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Windrush 67 event to be held to celebrate Preston’s diversity

An event designed to bring cultures and races together to mark the 67 years of black presence in Britain is to be held under the name, Windrush 67. Vernon Carus […]

5 years ago
Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 5)

There’s quite and exciting mix of images in this weeks helping of 60’s and 70’s pictures of Preston. Most of what you will see has either been swept away completely […]

5 years ago
Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 4)

The first two pictures this week are not very seasonal as they are of the winter festive season in Fishergate; however, they are excellent views and should bring back memories […]

5 years ago
Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 3)

By the warm response that we’ve had, it certainly appears that readers love to see these old digitised photos of Preston in the 1960’s and the 1970’s. I suppose that the […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 2)

We continue this week with another fabulous set of pictures from an era gone by in Preston. There were massive transformations going on in the town in that time, both with […]

5 years ago
Harris Library to host a series of author talks and visits

The Harris Library is set to host an array of literary events over the coming weeks. These are scheduled for the most part, for the first Saturday afternoon of each […]

5 years ago
New Series: Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures

In this new series of Preston pictures, we look at the old town during the 1960’s and the 1970’s. Many of the buildings have been long gone since then but […]

6 years ago
The Preston Historical Society take on the role of Blue Plaque scheme

The Preston Historical Society are to take on the role of Blue Plaque scheme administration, in a change of circumstances of the Preston & South Ribble Civic Trust. In an […]

6 years ago
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