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 Belisama: Goddess of the River Ribble by Lorna Smithers
Belisama is the goddess of the river Ribble, which runs from Ribble Head in North Yorkshire, through Ribblesdale, Central Lancashire and out to the Irish Sea. Her name is […]9 years ago Preston in the Picture: 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 Preston in the Picture – The Darwen and the Ribble
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 Advertisement Advertisement Preston in the Picture: Riding into the park
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: Flood Risk?
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 Preston in the Picture: The Guild Wheel – Preston Skyline
This picture was taken from the banks of the River Ribble, close to the entrance to Preston Docks. It’s a stretch of the river that was once referred to locally […]9 years ago Preston in the Picture: The Train now Arriving…
I have a funny feeling this train was actually leaving Preston Station but that didn’t really work as a title! Having spent about half an hour on the old East […]9 years ago Most Discussed