Were your school days your best days?
Local historian Keith Johnson recalls the Preston businessman who put bananas in the nation’s fruit bowls
Historian Bill Davis revisits the day a night at the movies put Preston at the heart of a nationwide moral uproar
Henry Kitching had left Lancashire for a new life in Australia but after the First World War broke out he made the long journey back, James Graves reports
In my recent post came my first picture from a Burnley reader following on some of my comments about the Industrial Revolution in Lancashire .
Firstly a couple of new points for a new month. It was in this week in 1721 that Sir Robert Walpole became the first Prime Minister of Britain.
Our antiques expert Allan Blackburn takes a look at what first introduced him to antiques...
Local historian Keith Johnson takes a look at a tragic suicide which resulted from the brutality of war...
British Leyland dominated the domestic motoring scene making some of the most famous names on the nation’s roads during the 1970s and 1980s.
A chance discovery has led to a fascinating new book revealing the life and times of a Lancashire craftsman from the 18th century
Our antiques expert Allan Blackburn looks at a new trend in cutlery...
Local historian Keith Johnson looks back at the shocking death of a young lad attacked by a mad dog
This week marks the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force, here Mike Hill looks at the long relationship between Lancashire’s plane makers and the nation’s armed forces
With Europe in the grip of the First World War, local historian Keith Johnson looks back to Easter in Preston 100 years ago
My first picture today is not a trick leading up to April Fool’s day on April 1.
This week marks 50 years since construction started on what would become the largest bus terminal in the UK. James Graves looks back at the birth of Preston Bus Station