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The Harris looking for Preston’s Second World War stories

Anthony Padgett on Lytham Sands The Harris is asking residents of Preston to share their Second World War stories with them. Working with the Imperial War Museum (IWM), support by funding from the Art Fund, […]

8 months ago
Preston veterans mark VJ Day when WWII fighting ended

The veterans stand to attention during the service Pic: John Duckworth The veterans stand to attention during the service Pic: John Duckworth Military veterans and dignitaries joined together to mark the anniversary of the end of fighting in the Second World […]

4 years ago
A sign of Preston past

Taking a stroll through the streets of Preston the visitor can sometimes stumble across surprising relics from the last war. Giant faded yellow letters spelling ‘EWS’ can be found on […]

8 years ago
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