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Avenham and Miller Parks unveiled as Centenary Fields

Plaque and interpretation board at the entrance to Avenham Park Avenham and Miller Parks have been dedicated as ‘Centenary Fields’ to remember those who lost their lives in conflict and […]

3 years ago
Watch as lone piper plays at 6am for Preston Remembrance

The piper plays Battles O'er Pic: Michael Porter The piper plays Battles O’er Pic: Michael Porter A lone piper stood on the steps of Preston Minster ahead of dawn breaking over the city on Armistice Day. Part of […]

3 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 […]

3 years ago
Parking wardens will be ‘sympathetic’ on Remembrance Sunday

Preston City Council says it will be “sympathetic” with parking restrictions on Remembrance Sunday. However normal parking regulations will apply. Hundreds of veterans and civvies are expected to take to […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Army gather at Preston Minster to remember the fallen

A formal dress cap and badge inside the Minster with the soldiers in the background during the service A formal dress cap and badge inside the Minster with the soldiers in the background during the service Pic: Sgt Jamie Peters RLC Preston Minster fell silent during Friday to mark […]

4 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 […]

4 years ago
Preston pauses on Remembrance Sunday to remember the fallen

Preston paused to pay its respects to those who lost their lives in conflict. The Flag Market was the location for the Remembrance Day service. Dignitaries paraded from the Markets […]

5 years ago
Folk trio to play concert among Preston’s war graves in cemetery

William Young, who received the Victoria Cross, is buried in Preston Cemetery where the folk band will play The Preston men who gave their lives in the First World War are to be remembered during Remembrance weekend. A free event at Preston Cemetery is to see a guided […]

5 years ago
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