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Vigil in memory of New Zealand mosque attack victims to take place on Preston’s Flag Market

A crisp day on the Flag Market with the Harris Museum in the background. Pic: @jg_hickey Preston is being urged to stand together in a vigil for those who died in the Christchurch mosque attack. The city’s Faith Forum, made up of representatives from across churches, […]

2 years ago
Preston youngsters march through the city in climate change protest

The climate change march in Fishergate during Friday Pic: Jack Dinsley Climate change campaigners skipped school during Friday to make their voices heard on the issue. Around 50 young people and an additional other 50 adults were in attendance in Preston […]

2 years ago
Preston pupils join worldwide climate change protest

Banner unfurled on the Flag Market by school strike action group in Preston Pic: Jim Beattie Pupils from across schools in Preston have skipped class to protest about inaction on climate change. Dozens of pupils staged a sit-down protest on the Flag Market by Preston Cenotaph. […]

2 years ago
A riot of colour as Preston welcomes the Year of the Pig

The Flag Market and Harris Museum were awash with colour as Prestonians gathered to welcome in The Year of the Pig on Saturday. Crowds gathered to watch the traditional lion […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ribble buses return to the city for one day only

Preston was transported back to a different age of bus travel on Saturday. Ribble Buses lined the Flag Market to mark the start of a new exhibition at the Harris. […]

2 years ago
Preston gets festive at the Christmas Lights Switch On 2018

Christmas is officially upon us after a spectacular Christmas lights switch on at the Flag Market. Hundreds of Prestonians braved the cold to see music and entertainment get the festive […]

2 years ago
Recap: Preston’s Christmas Lights 2018 switched on

Preston’s Christmas Lights are to be switched on during a glitzy ceremony on the Flag Market. Thousands of people are expected to line the city’s public square to see Coronation […]

2 years ago
Modern slavery exhibition will be on the Flag Market

The Freedom Bus A mobile exhibition raising awareness about human trafficking and modern day slavery will be in Preston city centre on Saturday 24 November. The exhibition will be located […]

2 years ago
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