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Preston Remembers: Prestonians urged to come forward with First World War family memories

Fred Sandiford fought in the First World War Prestonians are being asked to help find memories of the First World War. The Preston Remembers project is looking for any stories about your Preston relatives to be part of […]

5 years ago
Preston Remembers with D Troop on parade

As part of the events and activities in Preston for the Heritage weekend, Paul Melling went down to the Flag Market to see the action there on Saturday. First World […]

5 years ago
Preston Remembers: Flag Market to be transported back to outbreak of First World War

Preston Pals on the Flag Market in 1914 Prestonians are being invited to find out the impact the first months of the First World War had on the city. The Heritage Open Weekend sees buildings in Preston opened […]

5 years ago
1,956 candles lit at the War Memorial for Preston’s fallen in WWI

On Monday evening very large crowds gathered on Preston’s Flag Market to witness 1,956 lit candles being placed around the base of the War Memorial by volunteer carriers to signify the war’s […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Station Free Buffet 1915 to 1919 commemoration event

  Yesterday, 25 March 2014, the waiting room on Preston Railway Station was put to good use in an event organised by Preston Remembers, re-creating the inception of the Sailors’ […]

5 years ago
Return to Preston Station: Soldiers and Sailors ‘free buffet’

On Tuesday 25 March, actors will re-create the ‘free buffet’ laid on for tired soldiers and sailors offered by Preston women during World War 1. Come down to Preston railway […]

5 years ago
Chance for volunteers to help preserve Preston war memorials

The war memorial in the cemetery will be the focus for the service A workshop is being held on Wednesday for those interested in helping to care for local war memorials. Researchers and historians in the city want to work with volunteers to […]

6 years ago
Cenotaph in lights to remember Preston’s fallen soldiers

The Cenotaph lit up in November Artist Andy McKeown brought the Market Place to life on Saturday evening with a breathtaking show of light and image projections onto the Cenotaph with a narrative of the stories […]

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