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Centenary Fields to be unveiled in Avenham and Miller Parks to mark WW1 fallen

 Ribblesdale Place entrance to Avenham Park Pic: Google Part of Avenham and Miller Parks is being designated as a Centenary Field to honour the memories of soldiers who fought and […]

3 years ago
Preston Remembers project looking for volunteer WW1 tour guides

Preston Remembers is a partnership project that is joining together the activities, exhibitions and events that are happening from 2014 – 2018 in Preston to mark the centenary of the First World […]

6 years ago
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 […]

6 years ago
The people of Preston unite to remember the fallen

There is no doubt about it that Prestonians know how to show their respect and appreciation when it matters. Today, Sunday 9 November, unprecedented crowds gathered together at the War […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Museum of Lancashire present ‘Notes from the front’

Showing for today only, 29 October 2014, at the Museum of Lancashire, there is a performance from The Northumberland Theatre Company of ‘Notes from the front’. This presentation is a one […]

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
‘King’s Shilling’ re-enactment on Preston Railway Station

On Monday 4 August at 11am a reconstruction of the ‘Giving of the King’s Shilling’  took place using two platforms.  The ‘King’s Shilling’ is an old armed forces tradition dating back […]

7 years ago
1,956 candles lit at the War Memorial for Preston’s fallen in WWI

On Monday evening very large crowds gathered on Preston’s Flag Market to witness 1,956 lit candles being placed around the base of the War Memorial by volunteer carriers to signify the war’s […]

7 years ago
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