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Sir Tom Finney Remembered by historian and author, David John Hindle MA

  Local historian and author David John Hindle MA, was, for most of the life of Sir Tom Finney, a great admirer of the man they call ‘Preston’s own son’. […]

6 years ago
The changing face of the Adelphi roundabout area over passing decades

  With the announcement of the proposed Adelphi Square which would sweep away the Adelphi roundabout and nearby buildings, we thought it would be interesting to see the past developments […]

6 years ago
J.D. Wetherspoon introduce Lloyds No.1 Bar, ‘The Twelve Tellers’ to Preston

The Twelve Tellers on Church Street, formerly the Preston Savings Bank built in 1905 and a grade 2 listed building, is the latest acquisition of JD Wetherspoon/Lloyds No1 Bar company and looks […]

6 years ago
A nostalgic journey around the former Horrocks Yard Works in Preston

With the recent announcement of the planned development of the Horrocks Yard Works site, I thought that it would be interesting to see how the Yard Works developed over time […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Friends of Highgate Wood hold event for opening ceremony of new pathways

Today, 10 January, the Friends of Highgate Wood and guests came together to celebrate the achievement of completing new pathways around the woodland area. The Highgate Wood project originated from […]

6 years ago
Church clocks and others from around old Preston to present day

With the current debate about the non functioning clock of the Baptist Church in Fishergate, we started to think of other clocks around the old town that have vanished and […]

6 years ago
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