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Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 3)

 In this weeks Preston Past we take a look at the south side of Fishergate from where it meets with Church Street and continues in a westerly direction. At the junction of […]

9 years ago
World’s first Barbershop flash mob descends on Preston shopping centre

Barbershop Flashmob Passers by at a shopping centre in Preston had a lucky surprise today, witnessing the world’s first Barbershop harmony flash mob. At 3pm this afternoon, the main circle in St. […]

9 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 2)

Fishergate c.1898 Compare the above image of Fishergate around 1898 with the Fishergate 1952 below. It is interesting to note how much changed in only 50 years or so. Both images show the Gilbert Scott Town Hall, […]

9 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 1)

The three oldest streets in Preston are, Churchgate (now Church Street), Friargate and Fishergate. The latter has always been a thriving area for shoppers, places of entertainment and eventually the emergence […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Egg rolling to take over Avenham Park on Easter Monday

The annual tradition of Easter Egg rolling in Preston’s Avenham and Miller Park continues this year. On Easter Monday thousands of people are expected to line to the tops of […]

10 years ago
Preston shoppers braced for doughnut explosion as Krispy Kreme comes to city

Krispy Kreme doughnuts being handed out on the streets of Preston Preston’s shoppers will be able to tuck into a sweet American treat while going about their Christmas shopping this year. Doughnut chain Krispy Kreme will be opening up a store […]

10 years ago
Christmas market and late night shopping for Preston city centre during festive period

preston christmas lights Free parking, a Christmas market and late opening hours will be unleashed to help keep the festive pounds flowing in the city centre this December. Preston’s Business Improvement District (BID) […]

10 years ago
St. George’s hosts fourth successful student lock-in

Over nine thousand students from across the north west flocked to St George’s Shopping Centre for the fourth annual Student Lock-In last Tuesday. 46 retailers in the centre opened their doors […]

10 years ago
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