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‘Beautiful and Brutal’ exhibition to celebrate 50 years of Preston Bus Station

Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall A new exhibition at the Harris will celebrate 50 years of Preston Bus Station and explore what it means to the people of Preston. Beautiful and Brutal: 50 years in […]

11 hours ago
Apartment plans for St Joseph’s Orphanage unveiled

The future of St Joseph’s Orphanage has finally been revealed after more than a decade of uncertainty. Plans have been submitted to Preston City Council for a scheme of homes […]

1 week ago
Where you can explore with Heritage Open Days 2019 in Preston

Winckley Square Pic: Gareth Edwards Heritage Open Days are returning to Preston, with even more venues opening their doors in 2019. This year there are 36 different buildings available to explore between Friday 13 September […]

4 weeks ago
First Stonyhurst Literature and Film Festival takes place this weekend

Stonyhurst College celebrates its rich history this weekend with the first Stonyhurst Literary and Film Festival. Visitors from across the country will share a programme of captivating authors, speakers and […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Preston restaurants you wish still existed

Before there was Nando’s, there was this lot… Winston’s Don’t mention the war!!! Actually, do if there’s pizza involved. A WW2 themed pizza joint might seem like an unlikely fusion, […]

2 months ago
A tale of two cities – visitors from Kalisz celebrate 30 years of twinning

Visitors from Poland’s oldest city Kalisz have come to Preston to celebrate the 30th anniversary of being twinned with the city. Kalisz, which lies 146 miles west of Poland’s capital […]

2 months ago
Old Tram Bridge ‘worse than first thought’ but councillors vow to fix it

The Old Tram Bridge across the River Ribble is in much worse condition than first thought – but councillors have vowed to work together to find a way to reopen […]

3 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 […]

3 months ago
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