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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.

Vigil in memory of New Zealand mosque attack victims to take place on Preston’s Flag Market

A crisp day on the Flag Market with the Harris Museum in the background. Pic: @jg_hickey Preston is being urged to stand together in a vigil for those who died in the Christchurch mosque attack. The city’s Faith Forum, made up of representatives from across churches, […]

6 hours ago
Man and two teens charged with Manchester Road disorder

The incident took place near Cardinal Newman College in Manchester Road Pic: Google Three people will appear in court on Monday in connection with a violent incident in Frenchwood. Preston Police were called to Manchester Road, near Cardinal Newman College, on Monday 4 […]

24 hours ago
Comedy show Women Who W*** coming to Preston

Joanne Tremarco Hit improvised comedy show Women Who W*** is coming to the Stanley Arms. The award-winning show, performed by Joanne Tremarco, first came to Preston in 2016 as the centrepiece of […]

1 day ago
Two stalls close down in Preston Market Hall

The former soup and takeaway food stall in the Market Pic: Blog Preston Two food stalls in Preston Market have closed down. Pizza Box and Crunchy Croutons shut up shop in recent weeks. Notices appeared on the stall in the Market Hall during […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement Flowers and cocktails as Preston duo bring ‘experience events’ to the city

Helen Brady and Nicola Darwen are running the events Learning flower arranging skills while sipping a cocktail is to take place in Preston city centre. Two friends from the city are bringing their workshops with a difference to Preston. […]

2 days ago
Pictures show River Ribble bursting banks as flood warnings in force

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby Flood warnings remain in force for the River Ribble at Preston as the river begins to burst its banks. Two sections of the river are rising rapidly following heavy rain […]

2 days ago
Preston youngsters march through the city in climate change protest

The climate change march in Fishergate during Friday Pic: Jack Dinsley Climate change campaigners skipped school during Friday to make their voices heard on the issue. Around 50 young people and an additional other 50 adults were in attendance in Preston […]

2 days ago
Knives and drugs off Preston’s streets as four arrests made

Drugs, mobiles phones, knives and cash were found Pic: Preston Police A haul of drugs and weapons are now off Preston’s streets. Preston Police released a picture of what they had uncovered from one 18-year-old, a 16-year-old and 15-year-old boy and […]

3 days ago
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