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Giant crane on the Flag Market as Shankly Hotel work continues

You can't miss the big yellow crane in the city centre Pic: 70023venus2009 Work is continuing on putting a new function space into the roof of the city’s newest hotel. The Shankly Hotel is due to fully open in June in the Old […]

1 week ago
Superstar DJs headline Prestfest when it returns to the Flag Market

Prestfest returns to the Flag Market for a second year featuring a top DJ lineup. Judge Jools, Felix Da Housecat and DJ David Morales will be at the decks at […]

3 weeks ago
Armed Forces Day event to be taken on by council

The Armed Forces Day parade in the Flag Market Pic: Billy Matthews One of Preston city centre’s biggest annual events is now to officially receive council support. Armed Forces Day has been organised by a number of individuals and organisations in previous […]

3 weeks ago
Preston unites against racism during Flag Market event

Smiling on the Flag Market as the sun shone down on the Unite Against Racism event Pic: Paul Melling Cultures from across Preston joined together on the Flag Market to send a message about racism in the city. Standing Together Against Racism has become an annual gathering. Samba beats, […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston to unite against racism once more in face of ‘rise in community tensions’

Salsa dancing on the Flag Market Preston is to host a Standing Together Against Racism day for the sixth year. Community groups and organisations have organised the event to show their commitment to tackling racism in […]

4 weeks ago
Vigil in memory of New Zealand mosque attack victims to take place on Preston’s Flag Market

A crisp day on the Flag Market with the Harris Museum in the background. Pic: @jg_hickey Preston is being urged to stand together in a vigil for those who died in the Christchurch mosque attack. The city’s Faith Forum, made up of representatives from across churches, […]

1 month ago
Preston youngsters march through the city in climate change protest

The climate change march in Fishergate during Friday Pic: Jack Dinsley Climate change campaigners skipped school during Friday to make their voices heard on the issue. Around 50 young people and an additional other 50 adults were in attendance in Preston […]

1 month ago
Preston pupils join worldwide climate change protest

Banner unfurled on the Flag Market by school strike action group in Preston Pic: Jim Beattie Pupils from across schools in Preston have skipped class to protest about inaction on climate change. Dozens of pupils staged a sit-down protest on the Flag Market by Preston Cenotaph. […]

2 months ago
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