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Preston Guild Hall to be sold to Simon Rigby

The Rigby group has big plans for the Guild Hall Preston’s Guild Hall is to be sold to local businessman and millionaire investor Simon Rigby. The Rigby proposal for the city centre venue has been recommended for approval by council […]

8 years ago
In Pictures: Preston Caribbean Carnival 2014

It was a glorious day. The Sun was out and there was samba in the air. The 40th Caribbean Carnival in Preston transformed the city streets into a sea of […]

8 years ago
Prestival 2014 cancelled as organisers blame Avenham Park maintenance work

Rick Moore is aiming to recall the spirit of the Heineken Weekenders which took place in Avenham Park A music festival due to take place in Avenham Park has been cancelled. Prestival 2014 was due to take place on Saturday 20 September and had promised big name acts […]

8 years ago
Your pictures: Preston Caribbean Carnival 2014

Dazzling carnival procession Pic: Jim Beattie Preston’s annual Caribbean Carnival took over the city centre streets for the 40th time. Celebrating the ruby anniversary in the sunshine there were hundreds of performers in dazzling costumes. Many […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New exhibition brings the sea to Preston

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery brings a new free exhibition to the city this summer Making Waves: Art Inspired by the Sea will bring a bit of the coast […]

8 years ago
Armed Forces Day 2014 in Preston

Preston celebrated in style today with a bumper party for the Armed Forces Day, spectacularly organised by Preston City Councillor, Drew Gale. From military bands and Preston City Wrestling to […]

8 years ago
International Table Tennis Match at UCLan

The Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre, part of the University of Central Lancashire‘s campus, will see an international sporting match this July. England play Australia in a pre-Commonwealth Games match […]

8 years ago
Final Winckley funding bid Submitted

A final application to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has been filed to provide funding for the Winckley Square Conservation Project, which would involve a much needed facelift and bring […]

8 years ago
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