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Galloway’s Choir launches in Preston city centre

Galloway's Choir meets at Preston Central Methodist Church A free-to-attend choir sponsored by Galloway’s sight loss charity has launched in Preston City Centre. The choir is open to anyone, but is delivered in a way that is accessible […]

4 weeks ago
Preston city centre church’s donation box taken during break-in

St George the Martyr church off Lune Street in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston city centre church has been targeted by thieves. Anglican church St George the Martyr just off Lune Street in George’s Road has been damaged during a break-in. The […]

4 months ago
Talk in Preston about historic diary saved from the incinerator

The Lancashire Distress - The Soup-Kitchen, Crooked Lane. Taken from The Illustrated London News Pic: Preston Digital Archive The next of Preston Historical Society’s monthly talks is about the diary of a Lancashire weaver. Luckily the document survived the days when material of immense value to future generations […]

6 months ago
New talk Brilliantly Brutal to look at Preston Bus Station

Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall A new talk titled Brilliantly Brutal will take a look at Preston Bus Station. Michael Akers will discuss the love/hate fascination with the 1960s brutalist building at the event on […]

7 months ago
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Talk to explore the pain of Windrush for Preston’s Caribbean community

Old photo of Empire Windrush A Preston Historical Society talk will tell the stories of the city’s Caribbean community. The community, which has lived in Preston for over 70 years, has faced challenges and enjoyed […]

8 months ago
Upcoming talk to share yet more scandalous stories from Winckley Square

Scandalous Stories In March 2022, a talk covered a number of scandalous stories linked to Winckley Square. The event proved so popular that an extra date was added to meet demand.  Now, […]

1 year ago
Preston carol services taking place in the run up to Christmas

St George's christmas trees A number of carol services are taking place in Preston in the run up to Christmas. On Saturday 17 December at 12.30pm, Carols on the Flag Market will see an […]

1 year ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week August 27 to September 2

Preston's skyline over the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall This week, Preston saw a raft of development announcements, with new pictures showing the scale of the upcoming Percy Street high-rises and new apartments planned for Lune Street in Preston […]

2 years ago
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