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Preston joins bid to house Great British Railways headquarters

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Preston has joined a government competition that will see the city compete to be the home of the Great British Railways HQ. Lancashire County Council has led the bid by […]

2 months ago
Cottam Parkway train station consultation begins

A new train station in northwest Preston will see better transport links for jobs, business and leisure, according to Lancashire County Council. The Cottam Parkway Railway Station will be located […]

5 months ago
The Harry Potter train will travel through Preston Station between May and September

Harry Potter Train Hogwarts Express. Pic: Javipolinario The Pendle Dalesman, also known as the Hogwarts Express, will be running through Preston as part of its trip through the Dales. The train will be travelling along the Settle […]

1 year ago
Preston Railway Station staff racially abused as British Transport Police appeal for information

Police want to speak to the man pictured in connection with the incident Pic: British Transport Police The British Transport police are appealing for information concerning a man who racially abused a member of staff at Preston Railway Station. At 4.20pm on Tuesday 23 February a man […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Heritage Open Days, Saturday September 12

The restoration bill for St Walburge's runs into the hundreds of thousands of pounds Day three of Heritage Open Days weekend, exploring the hidden gems of Preston, is the busiest and liveliest yet, but where to start? We’ve hopefully made that decision a little […]

7 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 5)

Fishergate c.1901  This week we take the final part of our journey along the south side of Fishergate looking at the buildings, shops and alleyways going in a westerly direction. Looking at the […]

10 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 4)

 In this weeks Preston Past we continue with the changing views over 100 years along the south side of Fishergate in a westerly direction. In the above splendid image of Fishergate in 1902, we can […]

10 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 3)

 In this weeks Preston Past we take a look at the south side of Fishergate from where it meets with Church Street and continues in a westerly direction. At the junction of […]

10 years ago
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