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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.

Pop up ice cream stall launching in St George’s Shopping Centre

A pop up ice cream stall has launched in one of Preston’s most popular shopping centre’s. Owners of Friargate‘s Thai Street food bar, A Taste of Thailand, have decided to […]

2 hours ago
Huge plans to develop the church in Preston have been announced

A £1.5m plan to transform the parish of Preston – including upgrades to the Minster and a new Vicar of Preston – have been announced today. Blackburn Diocese has secured […]

8 hours ago
Hero police officer saves woman on London Road bridge

The woman had been going to jump from the side of the bridge on the A6 at Walton-le-Dale into the River Ribble Pic: 70023venus2009 A police officer grabbed a woman seconds before she was about to jump into the River Ribble. Preston Police said an officer jumped from his moving vehicle in the early […]

2 days ago
Ribble buses return to the city for one day only

Preston was transported back to a different age of bus travel on Saturday. Ribble Buses lined the Flag Market to mark the start of a new exhibition at the Harris. […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police continue investigation into Church Street assault after witness appeal

The Old Dog Inn in Church Street Pic: Blog Preston Police are continuing with their investigation into a Preston city centre assault following an appeal to trace witnesses. The incident occurred on Thursday 20 December when a 29-year-old man was […]

4 days ago
Frenchwood burglary suspects held as mounted police patrols continue

Mounted police in Cadogan Place Pic: Lancs Mounted Police Two men have been arrested following a spate of burglaries in Frenchwood and Avenham. Preston Police stepped up patrols following a number of break-ins. Residents had taken to Twitter to […]

5 days ago
Lazy Cat Cafe’s charity box is taken as owner releases CCTV

One of the women places a black shawl over the charity box Pic: Lazy Cat Cafe One of Preston city centre’s most popular cafes has been targeted by thieves. CCTV footage released by the Lazy Cat Cafe shows a charity box being taken. The box – […]

5 days ago
End of the road for Preston Youth Zone plans

A new view of the Youth Zone standing to one side of the Bus Station Preston will not have its own Youth Zone, it has been confirmed. Leaders say young people have been ‘let down by politicians’ after it emerged the Lancashire County Council has […]

5 days ago
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