Preston’s Twinning Partnership Success

Alan Marley Vice Chairman of the Preston Twinning Partnership has sent Podio Preston the following information telling the story of Preston’s successful twinning partnership with four European cities.   ‘’At a time when the world is experiencing rapid change, where traditional relationships can become strained or broken and where crisis never seems to be far…

Egg Rolling With a Difference

For over 150 years Prestonians and people from the surrounding area have gone to Avenham Park on Easter Monday to take part in the traditional Egg Rolling. Due to the current Coronavirus social distancing advice, The Big Indoor Egg Roll is encouraging people to organise their own egg roll at home on Easter Monday. For…

An Old Fashioned Snowy, Chilly Easter Time

Header image: Mitchell and Kenyon collection, Preston Digital Archive. “Avenham Park, Preston. Easter Monday 1956”. November 18, 2010. Online image. Flickr. Available at: https://flic.kr/p/8Uwk3u   Podio Preston spoke to local historian and author Keith Johnson to find out how the people of Preston celebrated Easter in the past. Keith kindly sent us one of his…

Preston’s Green Volunteers

Podio Preston recently spoke to Rebekah Stevenson, Preston City Council’s Environmental Volunteers Officer to find out more about environmental volunteering opportunities with Preston City Council.   “After graduating from the University of Keele and working for a variety of environmental organisations I turned my skills towards helping my hometown grow and I now work at…