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In pictures: D-Day beacon lighting on the Flag Market

Preston kicked off a weekend of events yesterday (6 June) to mark the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Yesterday marked the day which was the largest naval, land and […]

1 week ago
Preston Volunteers to host a week of events to celebrate volunteers in the city

A group of Preston Volunteers have arranged celebrations in the city centre. Preston Volunteers have announced a week of events celebrating the achievements of volunteers and organisations in Preston. The events will run from 3 to 7 June, in line with National […]

3 weeks ago
Kirkham man to flip 226kg tyre 10,000 times on Preston’s Flag Market

Bill Hodgson (left) with Spud Brother, Jacob Nelson and the 226kg tyre. Pic: BP A man from Kirkham is flipping a 226kg tyre 10,000 times on Preston’s Flag Market, in collaboration with The Spud Brothers, to raise funds for vital treatment. Update: Bill has […]

3 months ago
Preston for Palestine ceasefire march to go from Moor Park to Flag Market

A march is taking place in Preston to call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and voice their support for Palestine. Thousands of protestors across Lancashire are planning to take […]

4 months ago
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Man gets appointment after liver screening on Preston Flag Market

The 'Love Your Liver' van on Preston's Flag Market. Pic: Paul Ridyard A man from Preston got his liver screened at the Flag Market last month after three hospital cancellations and an incorrect referral. Paul Ridyard, of Plungington, had an abdomen ultrasound […]

4 months ago
Preston’s football fanzone to return for Euro 2024 this summer

The fan zone in 2021 Preston’s fanzone will return this summer with all of the England Euro 2024 group games shown on the big screen at the Flag Market. Preston BID, in partnership with leading […]

4 months ago
TikTok influencers review The Spud Brothers’ famous jacket potatoes at Preston’s Flag Market

Jacob and Ollie line up at the Hot Potato Tram and are given a spud tutorial A popular TikTok duo, with over three million followers combined, visited Preston’s Flag Market last week to review The Spud Brothers hot potato tram. Ollie Ball and Jacob Pasquill, from […]

5 months ago
Preston Weekender postponed until 2024 due to Guild Hall ‘crumbly concrete’ roof

Event at the Flag Market Preston Weekender is due to go ahead in 2024 after a series of setbacks including the Guild Hall having ‘crumbly concrete’ in roof panels. The event is now due to […]

7 months ago
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