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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.

Explore Preston’s history with a new kind of A to Z

Frames parade at the Guild in 1952 Frames parade at the Guild in 1952 From cotton barons to clocks there’s all kinds of Preston history in a new book about the city. Preston A-Z is not the […]

8 hours ago
Climbing the UK’s Three Peaks won’t stop this Preston man’s fundraising efforts

These Preston Lads have completed the UK’s Three Peak challenge to raise money for their friend. Climbing the UK’s Three Peaks will not stop this Preston man from continuing his […]

18 hours ago
How we’re helping Summer Saturdays to happen on the Flag Market

Sun shines on a Flag Market event Pic: Tony Worrall Sun shines on a Flag Market event Pic: Tony Worrall A diverse summer of events is taking place on the city’s Flag Market and Blog Preston is helping to make […]

20 hours ago
Appeal after cyclist hurt in Guildway hit and run

Guild Way flyover Pic: Google Guild Way flyover Pic: Google A cyclist was hurt following a crash on Wednesday (24 May) evening. Preston Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident in Guildway, the A59 […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Foodbank art installation to be created on the Flag Market

A large-scale artwork highlighting the rising use of foodbanks in Preston and Lancashire is to be made on the city’s Flag Market. Making A Mark brings together artists and makes […]

2 days ago
Here’s how many motorists have been caught by London Road cameras

Average speed camera in London Road Average speed camera in London Road More than a year on from average speed cameras being introduced along a stretch of road from Preston city centre to Walton-le-Dale more than […]

2 days ago
Man who died after collapsing at Preston hotel is named

Clifton Hotel in Fishergate Hill Pic: Google Clifton Hotel in Fishergate Hill Pic: Google Police have named a man who died after collapsing at a hotel in Preston city centre. A 35-year-old man was taken to hospital […]

4 days ago
Muslim evening school in Preston hands out free meals to neighbours

Pupils at Kashiful pose with one of the homes they visited Pic: Bernice Marie Newton Pupils at Kashiful pose with one of the homes they visited Pic: Bernice Marie Newton A year on from the Manchester Arena attack and a Muslim evening school in Preston […]

4 days ago
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