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Preston pair hunted by police after Church Street kidnap

Cameron Farley and Cameron Parkinson Pic: Preston Police Two men are wanted by police in connection with a kidnapping in Preston city centre. Cameron Farley and Cameron Parkinson have had their pictures and detailed release by Preston Police. […]

7 months ago
All the Preston city centre roads that will be closed for Battle of Britain memorial parade

Fishergate road closed sign Pic: Blog Preston A number of Preston city centre roads will be closed this weekend for the Battle of Britain Memorial Service parade. Read more: Spitfire to be on Preston’s Flag Market for […]

8 months ago
Police patrols stepped up after two Preston city centre robberies

Tithebarn Street in Preston city centre Pic: Google Police patrols in Preston city centre are being stepped up after two robberies. The incidents in Tithebarn Street and Church Street saw a 17-year-old threatened with a knife and an […]

8 months ago
Meeting Shawn Sharpe, the artist behind Church Street’s striking Preston mural

Shawn Sharpe's mural Mother takes pride of place on Church Street. Pic Lisa Brown A striking mural based on Preston’s crest has become the talk of the city, with many people taking to social media to applaud it. The mural is called Mother and […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Horrocks Mill homes plan for Preston city centre progresses

Horrocks Mill Proposals to build 380 new affordable homes just off Church Street have been lodged. Onward has been eyeing up the former Horrocks Mill site and consulting on its proposals. The […]

9 months ago
Horrocks Mill plans in Preston city centre consultation begins

Proposals for 380 new homes and apartments in Preston city centre are preparing to be lodged. Onward Housing, which currently manages the tower blocks in Queen Street and Avenham, is […]

11 months ago
Preston education centre aiming to create people power through co-operative working

Directors Andrew Birchall and Lynne Brooks (centre) pictured with Mondragón delegates A Preston education centre is aiming to help workers organise themselves democratically. The Preston Co-operative Education Centre (PCEC) is collaborating with trade unions to develop a curriculum that will give […]

1 year ago
Edwardian Preston in hi-res images, The Shaw Collection

Friargate around 1910 Pic: The Shaw Collection, The Cotton Town Project The Shaw Collection of glass plate negatives has been restored by the Cotton Town Project in Blackburn. John and Alfred Shaw were father and son and took their glass plate […]

1 year ago
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