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Art intervention protest against new Preston sign’s ties to slavery and exploitation

The Preston sign with chains added for Tim's art intervention Pic: Tim Saunders A local artist has carried out an art intervention to protest against the new Preston sign’s ties to slavery and exploitation. The steel sign with rope woven through was unveiled […]

1 month ago
Preston textile industry encouraged to adopt digitalisation

A technology adoption programme is urging fashion and textile manufacturers in Preston to adopt digitalisation to help drive sustainability and growth. With over 1,000 manufacturers in the North West, the […]

4 months ago
A nostalgic journey around the former Horrocks Yard Works in Preston

With the recent announcement of the planned development of the Horrocks Yard Works site, I thought that it would be interesting to see how the Yard Works developed over time […]

7 years ago
The rise and fall of Preston’s cotton industry to be discussed at local history conference

Cotton workers in 1935 Cotton workers in 1935 Two history events will take place in the city next month offering those interested in local history the chance to find out more. The first is […]

9 years ago
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