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Preston students vote for shortlisted titles to win Lancashire Book of the Year 2021 Award

The shortlisted titles for the Lancashire Book of the Year 2021 Award were announced on Monday, 24 May. Lancashire Book of the Year remains one of the few book awards […]

3 weeks ago
Home library service resumes across Preston

June Dearden People who have benefited from Lancashire County Council’s Home Library Service have said it is “marvellous” the service has resumed. The service is available to those across Preston and the […]

10 months ago
The 150-year-old Friargate bookshop trying to keep the pages turning through the coronavirus pandemic

Mike Halewood Preston booksellers Halewood and Sons are – like most businesses – currently in coronavirus lockdown. Despite the shop being closed to browsers they are delivering online and phone orders. Halewood […]

1 year ago
A book celebrating Preston North End’s greats is nearing its fundraising goal

Football may be off the pitch for the time being, but a book celebrating 15 Preston North End greats is still attracting the crowds. North End Souls is heading towards […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Book Group has a new venue – and will soon host bestselling authors

A Preston Book Group meeting Preston Book Group has a new city centre venue for its monthly meet ups. The group will now meet at The Larder in Lancaster Road. The first meeting at the […]

1 year ago
New book ‘North End Souls’ tells the story of 15 PNE greats and their time at Deepdale

Rainbow corner flags will be used at the West From fixture Pic: Ian Robinson/Preston North End Graham Alexander, David Moyes, Paul Gallagher, Joe Garner… These are just four of the Preston North End greats to pen chapters in a new book, ‘North End Souls’ about life […]

2 years ago
Winckley Square history book is raising funds for St Catherine’s Hospice

Winckley Square Pic: @chrisdarley A local history book which brings together all the research undertaken as part of the transformation of Preston’s Winckley Square Gardens has raised an amazing £3,200 for St Catherine’s Hospice. […]

2 years ago
Dickens at Christmas: An evening of readings in Preston

A great pre-Christmas event to get you in the festive mood. A performance of Charles Dickens’ Christmas tales at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston Organised by Dickens fan […]

9 years ago
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