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More libraries ready to re-open in Preston and South Ribble

lancashire-libraries-archives-museums-to-close Lancashire County Council will be reopening three additional libraries in Preston and South Ribble on Wednesday 19 August, but people will still need to book an appointment before visiting. The […]

10 months ago
Home library service resumes across Preston

June Dearden People who have benefited from Lancashire County Council’s Home Library Service have said it is “marvellous” the service has resumed. The service is available to those across Preston and the […]

10 months ago
A new chapter for Penwortham community centre as library opens its doors

A community library has opened in Penwortham, marking a new chapter for the Priory Lane Community Centre. Volunteers and members of Penwortham Town Council have worked tirelessly for more than […]

2 years ago
Lostock Hall library and children’s centre to close this month

Lostock Hall library has now closed Pic: Google Lostock Hall library will close its door at the end of November. Lancashire County Council has announced plans to close the site of Lostock Hall library and children’s centre at […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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
Preston in the Picture: A Busty Nymph

This week’s picture comes from the Harris Museum collection and is a sculpture by George Frederick Watts. The sculpture is of the sea-nymph Clytie, captured here in black and white […]

9 years ago
National Storytelling Week ‘poorly promoted’

Britain may be celebrating National Storytelling Week – but Preston is lagging behind. The Harris Library has struggled to get an audience for its “story time” group, which runs twice […]

10 years ago
Fears for Preston’s libraries amid council cuts

Preston’s libraries could be under threat next week as the council finalises plans to cut staff. At a cabinet meeting earlier this month, Lancashire County Council unveiled plans to reduce […]

10 years ago
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