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This category is for nostalgic posts reminiscing about the past.

Photography exhibition celebrates Preston’s vanishing places and spaces

John Robertson with his work on display at The Larder Pic: Lisa Brown A new exhibition of artwork with Preston as its focus has gone on display in the windows of The Larder Café in the city centre. ‘Marginal Images’ is the culmination […]

7 days ago
I grew up in Byrons – Saturday night memories of the Preston nightclub 30 years on

Byrons cassette tapes recording from the night Thirty years ago this month a Saturday night started at a little club across from Preston Bus Station. It was once the Piper and went on to become Barristers, but […]

3 weeks ago
The 150-year-old Friargate bookshop trying to keep the pages turning through the coronavirus pandemic

Mike Halewood Preston booksellers Halewood and Sons are – like most businesses – currently in coronavirus lockdown. Despite the shop being closed to browsers they are delivering online and phone orders. Halewood […]

6 months ago
Lost Doctor Who episode recreated at UCLan will be aired next week

No hiding behind the sofa! A previously unseen episode of Doctor Who which has been faithfully recreated by UCLan students, graduates and staff will be aired on BBC next week. […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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, […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
Watch as The Flying Scotsman powers out of Preston Station

The Flying Scotsman comes steaming by Pic: Simon Gooch Crowds have been gathering at Preston Railway Station throughout Saturday to catch a glimpse of the Flying Scotsman. Simon Gooch was one of those who got up close and personal […]

1 year ago
The Flying Scotsman pulls into Preston Station

The Flying Scotsman standing at Preston Station Pic: Disability Equality North West The most famous of steam locomotives has pulled up at Preston Railway Station. Train fans and onlookers gathered to see The Flying Scotsman during Saturday (20 July). The engine is […]

1 year ago
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