering he has ran a marathon length run each month, for the past 17 months.  […]

6 months ago
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