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The Flag Market is within the centre of Preston, the central square it is faced onto by the Harris Museum and Art Gallery amongst other buildings

The Hot Potato Tram is back open for business and will be during lockdown 2

The Hot Potato Tram has reopened. Pic: Tony Worrall Flickr The Hot Potato Tram reopened Monday 2 November at Preston’s Flag Market and will remain open during the second national lockdown. The famous tram sadly had to close due to […]

3 weeks ago
Plans submitted for £10.7m Harris refurbishment

Architectural model of the proposed changes to the Harris Pic: Buttress Architects Ltd Plans have been submitted to revitalise the Harris through a £10.7m scheme. The plans aim to prevent the decay of the building while creating a community resource and world-class gallery and […]

3 weeks ago
The Hot Potato tram is returning to Preston’s Flag Market

The Hot Potato Tram in action on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall The Hot Potato tram will be returning Monday 2 November at 11am. The tram sadly had to close due to former owner Keith Roberts passing away in September due to […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Monopoly launching this week

The Sessions House in Preston city centre, part of the Town Hall complex Pic: Tony Worrall This week will see the launch of Preston’s very own official Monopoly game. When it is launched, Prestonians will be able to see which landmark has landed the game’s top […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Hot Potato Tram returns to Preston Flag Market in tribute to Keith Roberts

The Hot Potato Tram. Pic: Tony Worrall The Hot Potato Tram returned back to the Flag Market today (Tuesday 13 October) in tribute to Keith Roberts. The tram was reunited with Keith at 11am as the funeral […]

1 month ago
Why the Harris has gone gold this September

The Harris lit gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month The Harris has once again been lit up to ‘Go Gold’ in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The campaign to raise awareness happens every September, with cities and towns […]

2 months ago
Tributes as Preston’s Spud Man dies

Keith Roberts Preston’s ‘Spud Man’ Keith Roberts has died. Popular Keith ran The Hot Potato Tram serving spuds and parched peas on the Flag Market. According to the Lancashire Post, Keith passed […]

2 months ago
Longridge and South Ribble are not included in the Preston local lockdown

A woman having a coronavirus test After the announcement today of a government enforced local lockdown from midnight, many people in and around Preston are concerned about whether the lockdown will affect their household. The local […]

4 months ago
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