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All is shipshape with Preston Sea Cadets headquarters makeover

On Wednesday 5 November 2014, the headquarters of the Sea Cadets in Strand Road, Preston was a hive of industry as several organisations came together to give the building a […]

7 years ago
Pictures show role Strand Road factory played in WWI

Inside the production hall on Strand Road As Preston prepares to honour those who fought in the First World War the lid has been lifted on how the city supplied shells to the front line. The Dick, […]

7 years ago
Preston motorists advised to take care after heavy rain in the city

Motorists in Preston are being advised to take care as floodwater settles on roads across the city. Preston has been lashed by heavy rain on Thursday evening, starting around 6pm […]

8 years ago
Colin Dickinson At The Preston Historical Society

At the meeting of the Preston Historical Society held on Monday 4th March, members and guests were presented with a superb talk and photographic slide show of the once ubiquitous […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Roadworks nightmare at Watery lane almost over

‘Nightmare’ roadworks due to be completed on 31st October. The A583 Watery Lane outbound near Strand Road has been closed due to roadworks for what seems like an eternity. New […]

9 years ago
The World beating Deltic engine returns home

This fantastic engne is at the Ribble Steam Railway Museum in Preston. The prototype Deltic has been loaned by the NRM and will remain at the railway for the 2013 […]

9 years ago
Volunteers aim to trace industrial heritage on Strand Road for Guild exhibition

strand road A project aiming to trace Preston’s industrial heritage is appealing for volunteers. Made in Preston aims to tell the stories of those who worked on Strand Road pioneering electric tram […]

9 years ago
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