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Victorian Preston and the church building boom

Former Moor Park Methodist Church Pic: Anthony Parkes Many of the best buildings in Preston are churches. There was a great religious revival in the 19th century. As a result, many Churches of all denominations were built in Preston. […]

3 months ago
Night-time spire tours return to St Walburge’s

St Walburge's Church People with a head for heights can climb to the top of St Walburge’s. The Ashton-on-Ribble church’s popular Spire at Night tours will be running on Saturday 15 and Saturday […]

5 months ago
St Walburge’s Church to host community Christmas Carol Service

A winter sunset just beyond St Walburge's church's distinctive spire Pic: Tony Worrall On Thursday, December 9, St Walburge’s Church will host a Christmas Carols Service which will see schools of Preston come together and sing. In addition to hosting the schools of […]

6 months ago
St Walburge’s host Christmas Bazaar to raise funds to fix their roof

A street lamp burning bright near St Walburge's church Pic: Paul Melling St Walburge’s Church are hosting a Christmas Bazaar to raise funds for the renovation of their roof. The scaffolding is nearly all up around the roof, and once it is, […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week September 11 to 17

A view of Preston's skyline from Vernon Carus mill Pic: scrappyNW As Preston gears up for the City of Preston 10k, and with a bizarre fake news post involving the Sun Hotel appearing online, it’s safe to say the news has […]

8 months ago
St Walburge’s church appears in American Sci-Fi drama

Eagle-eyed viewer Russell J Baines noticed a familiar place whilst watching American drama ‘Debris.’ St Walburge’s Church was pictured in the scene. During the scene where Preston is mentioned, the […]

9 months ago
Preston People’s Choir celebrates 10th anniversary

The Preston People’s Choir is celebrating its tenth anniversary this month. Natural voice practitioner Moira Hill, who leads the choir, is part of a network of songwriters and choir leaders […]

10 months ago
Summer fundraising events to go ahead in person at St Walburge Church in Ashton-on-Ribble

Drone shot of St Walburge's at sunset Pic: Sky Eye Aerial Photography St Walburge Church in Ashton-on-Ribble are hosting a fundraising event on Sunday, August 1 from 12.30pm to 4pm. There will be stalls, games and refreshments and the whole community are […]

10 months ago
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