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Author dives into local history in new book ‘Celebrating Preston’

A Preston author has highlighted community history in a new book that celebrates local life. Keith Johnson, author of A-Z of Preston, Now That’s What I Call Preston, Preston at […]

8 months ago
Delve deep into Preston’s chilling past and discover the ‘Murders and Misdemeanours’ of years gone by

Prestonian author Keith Johnson has released a new book titled ‘Preston Murders and Misdemeanours.’ It is over 30 years since he wrote his first book ‘Chilling True Tales of Old […]

1 year ago
Preston’s military history explored in new book

Army on parade in Preston city centre From Fulwood Barracks, to Moor Park being an army training camp to the city’s Armed Forces Day each year the connection between Preaton and the military is a strong one. […]

3 years ago
New book tracks Preston from the swinging 1960s to early 1990s

Mum's and babies at Top Rank Mum’s and babies at Top Rank A Preston historian has pieced together a pictorial look at the city’s development from 1960s to the the early 1990s. Keith Johnson’s latest book […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Explore Preston’s history with a new kind of A to Z

Frames parade at the Guild in 1952 Frames parade at the Guild in 1952 From cotton barons to clocks there’s all kinds of Preston history in a new book about the city. Preston A-Z is not the […]

4 years ago
Preston and its workers, companies and trades explored in new book

Workers lay tarmac in Church Street in 1938 Workers lay tarmac in Church Street in 1938 Preston is no stranger to hard graft and it’s explored in this look back at firms and jobs which have come and […]

4 years ago
Wandering And Wondering – A Preston Magical History Mystery Tour

Local historian Keith Johnson, has published a wonderful little Preston based pocket book in which readers are invited on a tour to discover for themselves the changing face of Preston. Keith writes… “Perhaps, like […]

5 years ago
Preston author publishes new and exciting book on our city’s historic buildings

For all those who love to read about the history of Preston and especially it’s architecture, you will be in for a real treat. Keith Johnson’s latest superb offering of ‘Preston […]

6 years ago
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