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Old cottages on Preston Western Distributor route being dug out

Pickerings Cottages dig Archaeological digs are taking place at cottages in Cottam. Lancashire County Council has begun the work as part of the proposed Preston Western Distributor. The new road will link a […]

7 months ago
Great British Railway Journeys visit Preston’s suffragette city

Journalist and railway enthusiast Michael Portillo will visit Preston in the next episode of BBC’s Great British Railway Journeys. Returning to the screen for its 10th series, Portillo kicks off […]

7 months ago
Should the Mother and Child statue stay in St Mary’s car park?

The statue of Mother and Child, which stands in the car park on the old St Mary’s Catholic Church site is to be renovated. St Wilfrid’s Church has begun a […]

7 months ago
Preston Military Show is returning to Fulwood Barracks

A previous Preston Military Show Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s popular Military Show will return to Fulwood Barracks this summer. Visitors will have the chance to enjoy displays of military equipment, activities in the arena and see bands marching […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

7 months ago
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 […]

7 months ago
Huge plans to develop the church in Preston have been announced

A £1.5m plan to transform the parish of Preston – including upgrades to the Minster and a new Vicar of Preston – have been announced today. Blackburn Diocese has secured […]

7 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. […]

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