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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.

Tempest Tossed to be performed at Preston Guild Hall

Faye Sheffield and Sean Galdo in rehearsals A radically re-imagined version of Shakespeare’s The Tempest is coming to Preston. Performed to celebrate 30 years of the uneasy theatre company the Guild Hall’s Lancaster Suite is being used […]

3 days ago
Date set as Preston Caribbean Carnival returns

Preston’s Caribbean Carnival is to hit the city’s streets once again this summer. ‘Lets get the trucks back in de road’ is the cry from organisers after the festival was […]

4 days ago
Pride police car to wear rainbow stripes in Preston

The new Pride police car A rainbow flag police car is due to be appearing in Preston during the summer. Lancashire Police has announced a new addition to its fleet of emergency response vehicles. The […]

4 days ago
Lancashire County Council highways officer to ‘explain Fishergate’ to city councillors

Highways workers in hi-vis jackets direct traffic in Fishergate Pic: Paul Melling One of the team responsible for the Fishergate bus lane is to be grilled by councillors in Preston. An officer from Lancashire County Council’s highways department will appear before Preston […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Inflatable adventure playground is coming to Preston city centre

One of the inflatables children can play on at Wacky World Giant inflatable games are coming to Preston city centre during the February half-term. Preston Guild Hall is being transformed into an adventure playground for three days. Wacky World is bringing […]

4 days ago
What’s on in Preston during 2017: From Flag Market fun to egg rolling tradition

The Mini Mela was a success meaning a larger Mela can be planned It might be Blue Monday (the most depressing day of the year) but there’s reason to get the calendar out and start circling some dates in Preston. Responding to criticism […]

5 days ago
Police seek man wearing flower garland after Preston bar attack

Police want to speak to this man following an attack in Beachcomber bar Police want to speak to a man wearing a Hawaiian flower garland after an attack at a bar in Preston city centre during the Christmas period. A 38-year-old man was […]

5 days ago
Winckley Square office blocks could become flats as deal likely

The first part of a planning application for the Winckley House building has been submitted Pic: Google A Manchester-based developer is closing in on a deal to convert three former council offices into new apartments. Ladson Group has tabled the first-stage of plans for Winckley House on […]

6 days ago
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