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Beer festival planned for St Walburge’s has been cancelled

The Preston Beer Festival in 2015 Previous beer festival at St Walburge’s A beer festival planned for the city during May has been cancelled. Beer Fest @ Walburges was due to take place from Friday 11 […]

3 years ago
Beer festival returning at St Walburge’s

The Preston Beer Festival in 2015 The beer festival in St Walburge’s church hall in 2015 A beer festival is returning in the shadow of Preston’s tallest spire. Beer Fest @ Walburges takes place at the […]

4 years ago
New student flats near St Walburge’s Church due to approval

How the view to St Walburge's Church would look How the view to St Walburge’s Church would look The initial go-ahead on a major new block of student flats close to St Walburge’s Church has been granted. An empty […]

4 years ago
Major student flats plan on former Preston social club site

The new flats would be seven storeys high at their peak The new flats would be seven storeys high at their peak A former social club is due to be torn down as more student flats are built just a stones […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement View from St Walburge’s church spire during Heritage Open Day

Looking towards the city centre from St Walburge's Pic: Benny Mc'Nally This is the view from the tallest church spire in England, on a traditionally gloomy and overcast Preston day. Heritage Open Days have seen buildings throw open their doors for […]

5 years ago
Preston Beer Festival opens in St Walburge’s church hall

Peter Gillet, far left, and the beer festival team Preston Beer Festival has opened its doors for a 23rd time in the city. St Walburge’s church hall plays host to the annual alefest with 56 real ales and 12 […]

6 years ago
Preston Beer Festival returns at St Walburge’s Church for four days

The Preston Beer Festival in 2015 More than 80 beers and ciders are to be on offer at the Preston Beer Festival. Returning for a 24th year the beer festival takes place for four days in […]

6 years ago
Lee Wilson jailed: Burglar who stole from St Walburge’s church is sentenced

St Walburge's Church was targeted during a burglary Pic: Tony Worrall (of St Walburge's) A burglar who stole from an iconic church in Preston has been jailed. Preston Police say Lee Wilson, 37, of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court on […]

6 years ago
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