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Stunning pictures of Tornado fly-past released by BAE Systems

BAE Systems has released a set of stunning pictures of yesterday’s Tornado fly past. The images show the three fighter jets in the air over the Warton and Samlesbury sites. […]

4 weeks ago
Watch Tornado fly past over Preston

Engines roared over the skies in Preston when Tornado made it’s final fly-past over the city. The fighter plane, which was partly manufactured at BAE Systems in Samlesbury and Warton […]

4 weeks 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Progress continues as St Joseph’s Orphanage is redeveloped

Pic: Simon Linford, Czero Developments Progress continues to be made as a Victorian orphanage in the heart of the city is being redeveloped. The former hospital, St Joseph’s Orphanage, is […]

4 months ago
Parking wardens will be ‘sympathetic’ on Remembrance Sunday

Preston City Council says it will be “sympathetic” with parking restrictions on Remembrance Sunday. However normal parking regulations will apply. Hundreds of veterans and civvies are expected to take to […]

4 months ago
Six-foot Tommies pop up in Preston to remember World War One heroes

Six-foot Tommies are popping up around Preston in remembrance of those who lost their lives in World War One. The transparent silhouettes are located at iconic places around the city […]

5 months ago
Top places to get vegan food in and around Preston

Little Vegan food. Pic: Little Vegan Pic: Little Vegan Thursday 1 November is World Vegan Day, a global initiative that celebrates the benefits of veganism, and how far the movement has come. In recent years veganism has […]

5 months ago
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