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Family-friendly Lancashire Festival returning to Preston’s Miller Park for 2024

Performers on stage at a previous The Lancashire Festival The Lancashire Festival is returning to Preston for the first time since the pandemic. A celebration of creativity, community and the arts, the family-friendly festival will take place at Miller […]

3 months ago
Fire Garden display coming to Avenham and Miller Parks

Japanese rock garden in Avenham Park Pc: Geoff Whittaker Flaming paths and flowers will light up Preston before Christmas with fire displays coming to Avenham and Miller Parks next month. Produced by Walk the Plank, the events will go […]

8 months ago
Preston’s historical sites as they are now, a photo special

The North Union Railway bridge in summer Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker Many of Preston’s historic structures, parks and buildings are still in use today. In this photo special we look at what can be visited and how the sites have developed […]

2 years ago
New cycle link between Avenham Park and Preston railway station edges closer

Another view of the bridge, showing where the cycle path will join Lancashire County Council are bringing forward plans for a new cycle link between Avenham Park and Preston railway station. A public consultation is open till Friday 2 December, to get […]

2 years ago
Original hand-coloured postcards from Edwardian Preston

NUR railway bridge postcard Pic: Preston Digital Archive Always popular on postcards was Preston Guild. There was a Preston Guild held at the beginning of the Edwardian era, in 1902. This postcard proudly shows the coat of arms […]

2 years ago
Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay visiting Preston this weekend

A view over Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall The Queen’s Baton will travel through Preston this weekend, ten years after the Olympic Torch visited the city on route to the 2012 London Olympic Games. Preston will welcome the […]

2 years ago
Emergency services on scene as incident causes disruption through Preston Station

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Emergency services have been dealing with an incident that has caused major disruption through Preston Railway Station. All lines were blocked for a period from around 3pm today (Wednesday 25 […]

2 years ago
Preston’s Miller Park fountain finally flowing again

Miller Park fountain Pic: janettehall7 The fountain in Miller Park has been switched back on after being out of action since before the pandemic. Preston’s Instagram community was quick to spot the repair and begin […]

2 years ago
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