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Preston City Centre

The city centre includes the administrative and main shopping areas of the city. The city’s law courts are found here, police station, town hall and of course Preston Bus Station. The electoral ward is known as Town Centre despite the change to city status.

Giant dinosaurs entertain crowds at St George’s Shopping Centre

The T-Rex was a hit with children of all ages The T-Rex was a hit with children of all ages A 17-foot dinosaur was roaming around a Preston shopping centre on Saturday. Families visited the T-Rex and the baby dinosaurs […]

16 hours ago
Major new apartments plan for Winckley Square sports hall

The Garden Street scheme has been mothballed since 2010 The Garden Street scheme has been mothballed since 2010 A former sports hall off Winckley Square is set for a new lease of life. Proposals from Northern Estates Limited want […]

21 hours ago
James Knowles missing: Police appeal to trace teenager

James Knowles James Knowles Police have launched a search for a missing teenager from Preston. James Knowles, 13, was last seen on Friday (18 August). The teenager has strong links to the […]

23 hours ago
Feast for Peace celebrates Preston’s diversity

Chefs at the ready! Chefs at the ready! A celebration of the world’s cuisine took place on the Flag Market during Saturday. Feast for Peace returned with chefs from three continents using food which […]

23 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement There’s a new dessert restaurant opening in Preston

A selection of desserts on offer at Kaspas Pic: ChronicleLive A selection of desserts on offer at Kaspas Pic: ChronicleLive A new dessert restaurant is opening in Preston city centre. Empty retail units have been below the Premier Inn facing […]

1 day ago
This is how former sorting office in Preston will look

The luxury apartments will be inside the restored grade-II building The luxury apartments will be inside the restored grade-II building Work is shortly due to begin on converting a former Post Office sorting office into luxury apartments. Planning permission was […]

2 days ago
Bar at Preston Railway Station to change its name

Waiting at Preston Railway Station Pic: 70023venus2009 Waiting at Preston Railway Station Pic: 70023venus2009 The pub within Preston Railway Station is to change its name. A major revamp of Hero’s Bar and Uppercrust is proposed. Part of […]

3 days ago
Getting a taxi in Preston is about to become more costly

Taxi lines at Preston Railway Station Pic: Tony Worrall Taxi lines at Preston Railway Station Pic: Tony Worrall Taxi fares in Preston are due to rise after lobbying from drivers. Representatives of the RMT Union put their case for […]

4 days ago
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