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Preston Armed Forces Day line-up includes battle re-enactment, wrestling and 1940s music hall performance

The full line-up for Preston’s Armed Forces Day has been revealed. Events run throughout the day on Saturday 28 June as the city is expected to turn out to show […]

7 years ago
Winckley Square Weekender: Views wanted from Prestonians

Winckley Square Weekender Preston residents, visitors and traders are being asked for their views on the recent Winckley Square Weekend. It ran for the Friday and Saturday of the first Bank Holiday weekend […]

8 years ago
Preston Carnival given free use of Moor Park for 40th anniversary

Two participants share a joke during the processions Preston Carnival has been granted official use of Moor Park for it 40th anniversary celebration. The annual festival of colour and sound celebrating the Caribbean community of the city takes […]

8 years ago
Restored Preston Cenotaph to be re-dedicated 88 years since original unveiling

Preston's Cenotaph has been undergoing a facelift Preston’s restored Cenotaph is to be re-dedicated in a special service. Following work costing £835,600 the war memorial was finished in Autumn last year. Renovation work included the carving oa […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston FM taking over Club Tonic for fundraising event

Club Tonic on Hammonds Row The friends group for Preston’s community radio station is hosting a fundraising night at Club Tonic on Sunday. The Summer Spectacular for Preston FM sees DJs performing throughout the day […]

8 years ago
Giant dinosaur to walk the halls of Preston Indoor Market

A giant T-Rex is being let loose in Preston Market on Friday. Eureka, the life size dinosaur, will stalk the Market halls from 11am to 3pm. Children’s entertainer Alan Horne […]

8 years ago
Organisers claim PrestFest lifted city centre visits by 18 per cent

Organisers say a weekend city centre festival helped lift the number of people visiting the city. PrestFest ran for three nights in the city and celebrates the award-winning nightlife of […]

8 years ago
Preston Carnival team preparing for 40th anniversary as funds come through

carnival 2011 A member of Preston Carnival’s organising team has spoken on Preston FM about the struggle to fund this year’s event. Carnival is in its 40th year and preparing to celebrate […]

8 years ago
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