A Harley Davidson-riding vicar, young carers, and Preston in the 80s (Video)

Posted on - 13th July, 2011 - 9:55am | Author - | Posted in - Videos

Just browsed some YouTube footage over the last day and found some interesting and amusing clips that have been posted about Preston.


The first is this Harley Davidson-riding vicar, who speaks about his new ‘Fat Bob’ motorcycle. One for bike enthusiasts and for those of us who find the sight of a religious figure going all ‘Easy Rider’ quite amusing.

The second clip is old (posted two years ago) but one which I found to be really interesting. It depicts Preston in the 1980s, when its landmarks looked remarkably different to how they do today (look out for the docks in particular, without any kind of shops).

Take a look at how your favourite places in Preston have changed over the years to the soundtrack of Bad Religion and the Cure.

The final clip is from Lancashire County Council, and documents the work of young carers. In 2010, due to funding from Lancashire Council’s Carers Grant , a group of Young Carers from Preston Young Carers Project took part in a 4 day Film Making Workshop.

They learned skills in storyboarding, scripting, operating a video camera and interviewing. You can get an insight into the project below.

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