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In pictures: Northern Lights seen over Preston and Lancashire

Preston was treated to a dazzling display in the sky on Friday night. The Northern Lights were clearly visible as the city looked upwards. Starting just after 11pm the light […]

1 week ago
In pictures: Preston Weekender takes over the Flag Market for raving and rocking out

Preston Weekender finally took place on the city’s Flag Market over the Bank Holiday weekend. Thousands of people enjoyed a dance during the Ministry of Sound takeover on the Saturday […]

2 weeks ago
Rosemere’s Walk in the Dark sees its best turn-out yet 

People came in fancy dress. Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s annual ‘Walk in the Dark’ fundraiser returned on 27 April to raise money for the charity. The 11-mile trek started at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital after […]

2 weeks ago
St Walburge’s Church spire explored in new YouTube series

Views from the spire. Pic: Elliott & Sue (Explore the UK) A YouTube travel duo have made a video exploring the spire at the top of St Walburge’s Church in Preston. ‘Explore the UK,’ who have previously made videos tracing a […]

1 month ago
In pictures: Preston egg rolling 2024 in Avenham Park

Chasing the eggs down the steep slopes of Avenham Park Pic: Gerard Hopkinson Preston didn’t let the rain dampen spirits for the annual Easter Egg rolling. Both hard-boiled eggs and the chocolate variety went flying down Avenham Park’s slopes. Chased by children and […]

2 months ago
Photographer uncovers pictures of Preston Market not seen for 40 years

A Market trader posing for a photo in 1981 Pic: Chris Darley Pictures of Preston Market not seen for more than 40 years have been uncovered. City photographer Chris Darley found negatives when having a clear out and decided it was time […]

2 months ago
Preston Basketball Club celebrates huge growth since the pandemic

Preston Basketball Club playing a match and shooting through the hoop. Preston Basketball Club are celebrating a massive growth since re-opening after the pandemic. The group, run by Shaun Hoyle, Andrew Thrower and Sam Fitzpatrick, have gone from 70 members to […]

2 months ago
An early rise for InstaMeet as traders set up at Preston Markets

Preston Markets canopy at dawn Pic: williammatthewsshoots InstaMeet returned on Saturday (2 March) with an early start at Preston Markets as traders set up for the day. There were some new and some regular faces, all keen […]

3 months ago
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