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This category is for nostalgic posts reminiscing about the past.

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
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
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 […]

2 months 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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Old Tram Bridge ‘worse than first thought’ but councillors vow to fix it

The Old Tram Bridge across the River Ribble is in much worse condition than first thought – but councillors have vowed to work together to find a way to reopen […]

3 months ago
From the Preston Bank Company to HSBC – 175 years on Fishergate for city bank

The old Midland Bank building in Fishergate in the 1960s A city bank has marked 175 years in Preston. Known originally as the Preston Bank Company and standing at 40 Fishergate, HSBC has traced its history back. Now part of […]

3 months ago
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
Your memories of concerts at Preston Guild Hall

The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall As the shutters come down on Preston Guild Hall and the Charter Theatre we’ve asked for your memories of shows there. Hundreds of you responded on Facebook as we posted […]

4 months ago
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