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Six-foot Tommies pop up in Preston to remember World War One heroes

Six-foot Tommies are popping up around Preston in remembrance of those who lost their lives in World War One. The transparent silhouettes are located at iconic places around the city […]

3 years ago
South Ribble students journey to Belgium to honour war heroes

Poppy and cross memorial The students laid a wreath at the grave of Corporal John McNamara VC A group of South Ribble students have journeyed to Belgium’s battlefields to honour local World War I soldiers. […]

3 years ago
Details of the Preston Remembers World War One walking tours

Three walking tours through Preston city centre will be held tomorrow (December 6) starting at midday. The tours are part of the Preston Remembers programme of World War One walking […]

6 years ago
Discover your family tree with library one-to-one sessions

Locals can trace their World War One ancestors online across events in Penwortham this summer, with the help of Lancashire County Council libraries. The one-to-one sessions will show people how […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement First World War Soldiers Remembered at St Mary’s Church, Penwortham

Heather Crook, Editor of The Preston Magazine, would like the people of Preston, and in particular the Penwortham area, to know of a quest to find information of the men […]

7 years ago
New book review: The story of the Preston Pals Memorial

In April 2008 Mrs Rita Finley, from Fulwood, wrote to the Lancashire Evening Post asking why there was no Memorial in Preston or in France to the memory of the […]

7 years ago
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