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Victorian gin palace opens in former Victorian Church Street premises

Hogarths, the latest hostelry to appear in Preston which opened 5 December, is quaintly described as a “Victorian Style Gin Palace”. The premises of the former Academy in Church Street has been […]

7 years ago
Local history author David Hindle at Waterstones for new book signing

With twelve published books under his belt, David Hindle has proved he is a well seasoned author of local and natural history. His latest book, Victorian Preston, takes the reader […]

7 years ago
What Victorian Benefactors Did For Preston

The industrial era is one easy to overlook in a provincial context in the face of what I and people of varying ages learnt in school. We are granted a rough idea about how life changed, but my education in the matter was confined to general developments leading up to the years when Victoria was on the throne. But what of the individuals who sought to change Preston for the better?

11 years ago
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