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Winckley Square lit up by new lampposts

Removal of old lamppost. Pic: Pat Harrison Contractors have replaced temporary lampposts in Winckley Square this week. Modern temporary lamps were placed there after old heritage lampposts were removed after failing safety checks in September 2019. This […]

5 months ago
New videos explore the history of former Tulketh Hall site in Ashton-on-Ribble

A painting of the former Tulketh Hall Passionate campaigners are determined not to see the demise of much-loved former Star Youth Centre, Ashton, which had been put up for sale by Lancashire County Council. The group Friends of Tulketh […]

5 months ago
Preston Town Hall raises flags for South Asian Heritage Month

India and Pakistan flags above Town Hall Flags were raised alongside the Union flag at the front of Preston’s Town Hall over the weekend of 14-16 August to celebrate South Asian Heritage Month (SAHM). Read more: ‘I’m doing […]

10 months ago
Discover your family tree with library one-to-one sessions

Locals can trace their World War One ancestors online across events in Penwortham this summer, with the help of Lancashire County Council libraries. The one-to-one sessions will show people how […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement School children learn about the history of Preston’s fabulous Winckley Square

The Winckley Square Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) is now underway.  A group of 12 children from Grange Primary School visited on Friday 30 January. They carried out research and enjoyed […]

6 years ago
Return to Preston Station: Soldiers and Sailors ‘free buffet’

On Tuesday 25 March, actors will re-create the ‘free buffet’ laid on for tired soldiers and sailors offered by Preston women during World War 1. Come down to Preston railway […]

7 years ago
Preston Historical Society Heritage Open Day At St. John’s Minster

On Saturday 14th September the Preston Historical Society will be hosting an open day at St. John’s Minster on Church Street, Preston. The event will open from 10.00am until 4.00pm. […]

8 years ago
Review: A Performance Of Visio At The Harris Flights

On Monday evening 2nd September 2013, BlueStreak Arts in collaboration with Bordello Theatre gave a superb performance of a production called Visio. It was staged at the Harris Flights in […]

8 years ago
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