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Preston funeral directors invite residents to hang stars on memorial Christmas tree

Local funeral directors H. J. Whalley and Sons have invited residents to hang stars on a memorial Christmas tree to honour loved ones lost in 2021. The firm, part of […]

5 months ago
Painted stones taken from marathon runner Ben Ashworth’s memorial

Ben Ashworth's memorial. Pic: Louise Harlow Painted stones that were placed at Ben Ashworth’s memorial have been moved since. Ben’s widow Louise posted on Facebook asking for the public’s help if they knew who had taken […]

1 year ago
Memorial garden given the green light at Royal Preston Hospital

Designs for the memorial garden at Royal Preston Hospital A memorial garden aimed at providing a lasting tribute to lives lost has been selected to benefit from Aviva’s community fund. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity wants to create a space […]

2 years ago
‘Shocking’ red brick wall at Preston Cenotaph site

As work continues at the Preston Cenotaph site many recent visitors commented on the ‘ugliness’ of a large circular red brick wall under construction around the memorial. Indeed, the shocking […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Policewomen memorial garden opens

Memorial garden unveiled in honour of two policewomen killed in a gun and grenade attack. Pcs Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes, lost their lives responding to a burglary reported in […]

9 years ago
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