Preston Pals

Preston an armed camp? Munitions workers turn yellow

The Dick Kerr factory in 1916 Pic: Preston a military camp? In August 1914 war fever gripped the nation. Preston was a garrison town and a major railway hub, thus it rapidly became an armed camp with […]

7 months ago
Preston Pals to be remembered in service at Preston Railway Station

Amongst the hustle and bustle of the city’s railway station there will be a moment taken to mark the Preston Pals. The station was a key gateway for soldiers heading […]

4 years ago
In pictures: Commemorative Centenary Service in memory of The Preston Pals

A memorial service for the Preston Pals was held at 11.00am on Saturday 23rd July 2016 in Preston Railway Station; in attendance was the Deputy Lord Lieutenant, The High Sheriff of […]

6 years ago
Preston Pals role in the Battle of the Somme to be marked at Preston Station

A minutes silence is to be held to commemorate the moment the Preston Pals took part in the battle of the Somme. The Preston Pals War Memorial trustees have arranged […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Pals War Memorial Commemorative Service at Preston Station

On 23 July 1916 the Preston Pals saw their last major action at Bazentin-le-Petit on the Somme. Many were killed and wounded, and for this reason a Commemorative Service was […]

8 years ago
Preston Pals flower beds at Miller Park

A small part of Victorian Miller Park has been converted into a tribute to Prestonians who served their county in the First World War. The flower bed at the top […]

8 years ago
Volunteers still needed to tell the story of the Preston Pals

The Preston Pals queue at Preston rail station The Pals for Life project is still looking for volunteers to come forward and help. This is an exciting opportunity for young people and adults to learn about the First […]

8 years ago
Pals for Life project still needs volunteers

Back in November and February we reported about a film to be created detailing the story of the Preston Pals. Arts group Rowbot Street received £48,200 from the Heritage Lottery […]

8 years ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures Old Cock YardAngelo'sA Slice Of Avenham StreetBaker Street Bar SignWallace & Gromit Bench SculptureW H & J Woods, Tobacco Manufacturers21.04.17 - Preston [Treasure Hunter]The Demolition Continues 24-05-2022 a View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.