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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.

Taste test: How We Don’t Give A Fork will stand out in Preston

Food at We Don’t Give A Fork. Credit: Luke Beardsworth It’s been a little under a week since We Don’t Give A Fork opened its doors on Guildhall Street. They […]

9 hours ago
Children rescued from St Joseph’s Orphanage after becoming trapped

St Joseph's Orphanage has stood empty for years Pic: scrappynw St Joseph’s Orphanage has stood empty for years Pic: scrappynw Police have issued another warning for youths to stay away from the former St Joseph’s Orphanage in Preston city centre. […]

15 hours ago
Plans updated for new restaurant in Fishergate Baptist Church

The plans to convert Fishergate Baptist Church into a new restaurant have been updated. The Church, built in 1857, is located on the corner of Fishergate and Charnley Street. The new […]

21 hours ago
‘Selfish’ vandal wrecks Miller Park trees

Not the scene of a small tropical storm Pic: Maria Not the scene of a small tropical storm Pic: Maria It looks like strong winds have blown through one of Preston’s glorious parks. But it is a human hand which […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement How the weather looks for Preston Carnival and Armed Forces Day

Bright colours expected for the city's carnival as it returns this year Pic: Paul Melling Bright colours expected for the city’s carnival as it returns this year Pic: Paul Melling Two of the biggest events of Preston’s summer take place this weekend. Armed Forces Day […]

2 days ago
This Preston city centre pub is having a major revamp

The Stanley Arms closes until late July for a refurb The Stanley Arms closes until late July for a refurb A pub in the shadow of Preston Guild Hall is to be closed for a month during a refurb. The […]

2 days ago
Everything you need to know about Armed Forces Day in Preston

A colourful spectacle for Armed Forces Day in Preston A colourful spectacle for Armed Forces Day in Preston Armed Forces Day will be returning to Preston on Saturday (24 June). Here at Blog Preston, we have listed everything you […]

4 days ago
New tougher street drinking rules could be enforced in Preston

A council report says more needs to be done to tackle anti-social problems in the city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A council report says more needs to be done to tackle anti-social problems in the city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston looks set to have tougher rules applied to tackle […]

4 days ago
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