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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 […]

2 years ago
Guided tours telling the stories of Preston First World War unsung heroes return

A popular event marking the untold stories of three unsung Preston heroes during the First World War is returning to the city. History guides take you on a journey through […]

3 years ago
Centenary of the Victoria Cross awarded to Private William Young V.C. 1915

100 years ago to this day, Scottish born Private William Young residing in Heysham Street, Preston and a soldier serving with the 8th (Service) Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment was […]

3 years ago
Details of the Preston Remembers World War One walking tours

Three walking tours through Preston city centre will be held tomorrow (December 6) starting at midday. The tours are part of the Preston Remembers programme of World War One walking […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Remembers street theatre across the city centre

On Saturday, Preston Remembers and the Chester-based ‘Theatre in the Quarter’ group put on a moving performance to honour the memories of three local people touched by the First World […]

3 years ago
Preston unsung heroes from First World War to be remembered

From left clockwise: Joseph Garstang, John Gregson and Beatrice Blackburn Three unsung heroes from Preston’s First World War story are to be revealed in a new city walking tour. Beatrice Blackhurst, Joseph Garstang and John Gregson all played a role […]

3 years ago
Preston Remembers project looking for volunteer WW1 tour guides

Preston Remembers is a partnership project that is joining together the activities, exhibitions and events that are happening from 2014 – 2018 in Preston to mark the centenary of the First World […]

3 years ago
Holocaust Memorial Day commemorated at Lancashire County Hall and Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters

Surya Jonckheere went along to the Lancashire County Hall and Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters to hear the talks given by guest speakers in respect of the Holocaust Memorial Day. Stephen Breuer, a […]

4 years ago
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