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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 […]

3 months 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 […]

4 months ago
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 […]

6 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 […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

9 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 […]

9 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 2)

Fishergate c.1898 Compare the above image of Fishergate¬†around 1898 with the¬†Fishergate 1952¬†below. It is¬†interesting to note¬†how much changed in only 50 years or so. Both images show the Gilbert Scott Town Hall, […]

9 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 1)

The three¬†oldest streets in Preston are, Churchgate (now Church Street), Friargate and Fishergate. The latter has always been a thriving area for shoppers, places of entertainment and eventually the emergence […]

9 years ago
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