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Preston Bus Station nostalgia needed for new exhibition

Inside Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Bus Station’s history is being explored in a new exhibition. The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is due to mark 50 years of one of the city’s most iconic […]

3 months ago
Project to teach children to ‘live and let live’ is coming to Preston

Heartstone Project A project aimed at educating youngsters about prejudice, intolerance and hate crime is coming to Preston. Non-profit organisation Heartstone will implement their Heartstone Odyssey project across the city. Heartstone aims […]

4 months ago
Winckley Square history book is raising funds for St Catherine’s Hospice

Winckley Square Pic: @chrisdarley A local history book which brings together all the research undertaken as part of the transformation of Preston’s Winckley Square Gardens has raised an amazing £3,200 for St Catherine’s Hospice. […]

7 months ago
How Ingol’s social history is being explored

Ingol homes being built Pic: Norman Askew Those who live in Ingol, or have lived in the area, are being asked to share their memories. The part of Preston, which borders Cottam, Ashton-on-Ribble and Lea has a […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan founder’s descendant graduates from Preston’s university

Roger at his graduation, holding a painting of ancestor Joseph Livesey Roger at his graduation, holding a painting of ancestor Joseph Livesey A Chorley man has graduated from the University of Central Lancashire 190 years after his great-great-great grandfather helped establish the institution. Roger […]

9 months ago
Exhibition to explore hidden histories of Whittingham Asylum

If only walls could speak. Inside the former Whittingham mental hospital. Pic: scrappynw Nurses in Ward 1. Left: S Best (standing) and M Martin. Right: G Heighton or M Dooley and Margaret Smith. Image courtesy of the Harris An exhibition will explore the […]

11 months ago
Indian restaurant in Broughton to stay open – as they buy the premises

Another view of the Indian restaurant on the Broughton crossroads Another view of the Indian restaurant on the Broughton crossroads An Indian restaurant in Preston has bought the building it operates from. Owners of a Touch of Spice at the […]

2 years ago
Why it is only right we have an Edith Rigby statue in Preston

Edith Rigby, pictured left, and the blue plaque to her in Winckley Square Pic: Preston Digital Archive/Tony Worrall It might seem strange now, if not outright bizarre, that 100 years […]

2 years ago
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