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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. […]

5 months ago
Help identify these Preston locations shown in photos from the early 1900s

Scanned copies of photographs of Preston from the early 1900s In 1997, a book collector from Leicestershire walked into a London bookshop and bought two albums full of photographs of the Preston area. Twenty-two years later and the book collector, […]

5 months ago
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 […]

6 months 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 […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

6 months 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 […]

6 months ago
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 […]

7 months 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, […]

7 months ago
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