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Apartment plans for St Joseph’s Orphanage unveiled

The future of St Joseph’s Orphanage has finally been revealed after more than a decade of uncertainty. Plans have been submitted to Preston City Council for a scheme of homes […]

1 week ago
Suffragette Lego statue visits South Ribble

The South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre will host a life-sized suffragette Lego statue as part of its National Tour. The statue aptly named ‘Hope’ is at the museum from […]

2 weeks ago
Special Winckley Square events to feature in Preston Arts Festival

Winckley Square Pic: @chrisdarley A series of special walks and talks in and around Winckley Square is to feature in the upcoming Preston Arts Festival. The Friends of Winckley Square have expanded on their […]

3 weeks ago
Where you can explore with Heritage Open Days 2019 in Preston

Winckley Square Pic: Gareth Edwards Heritage Open Days are returning to Preston, with even more venues opening their doors in 2019. This year there are 36 different buildings available to explore between Friday 13 September […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Heritage Open Days return to Preston with gin bar and primary school classroom to explore

Plau bar is giving tours and showing its heritage, just one of the venues taking part Pic: Tony Worrall A fascinating weekend to be able to explore everything from observatories to the secrets of Winckley Square is being held in the city. Heritage Open Days is back for another […]

1 month ago
The Preston restaurants you wish still existed

Before there was Nando’s, there was this lot… Winston’s Don’t mention the war!!! Actually, do if there’s pizza involved. A WW2 themed pizza joint might seem like an unlikely fusion, […]

2 months ago
Mystery over where blue plaque on former Broughton restaurant has gone

The blue plaque which has gone missing A blue plaque which used to be fixed to the wall of a Preston pub has gone missing. The Touch of Spice Indian restaurant in Broughton is in the process […]

2 months ago
Pictures of when classic buses parked up in Preston’s Flag Market

Vintage buses pulled up to stop at the Flag Market during Saturday. Part of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Preston Bus Station being built the city council put […]

2 months ago
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