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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.

Charity fashion show to strut its stuff at Evoque Preston

Miss Preston at last year's event A charity fashion show takes place in Preston city centre in October. S.E.E.D Lancashire holds its sixth annual fashion show at Evoque Preston. As well as vintage, formal, steampunk and […]

3 years ago
One year on from Preston Bus Station becoming a listed building

A rainbow over Preston Bus Station It’s exactly a year since Preston Bus Station was confirmed as a grade II listed building. Culture minister Ed Vaizey delivered the decision which all but confirmed the building would […]

3 years ago
Preston Guild Hall: Entrance changes and restaurant plan given provisional green light

A facelift for the Guild Hall is on the cards Plans for Preston’s Guild Hall have been given a green light by planning officials. The entrance to the venue is set to be radically remodelled and replaced with two escalators. […]

3 years ago
Preston city centre shop window competition: Voting closes Tuesday

Lush is one of the stores competing in the shop window competition The final day of voting for your favourite city centre store shop window display is fast approaching. Run by Preston’s Business Improvement District the winning shop gets £500 to spend […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 15 literary figures you never knew were associated with Preston

A Clockwork Orange is Burgess' most famous work You may have heard it mentioned, or muttered rather, that Preston was the inspiration for Charles Dickens’ Hard Times. But how many other literary links did you know about our […]

3 years ago
Clampdown on Winckley Square advertising boards launched

Estate agents will have to apply for permission to put up to let or for sale boards A clampdown on advertising boards on Winckley Square has been announced. For sale and to let boards hang on many buildings on the Georgian Square and its surrounding streets. Now […]

3 years ago
Preston youngsters take over Flag Market for two day event

The Flag Market had stalls explaining what the teams were doing Hundreds of local teenagers have shown what a positive difference they make to the city. Preston young people have been on the Flag Market during Saturday and Sunday as part […]

3 years ago
Review: Special reception at the Harris for two young Preston athletes

If ever two young people looked so happy and nervous at the same time it had to be Scott Fitzgerald and Stephanie Slater as they received an accolade from the […]

3 years ago
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