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The disastrous Preston zoo, a Victorian folly?

Farringdon Park gates Once there stood a pleasure palace, green and magnificent, it was billed as “The most charming resort in Lancashire” – and it was in Preston. For a short time in […]

3 months ago
New book marks anniversary of ukulele star George Formby’s fiancee Pat Howson

A new book published by Lancashire Media, ‘Formby’s Lost Love – The untold story’, written by Andrew Atkinson is released to commemorate the anniversary of Pat Howson’s death. Ukulele legend George […]

6 years ago
Book about George ‘Formby’s lost love’ by Preston author closer to being published

Preston born author Andrew Atkinson is a step closer to getting his book ‘Formby’s Lost Love’ published after further interest from a London publisher. Austin Macauley, based in Canary Wharf, […]

6 years ago
Preston author reveals his unpublished story of George Formby’s fiancee, Pat Howson

PRESTON born author Andrew Atkinson is hoping that it will ‘Turn Out Nice Again’ in his search for a sponsor/publisher for the book he is writing on ukulele legend George […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Anniversary of ‘Ukulele king’ George Formby’s death and his link to Preston

Not many people know this but….there is a sad anniversary coming up at the beginning of March. George Formby, who was born in 1904, died in Preston on Monday, March […]

9 years ago
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