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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.

What you can see at this year’s Preston Arts Festival

The One Voice Community Choir will perform at the opening of this year's arts festival The One Voice Community Choir will perform at the opening of this year’s arts festival A fortnight of music, performance, workshops and things to spark your interest and creativity is […]

4 days ago
Period property workshops to be held with Winckley Square theme

Ornate arch in Winckley Square Ornate arch in Winckley Square Prestonians with a love of history are being invited to learn about Winckley Square’s bricks and mortar. Three twilight workshops are being held for people […]

4 days ago
When Fishergate bus lane cameras go back on

The bus lanes were introduced to ease congestion in the city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The bus lanes were introduced to ease congestion in the city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Confirmation of when the Fishergate bus lane cameras are going back on has been given. […]

5 days ago
MACs Preston closes down for good

The popular nightclub in the centre of Preston, MACs bar, has shut its doors for good. Andy MacDonald, the founder of MACs Preston, announced the immediate closure through a Facebook […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Poldark star brings testicular cancer play to Preston

Luke Norris, left, and the Growth cast Luke Norris, left, and the Growth cast One of the stars of hit TV show Poldark is bringing his new show to Preston. Award-winning Growth is written by Luke Norris. […]

1 week ago
Blue Bayou reopening as coffee and cocktails bar

What was Blue Bayou is to see the signs swapped over Pic: Tony Worrall What was Blue Bayou is to see the signs swapped over Pic: Tony Worrall A recently opened city centre bar and restaurant has closed and reopened in quick succession. Andrew […]

1 week ago
Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2017 has date set

Last year's Christmas Lights on the Flag Market Pic: Sonia Bashir Last year’s Christmas Lights on the Flag Market Pic: Sonia Bashir The date has been set for when Preston’s Christmas Lights will begin twinkling across the city. Preston’s Business Improvement […]

1 week ago
Church Street plinth claims BMW as latest victim

Another victim for the plinth. Credit: John Charnley The Fishergate plinth claimed a BMW as its latest victim this morning (September 12). The vehicle, like many before, was spotted stranded […]

1 week ago
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