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Looking at the history of the Ribble Steam Railway as it reopens for business

Steam train Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker The Ribble Steam Railway reopens this weekend (Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 May). New attractions include murals of famous locomotives. Images are by the author and were shot prior to […]

2 months ago
Things to do in Preston during the 2019 summer holidays

Enjoying an ice cream at the show The summer of 2019 is nearly upon us! The weather might be undecided as to what season it is but the kids will certainly let us know they’re off school […]

2 years ago
Preston steam rail museum lands funding for new exploration centre

A Ribble Steam rail service in operation PicL Tony Worrall A Ribble Steam rail service in operation PicL Tony Worrall Bringing Preston’s rail heritage to life is the mission of an extension to the Heritage Railway Museum at Preston Docks. […]

3 years ago
Santa specials returning to Ribble Steam Railway

A Santa's Special on the line in 2010 Pic: Johnny English A Santa’s Special on the line in 2010 Pic: Johnny English A fixture of Preston’s run up to Christmas is the steam specials at the city’s vintage railway. Steaming along […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Colourful mazes, wrestling shows and Asian Mela: What’s on at Preston’s Flag Market during summer 2016

An outdoor maze is part of the events on the Flag Market this summer From wrestling to Roald Dahl classics there’s something happening every Saturday on the Flag Market until the end of August. Preston City Council has announced what’s on with events beginning […]

5 years ago
New Preston Docks flats due for approval despite Ribble Steam Railway objections

An artist impression of the Maritime Way flats and a Ribble Steam Railway engine in operation New flats on Preston’s Docks could be approved on a second time of asking. Midland House office block could be converted to be home to 25 apartments. Currently standing empty […]

5 years ago
Seven ways you can volunteer in Preston during 2016

Ribble Steam Railway and the Healthy Planet book shop in the Fishergate centre Pics: Tony Worrall If you’ve been inspired by the voluntary work of Preston’s Kathleen Derbyshire we thought you might want to put your spare time to good use. There are a host of […]

6 years ago
Book your Santa Special experience at Ribble Steam Railway

Ribble Steam Railway will play host to special visits from Santa this Christmas, with bookings now open to guarantee your family get chance to meet the man himself. This family […]

6 years ago
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