Winckley Square statue gets a nose job!
As nose jobs go, it isn’t one to be sniffed at.
Repairing the weather-beaten features of Sir Robert Peel’s statue could prove a ticklish task in the £1.2 restoration of Preston’s Winckley Square.
The last attempt to give the former Prime Minister a new hooter left him with no bottom lip and a cheap stick-on snout.
Now a professional sculptor is being brought in to do a proper job, although the exact cost of the operation is being kept a closely-guarded secret.
“Sadly Sir Robert’s current nose doesn’t look too clever,” said landscape artist Ste Allan.
“It was a previous repair and it wasn’t... read more
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