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Sir Charles Brown, Victorian surgeon in Preston, tells all

Dr Sir Charles Brown Pic: Harris Gallery A famous resident of 27 Winckley Square was Doctor Sir Charles Brown. Sir Charles was born in Preston and became a renowned surgeon. This was at a time when surgery […]

2 days ago
Spending a Saturday afternoon at Preston Market

Preston Market by Lisa Brown Photography It’s a bustling Saturday afternoon on Preston Market, the sun is out and plenty of people are enjoying the warmer weather. The Market Hall is busy with shoppers milling around, […]

3 days ago
‘Ivor Adenuff’ protests for Preston creative community at The Met launch

Tim Saunders as Ivor Adenuff A protest took place at the launch of The Met on Wednesday (11 May). Ivor Adenuff, played by artist Tim Saunders, greeted guests at the VIP event to complain about […]

4 days ago
The entrepreneur creating traditional, handmade leather products in Preston

Dani outside her workshop on Preston's Box Market Pic: Lisa Brown When the pandemic hit, Dani Moore was unable to continue working in the live events and theatre industry so she turned to her side hustle. Together with her husband, Dave […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ange Turner announced as the new Mayor of Penwortham

Mayor of Penwortham, Councillor Ange Turner Councillor Ange Turner is the new Mayor of Penwortham. Cllr Turner is a Liberal Democrat Councillor of South Ribble Borough Council and Penwortham Town Council for Broad Oak Ward. She […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Arts Festival set to return for 2022

Katy Bradley will be performing a selection of hits from Broadway. Pic Preston Arts Festival Following on from the success of last year’s event, Preston Arts Festival is set to return for 2022. The festival has moved from October to June, and there will be […]

2 weeks ago
Local landscapes inspire Preston-based artist in new Garstang exhibition

Following on from his first solo art exhibition at The Larder last year, Daniel Roy Sharples is launching his latest exhibition in Garstang next weekend. The artist and teacher takes […]

2 weeks ago
Residents’ anger as ‘dangerous’ hoardings affect road and pavement near Winckley Square

The hoardings narrow the road to less than half its full width Residents near Winckley Square have expressed anger at ‘dangerous’ hoardings affecting the road and pavement in Mount Street and Garden Street. The hoardings were erected last year ahead of a […]

3 weeks ago
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