Friday 11th of September 2015
1) It is estimated that the population of Preston is 129,000
2) On the 5th December 1958 Preston opened a By-Pass which was the first motorway in Britain eventually becoming part of the M6
3) Another First for Preston is that Kentucky Fried Chicken opened their first UK store in Preston in 1964
4) Actor Frederick John Inman who was best known for his role as Mr Humphries in are you being served was born in Preston.
5) Nick Park the Creator of Wallace & Gromit is from Preston