Happy 130th birthday Lancashire Evening Post



This week marks the 130th anniversary of the first edition of the Lancashire Evening Post rolling off the presses. Local historian Keith Johnson looks at the early days of newspapers in Preston and embarks on a whistle-stop history of the county’s favourite daily read. The Lancashire Evening Post remains Preston’s leading newspaper after a lifetime that has seen many a local newspaper fall by the wayside.
In fact, as long ago as 1740 the first newspaper appeared on Preston’s streets. The Preston Journal only had a short existence with big news stories of the day likely to have been of the... read more

 
18 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 29
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