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Preston in the Picture – June Desktop Wallpaper

Preston is blessed with some great canal walks and it was while out walking close to the new Ribble Link sculpture that this photograph was taken.  The canal boats were […]

7 years ago
Notable People Of Preston – Frances Lady Shelley 1787 to 1873

The Making Of A Society Lady Born Frances Winckley in 1787, into a large house on the south side of Fishergate, between Cannon Street and New Cock Yard, Preston, she […]

8 years ago
Preston in the Picture: Strange coloured things

strange coloured things at Preston Docks This week’s Preston in the Picture shot features – well to be honest, I don’t know what it features. I was out and about around the docks looking for some […]

9 years ago
Preston in the Picture: Bridge over the Ribble

bridge over the ribble There are a few bridges over the River Ribble in Preston but the bridge at Brockholes, close to the Tickled Trout Hotel must be the busiest. At one time many […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston in the Picture – The Darwen and the Ribble

the darwen and the ribbile The River Ribble is normally the river you always associate with Preston but there’s another river that runs through the City that is not quite so well known and that’s […]

9 years ago
Preston in the Picture: Riding into the park

guild wheel Perhaps it’s the Bradley Wiggins effect or it may just be down to the Guild Wheel but there’s no doubt about it, more people are getting out on their bikes […]

9 years ago
Preston in the Picture: Friendly Engines

ribble steam railway friendly engine Last weekend was a ‘friendly engines’ weekend down at the Ribble Steam Railway museum in Preston. Now I’ve got to admit, I’ve never actually got around to visiting the museum […]

9 years ago
Preston in the Picture: Flood Risk?

river ribble I had planned a completely different photo for this week but the lousy weather and other commitments have combined to scupper my plans. Instead my picture this week is one […]

9 years ago
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