Platinum Jubilee

Fulwood tree planting ceremony marks Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Preston Mayor Councillor Neil Darby with Co-op store manager Simon Taylor and attendees from local community groups A tree planting ceremony has marked the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year at the Fulwood Co-op shop in Garstang Road. A tree was planted by store manager Simon Taylor, director of […]

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Royal visit celebrates the 20th anniversary of Preston’s city status

The Countess of Wessex meeting Children who welcomed her into the city earlier today Pic: Preston City Council Earlier today Preston Markets was filled with crowds in anticipation for the arrival of the Earl and Countess of Wessex to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee and Preston’s 20th anniversary of […]

2 years ago
UCLan doctor lands two Queen’s awards for voluntary service

A senior UCLan academic has received two Queen’s awards after volunteering as an emergency service worker. UCLan’s Dr Tim Sanders, a senior clinical lecturer in rural medicine, received the Queen’s […]

2 years ago
Royal Preston Hospital consultant lands Platinum Jubilee medal

A local consultant in emergency medicine has received a special medal to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Consultant in Emergency Medicine Andy Curran was seconded from his role at Lancashire […]

2 years ago
Fulwood Barracks ceremony sees medals awarded on behalf of Queen

Over 50 personnel from the British army awarded special medals A ceremony has taken place in Preston to award HM the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee medals to over 50 personnel from the British Army’s Headquarters North West.  The medal was granted […]

2 years ago
Ashbridge Independent School and Nursery mark Jubilee with new multi-use facilities

Ashbridge Independent School and Nursery marked the Platinum Jubilee by adding a multi-useplay and learning area named Jubilee Park and the planting of a copse of trees for the Queen’s […]

2 years ago
Jubilee celebrations at Ingol community centre set new record

The local community getting together at the Intact centre A Preston community centre held its most popular ever event in the form of a free Arts and Food Festival where over 500 residents from Ingol, Tanterton, Cottam, Fulwood and […]

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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week June 4 to 10

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner After a busy bank holiday weekend celebrating The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Preston residents submitted their street party photos, with people enjoying food and drink with their neighbours across patriotically decorated communities. […]

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