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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 30 to August 5

Daffodils in Preston city centre with the Harris and Cenotaph behind Pic: Tony Worrall Last weekend saw the return of the popular Chorley Flower Show, with around 11,000 attendees enjoying the sunshine near the Grade II-listed Astley Hall. Elsewhere in the region, encouraging news for […]

1 week ago
Preston’s Dick, Kerr Ladies honoured in new rail firm postcards

Two rail firms have launched a postcard series as part of an ongoing project honouring the legacy of the record-breaking women’s football team Dick, Kerr Ladies. The project, created by […]

1 week ago
Rail firms unite to honour forgotten Preston women’s football team

Dick, Kerr women's football team Pic: Forbes Two rail firms have joined up to honour one of England’s earliest known women’s football teams. Avanti West Coast has teamed up with Community Rail Lancashire (CRL) to share the […]

9 months ago
UCLan graduations to see women’s football, rock and roll touring and fabric maker recognised

Looking ahead to a good future - latest UCLan figures show positive signs Pic: Paul Melling A touch of rock and roll royalty will be at UCLan’s graduation ceremonies this week. The University of Central Lancashire is being forced to use one of it’s campus buildings […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement A brief history of the Dick, Kerr Ladies football team

Dick Kerr’s Ladies Football Team, Preston 1920 Pic: Preston Digital Archive Dick Kerr’s Ladies Football Team, Preston 1920 Pic: Preston Digital Archive As a memorial was unveiled for the Dick, Kerr Ladies – possibly the most famous football team to come […]

5 years ago
Dick, Kerr Ladies memorial unveiled at Preston North End

The Dick, Kerr Ladies memorial The Dick, Kerr Ladies memorial A piece of Preston’s sporting history was marked on the side of the city’s football ground. Dick, Kerr Ladies were the most successful women’s football […]

5 years ago
Dick Kerr Ladies would be proud of this walking football in their honour

Teams played out the tournament to mark the Dick Kerr Ladies Teams played out the tournament to mark the Dick Kerr Ladies Walking football strolled into Preston to help mark the 100th anniversary of the historic Dick Kerr Ladies football team. […]

5 years ago
A new blue plaque for Preston and it’s a world first

The Dick Kerr blue plaque in all its glory  Pic: Gill LawsonDick, Kerr Ladies Football Club historian, Gail Newsham, has been tireless in her determination to have a commemorative blue plaque […]

5 years ago
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