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Pictures as Preston marks Remembrance Sunday for Armistice100

The city centre fell quiet as the 11th hour of the 11th day was reached. Preston’s Remembrance event saw a large crowd brave the weather for the service on the […]

6 months ago
How Preston will mark 100 years since the end of WWI

The Cenotaph during the 2017 remembrance service Pic: Paul Melling The Cenotaph during the 2017 remembrance service Pic: Paul Melling Preston will commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I with various Remembrance Sunday services taking place around […]

6 months ago
Preston Victoria Cross hero to have plaque at the Cenotaph

The plaque to be installed in the Flag Market The plaque to be installed in the Flag Market A Victoria Cross awarded soldier who now has a road named after him in the city is to be honoured. Preston […]

8 months ago
Preston marks Remembrance Sunday with parade

The Cenotaph during the 2017 remembrance service Pic: Paul Melling The Cenotaph was the focal point for the Remembrance service Pic: Paul Melling Preston came to a halt to remember its fallen soldiers. Remembrance Sunday was marked by a veterans […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Details of Preston’s Remembrance service at the Cenotaph

Preston will pause to pay its respects to fallen soldiers during the annual service in the city centre. Remembrance Sunday sees a service led by the Mayor of Preston take […]

2 years ago
Preston Cenotaph is now a grade I listed monument

Cenotaph on a sunny morning in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s recently restored Cenotaph has been offered extra protection by being moved to become a grade I listed monument. The war memorial is a poignant reminder of all the lives […]

3 years ago
Plaque unveiled to mark bravery of Preston’s Victoria Cross hero Private William Young

The plaque to Private Young, a very large family photo after the ceremony Family members of a Preston man who received the Victoria Cross in the First World War have spoken of their pride at a plaque unveiled in his honour. The memory […]

3 years ago
Remembrance Sunday 2015: Preston falls silent to remember the fallen

Marching along the Flag Market Pic: Billy Matthews Preston fell silent at 11am on Sunday to remember those in the armed forces who have died to protect our city. Remembrance Sunday saw the annual parade from the Covered […]

4 years ago
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