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Upcoming Fylde dance event pays tribute to Kirkham’s rich cotton history

A Kirkham dance event will this weekend celebrate the town’s history as a hub for Lancashire-spun textiles. Kirkham’s history as one of the county’s most important cotton towns will be […]

8 months ago
Preston Past: Avenham & Miller Parks (Part 2)

Avenham and Miller parks were both opened in 1867, however, Miller Park was created on land extending from the East Lancashire Railway to the North Union Railway embankments and was laid […]

10 years ago
Preston Past: Avenham & Miller Parks (Part 1)

Avenham Park on Easter Monday in 1956 Avenham Valley from the Vicarage Grounds,Preston 1862 (Courtesy of Preston City Council) A very early image of the area that was soon to be transformed into Avenham Park. This photograph […]

10 years ago
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