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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, […]

15 hours 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 […]

2 days ago
Here’s who is up for these Preston city awards 2019

The awards celebrate the businesses and people in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Finalists have been announced for a Preston city centre awards ceremony. Following a public vote with more than 70,000 votes cast the top five in each of the Smiles Better […]

2 weeks ago
Prestfest 2019 confirms first act as Judge Jules

The Prestfest stage on the Flag Market An outdoor concert in Preston city centre is returning this summer. Prestfest has announced its headliner for the show with DJ Judge Jules to play on the Harris Museum balcony. […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston weather forecast sees city set for wall-to-wall sunshine

Picture postcard blue skies over the Harris and Flag Market Pic: Sara Catalano Preston has been basking in unusually high February temperatures. The mercury has reached up to 18 degrees during Friday and Saturday. Winckley Square and Avenham Park have been filled with […]

3 weeks 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. […]

1 month ago
Shankly Hotel still on track for a Spring opening

The Shankly Hotel will open in the former Post Office building Pic: Tony Worrall Owners of the Shankly Hotel have said they remain on track to open in April. Signature Living are bringing the former Post Office building facing into the Flag Market back […]

1 month ago
A riot of colour as Preston welcomes the Year of the Pig

The Flag Market and Harris Museum were awash with colour as Prestonians gathered to welcome in The Year of the Pig on Saturday. Crowds gathered to watch the traditional lion […]

1 month ago
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