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St Catherine’s Bookshop

Uttering the phrase “Secondhand Bookshop” conjures up a variety of images. Dusty shelves, a musty smell and heaps of dog-eared books that’ve seen better days. But you’d associate none of […]

10 years ago
Ribble Steam Railway

The Ribble Steam Railway paid host to a “Teddy Bear Special” this weekend. Families and young children were served free food and drink from the buffet car as the steam […]

10 years ago
Getting to know Preston

There are few things I like more than exploring somewhere new. The adventure and casual strolling allows one to observe things that would pass you by on a busier day.

10 years ago
Caribbean Carnival comes to town

Samba dancers frolicked, steel bands played and the public basked in the sunlight for Preston’s annual Caribbean Carnival.

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Things to do near Preston: Rufford Old Hall

rufford old hall Located a 20-minute drive down the A59, Rufford Old Hall is a National Trust property and a good afternoon out if you fancy some history and culture.

10 years ago
Tithebarn decision not expected until early 2011

preston bus station A decision on Preston’s £700 million Tithebarn development will not be made until March 2011 at the earliest, according to councillors at the most recent Central Area Forum. Onlooking residents were told that the inquiry, which is costing the council nearly £1 million, will end in June and will be referred to ministers in September later this year.

10 years ago
Featured Blogger: Kez Hedges

10 years ago
Bank Holiday ideas in and around Preston

It’s nearly time for the Bank Holiday weekend to begin and we’ve collected together what’s happening in and around Preston. Includes Caribbean Carnivals, Whit Fairs, steam engines and Jimmy Carr.

10 years ago
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