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Preston Samaritans appeal for support following difficult year for fundraising

The Preston Samaritans have appealed for public support following a difficult 17 months under lockdown. The charity has been unable to complete its usual fundraising activities, impacting its ability to […]

1 year ago
Lostock Hall Carnival and City of Preston running events to go ahead with reduced numbers

The popular Lostock Hall Carnival and City of Preston running events will go ahead with reduced entry numbers. Organisers have cancelled the carnival due to Covid-19 restrictions. The 5k race, […]

1 year ago
UCLan graduate challenges people to change the way they think about food

A former UCLan graduate and registered Clinical Psychologist is helping people to change the way they think about food and healthy living. Dr Victoria Baxter graduated from the Preston university […]

2 years ago
Preston photography project want your pictures of Lancashire – past and present

A Preston photography project is capturing the county and is looking for your photographs – old and new. Relative Strangers is a new photographic collective, working with Lancashire Archives, featuring […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement A big thumbs up for two Preston based Facebook social groups

Two of the latest phenomenon Facebook social groups to hit the scene are known as ‘You Know You’re from Preston When….’ and ‘Preston, Past and Present’. Each of the two […]

9 years ago
Protest outside city centre bank against investment in dirty energy

Local World Development Movement (WDM) activists yesterday protested outside a branch of HSBC on Fishergate hoping to make bankers come clean about their fossil fuel finance. The protest was part […]

9 years ago
Notable People of Preston: Marian Roberts 1920 – 2007

In many respects, Marian Roberts was one of Preston’s great historians of the twentieth century. Not only has she written numerous papers, now deposited in the University of Central Lancashire’s […]

9 years ago
Looking back at Preston Guild 2012: The Trade Procession in photos

We are almost at the end of the Preston Guild year of 2012. It will be another long 20 years before we see anything like it again. The Guild in […]

10 years ago
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