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Faith groups come together for a feast to celebrate in Preston

Interfaith feast in Shepherd Street Interfaith feast in Shepherd Street A Feast of Faiths kicked off Interfaith Week in Preston on Remembrance Sunday, marking the beginning of a week-long celebration of inter-faith understanding and awareness. […]

7 years ago
What it was like inside a baby rave at Preston Guild Hall

A view of the Guild Hall during the baby rave A view of the Guild Hall during the baby rave My main memory of live music at Preston Guild Hall is being packed in to watch The Charlatans belt out […]

7 years ago
It’s ten years since Radio 1 Big Weekend came to Preston

Radio 1 Big Weekend's big blue tent Pic: George D Thompson Radio 1 Big Weekend’s big blue tent Pic: George D Thompson It was two days when the music world stopped, and looked at Preston. Moor Park had a giant wall […]

7 years ago
Preston is one of the most miserable places in the UK

A Preston sunset Pic: Sonia Bashir A Preston sunset Pic: Sonia Bashir Preston has had another badge bestowed upon it in the long-running list of best, worst, places. The city has been ranked as one of […]

7 years ago
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Watch the Lancashire dialect explained by Korean Billy

Talking about the phrase, not the presenter An explanation of the Lancashire dialect has been released in the latest in a series for Koreans visiting the UK. Korean Billy has been translating various British dialects for foreign […]

7 years ago
What it was like at the anti-Trump demo in Preston

A sign held up against the Harris A sign held up against the Harris Preston hasn’t seen a protest since the EDL march last year, so the hype surrounding this ‘Anti-Trump’ rally was building pretty fast. Starting […]

7 years ago
Battle of Preston re-enacted and what’s involved in it

A soldier kitted out and Jacobites in a kilt With the recent anniversary of the Battle of Preston much has been written of the battle itself. Not often explored is the role of re-enactors in such events. Here we […]

7 years ago
Working Preston’s streets with the street cleaning team

Graham, 47, is working his way towards a good breakfast Stale smells of that last pint and cold chips hang in the murky air down Lancaster Road where it meets Church Street and Fishergate. Heels of the last glammed-up girls […]

8 years ago
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