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This category is for nostalgic posts reminiscing about the past.

Remembering when Ribby Hall village was caravans and a muddy field

What Ribby Hall used to look like in 1994 What’s become one of Preston’s luxury boltholes and holiday parks marks 25 years this year. Ribby Hall Village began life in 1994. With the UK beginning to recover from a […]

2 months ago
Remembering when Preston used to have its own bank

Henry Newsham Pedder picked up the balance sheet when Edward Pedder died, and found things did not add up Pic: Preston Digital Archive With news on Preston City Council considering funding a community bank we take a look back at when Preston had its own bank. Pedder’s was a household name in Georgian […]

4 months ago
Take a trip down Ribbleton’s memory lane this spring

Ribbleton library Pic: Tony Worrall Do you live in Ribbleton or have a connection to the area? A new exhibition at Ribbleton Library could be right up your street. The Harris Museum, Art Gallery & […]

4 months ago
Five things you only know if you went to Tokyo Jo’s in the 90s

The queue The queue. The nerves. Would you remember your date of birth? Would you get away with your big sister’s ID? What’s your star sign again? And for the […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tokyo Jo’s coming back to Preston after 15 years

A Tokyo Jo’s reunion night is set to bring “The Ultimate Discotheque” back to Preston. Taking place in the same Church Street building – now Evoque – the night will […]

5 months ago
Ribble buses return to the city for one day only

Preston was transported back to a different age of bus travel on Saturday. Ribble Buses lined the Flag Market to mark the start of a new exhibition at the Harris. […]

5 months ago
How Ingol’s social history is being explored

Ingol homes being built Pic: Norman Askew Those who live in Ingol, or have lived in the area, are being asked to share their memories. The part of Preston, which borders Cottam, Ashton-on-Ribble and Lea has a […]

5 months ago
Preston Market and car park demolition to be documented on video

The former Indoor Market building will be knocked down Pic: Adam Kean A Preston YouTube is setting out to document the demolition of the city’s Indoor Market and Market Hall car park. Adam Kean says he will be paying a visit each […]

5 months ago
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