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Preston’s buildings bathed in yellow to remember those we have lost to Covid

Yesterday (Tuesday, 23 March) marked one year since the UK went into lockdown for the first time. Buildings across Preston were lit up in yellow to mark the occasion. End […]

6 months ago
Soldier memorial artwork opposite Clayton-le-Woods school torn down by vandals

Police are investigating an act of vandalism where a Silent Soldier (pictured left) has been torn down on Sheep Hill Brow opposite Clayton-le-Woods Primary School in Chorley. The offence occurred […]

11 months ago
Watch the Remembrance Sunday services for Preston and South Ribble as they go virtual

A reminder of the pandemic at the Remembrance Service in Preston Pic: Paul Melling Remembrance Sunday was marked in the midst of the Covid pandemic with virtual services and social distancing. Both Preston City Council and South Ribble Borough Council offered an online way […]

11 months ago
Telling the stories of those remembered on Fulwood’s war memorial in Harris Park

The Fulwood war memorial is within the grounds of Harris Park One of Preston’s war memorials is able to be accessed this weekend. Tucked away in Harris Park, in the grounds of the former orphanage, is the Fulwood war memorial. As […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Co-Op creating a remembrance poppy wall in Preston

Ahead of Armistice Day, Mckenna Funeralcare on Meadow Street, will erect a wall of remembrance for members of the community to pay their respects to, and commemorate, British military servicemen and women […]

11 months ago
New war memorial will be dedicated on Remembrance Sunday to replace lost Ashton tribute

St Michael's Church A lost war memorial has been re-created by a member of the local Armed Forces Veterans gardening project. The panels will be dedicated at the Remembrance service at St Michael’s […]

2 years ago
Pictures as Preston marks Remembrance Sunday for Armistice100

The city centre fell quiet as the 11th hour of the 11th day was reached. Preston’s Remembrance event saw a large crowd brave the weather for the service on the […]

3 years ago
Pictures as Penwortham joins Armistice Day Remembrance

The Penwortham Remembrance service procession 2018 Pic: Chris Hough The Penwortham Remembrance service procession 2018 Pic: Chris Hough Penwortham came to a standstill for the annual Remembrance parade. This year’s service marked 100 years since the guns fell silent […]

3 years ago
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