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Watch the Remembrance Sunday services for Preston and South Ribble as they go virtual

A reminder of the pandemic at the Remembrance Service in Preston Pic: Paul Melling Remembrance Sunday was marked in the midst of the Covid pandemic with virtual services and social distancing. Both Preston City Council and South Ribble Borough Council offered an online way […]

4 weeks ago
Man in critical condition after electric bike crash near Preston’s Flag Market

The Flag Market in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall A man is in critical condition in Royal Preston Hospital after a crash this morning near the Flag Market. Lancashire Police said they were called at 4.30am on Friday (July […]

5 months ago
Pictures as Preston marks Remembrance Sunday for Armistice100

The city centre fell quiet as the 11th hour of the 11th day was reached. Preston’s Remembrance event saw a large crowd brave the weather for the service on the […]

2 years ago
How Preston will mark 100 years since the end of WWI

The Cenotaph during the 2017 remembrance service Pic: Paul Melling The Cenotaph during the 2017 remembrance service Pic: Paul Melling Preston will commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I with various Remembrance Sunday services taking place around […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Victoria Cross hero to have plaque at the Cenotaph

The plaque to be installed in the Flag Market The plaque to be installed in the Flag Market A Victoria Cross awarded soldier who now has a road named after him in the city is to be honoured. Preston […]

2 years ago
Preston marks Remembrance Sunday with parade

The Cenotaph during the 2017 remembrance service Pic: Paul Melling The Cenotaph was the focal point for the Remembrance service Pic: Paul Melling Preston came to a halt to remember its fallen soldiers. Remembrance Sunday was marked by a veterans […]

3 years ago
Details of Preston’s Remembrance service at the Cenotaph

Preston will pause to pay its respects to fallen soldiers during the annual service in the city centre. Remembrance Sunday sees a service led by the Mayor of Preston take […]

3 years ago
Preston Cenotaph is now a grade I listed monument

Cenotaph on a sunny morning in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s recently restored Cenotaph has been offered extra protection by being moved to become a grade I listed monument. The war memorial is a poignant reminder of all the lives […]

4 years ago
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