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A potted history of a local public transport company whose existence spanned over 100 years

Following the closure of John Fishwick and Sons, Leyland, on 24th October, 2015, local historian, Heather Crook, looks into the history of the ubiquitous ‘green bus’ public transport company since […]

6 years ago
First World War Soldiers Remembered at St Mary’s Church, Penwortham

Heather Crook, Editor of The Preston Magazine, would like the people of Preston, and in particular the Penwortham area, to know of a quest to find information of the men […]

6 years ago
Read the September issue of The Preston Magazine

The 20th issue of the Preston Magazine has been released exploring the history of the city. In this issue of the magazine there is fabulous amount of local historical reading matter; a […]

7 years ago
The Penwortham Magazine: Issue 28 of the local history mag released

The latest issue of the Penwortham Magazine, now up to its 28th edition, has been released. Started by Penwortham resident Heather Crook the magazine is a collection of nostalgia, history […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Historical Society wins Lottery Award

The Preston Historical Society (P.H.S.) is extremely pleased to announce the launch of our recent ‘Big Lottery’ funded outreach project known as ‘Reaching Out To The Community’. With the success […]

8 years ago
New local history magazine brings Preston’s heritage to the masses

preston history magazine A new magazine celebrating Preston’s history has been launched across the city. The brainchild of Penwortham resident Heather Crook the 24-page mag has been distributed in various outlets. Crook explains […]

9 years ago
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