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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.

Protest outside Barclays in Fishergate sees slogans sprayed on windows

The protest outside Barclays Pic: Antony Lloyd The protest outside Barclays Pic: Antony Lloyd Police were called to a protest outside a bank in Preston city centre on Thursday morning. Graffiti had been sprayed onto the windows […]

11 hours ago
Here’s how many drivers have been caught by the Fishergate bus lane

The new signs in Fishergate for the bus lane Pic: Tony Worrall The new signs in Fishergate for the bus lane Pic: Tony Worrall Nearly 2,000 motorists have been caught using the Fishergate bus lane during restricted hours. Penalty notices for £60 […]

14 hours ago
Mothballed tram plan for Fishergate due to be resumed

An artist’s impression of how the tram would look running down Fishergate Proposals for trams to run down Fishergate are due to be put back in. Preston Trampower Ltd, who […]

19 hours ago
Fishergate to see additional security measures put in

Dusk falls over Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Dusk falls over Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Anti-terror measures are being put in place in Preston’s main shopping street. Lancashire County Council is putting in a number of heavy wooden […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Roadworks and lane closures blamed for Preston rush-hour gridlock

Winckley Square saw long queues as traffic struggled to escape the city centre Pic: Arj Naik Winckley Square saw long queues as traffic struggled to escape the city centre Pic: Arj Naik Preston crawled to a grinding halt during Tuesday’s rush hour. Traffic in the city […]

2 days ago
Fire service at scene in Manchester Road

Two fire engines in attendance at scene in Manchester Road. Credit: Tony Worrall Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service are currently in attendance at a scene in the city centre. Two […]

3 days ago
University’s city shop plays host to drop-off point for Mission Christmas appeal

Professor Mike Thomas, centre, joined a festive craft session at In The City Professor Mike Thomas, centre, joined a festive craft session at In The City A city centre shop run by Preston’s university has just over 24-hours left for you to drop […]

3 days ago
Huge new student flats block eyed up for Preston city centre building

Forresters' Hall in Great Shaw Street Pic: Brian Young Foresters’ Hall in Great Shaw Street Pic: Brian Young Major plans are being prepared for a large new block of student flats in Preston city centre. Kingswood Properties have commissioned […]

3 days ago
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