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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 […]

8 months ago
Wedding bells at the Harris as Preston couple Rebecca and Jeremy become the first to tie the knot

It was wedding bells at the Harris Museum this weekend when a Preston couple became the first to tie the knot at the historic venue. Rebecca Scott and Jeremy Rowlands […]

9 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 […]

9 months ago
Preston’s military history explored in new book

Army on parade in Preston city centre From Fulwood Barracks, to Moor Park being an army training camp to the city’s Armed Forces Day each year the connection between Preaton and the military is a strong one. […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Granddaughter of Lancashire Loyals war veteran makes plea to track down his medals

The granddaughter of a Preston soldier who died in 1955 has made a heartfelt appeal to track down his medals after learning they had been sold at auction. Private Percy […]

10 months ago
Tokyo Jo’s prepares to return again this summer

The queue for Tokyo Jo's during Easter weekend Pic: Tokyo Jo's Memories Preston is preparing once again for the return of the Ultimate Discotheque. After a sell-out during the Easter weekend the club is returning for the August Bank Holiday weekend. Nearly […]

10 months ago
11 things that definitely happened during the return of Tokyo Jo’s

Inside Tokyo Jo's The Reunion Pic: Kate Rosindale Clubbers were transported back to the 90s and 00s heyday of the city’s nightclub scene. Tokyo Jo’s made its return during Maundy Thursday and no doubt, like me, you had […]

10 months ago
Tokyo Jo’s draws ‘legendary crowds’ for nightclub return

On the dancefloor at Toky Jo's Pic: Simon Kirkham Preston saw the return of its ‘legendary’ nightclub during Maundy Thursday and the early hours of Good Friday. Tokyo Jo’s was a mainstay of the clubbing scene in the 90s […]

10 months ago
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