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Save Preston Bus Station campaigner speaks to Blog Preston

Following the recent news that Preston Bus Station looks set to be demolished I contacted John Wilson, who is at the forefront of the Save Preston Bus Station campaign. John tells me that all is not lost, the building can be saved. He knew the feasibility study was in the Council for discussion, but couldn’t get access to it. But is is out to look […]

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The Future of Preston Bus Station: Questions to be asked

Huge controversy has been unleashed in the last 24 hours about the future of Preston Bus Station. Paul D Swarbrick is a great believer in accepting that you cannot afford what you cannot afford. However, here are some questions Paul thinks we need to ask on this issue: 1) How much will it cost to demolish the present station and rebuild a new, smaller station […]

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Future of Preston Bus Station to be decided next week

Front page Preston news Iconic Preston Bus Station and Car Park is looking to be demolished (again) by Preston’s Councilors who see the upkeep of the building prohibitive. English Heritage and the 20th Century Society put the building forward for listing two times only for the Preston Council to fight against due to what seems now over optimistic hopes for the Tithebarn re-generagtion Scheme. Both […]

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BBC researcher looking for fans of Preston Bus Station

Are you a passionate fan of Preston Bus Station? A BBC researcher is looking for local Preston people who believe that the building should continue to be part of the Preston skyline rather than be demolished. The World Monument Fund says the bus station is among 67 heritage sites across the world added to the list of treasured places at risk. But Preston Council has earmarked […]

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Preston police promote Alcohol Awareness Week

Preston Police’s Licensing Team have been promoting positive drinking messages this week as part of Alcohol Awareness Week to raise awareness of the harms associated with binge drinking. The week started with 50 licensees from city centre licensed premises attending a meeting to discuss how they can work together to promote the city safely following the achievement of the Purple Flag award for a second […]

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Cyclists take to the Guild Wheel in fancy dress to raise funds for SPACE Centre

Twenty cyclists donned various fancy dress outfits to raise thousands of pounds for charity over the weekend. Led by Louise Taylor, the group raised £2,000 for the under-threat disability centre SPACE. The ride took them around the Guild Wheel cycle route, and riders came from as far as Blackpool to take part. The SPACE Centre on Pedder Lane has a black hole in its finances […]

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