Fulwood art group’s first exhibition celebrates emergence from lockdown

Paintings at the Garden Walk Artists exhibition Pic: Daniel Burt Last week saw the opening of the Emergence exhibition, organised by Fulwood-based art group the Garden Walk Artists to celebrate the gradual return to normality post-Covid. The exhibition opened on Tuesday 10 May. Hosted […]

1 month ago
Preston Masonic Hall, a long and fascinating history

The surviving Sunday School building Pic: Preston Digital Archive The Masonic Hall in Preston has elements that date back to 1837. However, most of the current building was constructed in the 1940s, incorporating older buildings. The site began life […]

2 months ago
Old Tram Bridge set to be included in Preston’s Levelling Up Fund bid

The closed Old Tram Bridge Pic: Ashley Warren Preston Preston City Council is planning to apply to Round 2 of the Levelling Up Fund for investment in parks and active travel infrastructure to support a healthy, liveable and sustainably connected […]

3 months ago
Instameet Preston explores the secrets of the Masonic Hall

Masonic Hall Instameet A group of Instagrammers explored the secrets of the Masonic Hall in the latest Instameet Preston. The free event took place on Wednesday (30 March) and saw Masons from the […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Update given on River Ribble flood defences scheme at Broadgate and Penwortham

River Ribble runs high during Wednesday 20 January Pic: Tony Worrall Progress is being made on the Preston and South Ribble flood risk management scheme which will cost £54.7m. A spokesperson for the Environment Agency said: “We are making good progress […]

3 months ago
Preston Masonic Hall to be explored in next InstaMeet

Inside Preston Masonic Hall InstaMeet Preston is returning with a visit to the historic Masonic Hall in Saul Street. In 1944 the Freemasons of Preston purchased the 1832 Saul Street Primitive Methodist Chapel and […]

4 months ago
Opinion: Why Broughton Parish Council opposes new mosque plans

Design view of planned Broughton mosque This is a guest post by Broughton Parish Council in response to the approval of plans to build a mosque in North Preston. Broughton Parish Council (BPC) should and has […]

4 months ago
Step back in time and explore some of Preston’s oldest pubs

We’re stepping back in time to take a look at some of central Preston’s oldest and most traditional pubs in a mini heritage pub trail. Local historian and author, Stephen […]

5 months ago
Preston in pictures The Station, Preston. 1539Adelphi quarter , preston , 23.06.2022St Walburge's Church, preston 23.06.2022Former Tithebarn pub and Preston Bus StationHarris Museum and Art GalleryRed telephone boxesRed telephone box on Market StreetPreston 2022 View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

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