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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.

Judges to parade through Preston city centre

Church Street is to see a lane closed for a fortnight Pic: Tony Worrall Part of Church Street will be closed for the judges procession Pic: Tony Worrall Road closures are being put in place as the annual judges parade takes place in Preston […]

1 week ago
How Preston Pride on the Flag Market went

Posing at Preston Pride Posing at Preston Pride The sixth annual Preston Pride event hit the city on Saturday (9 September) with volunteer-led stalls and entertainment running from 11am – 4pm and official after […]

1 week ago
The Moorbrook is hosting Oxjam this year

The Moorbrook Pic: Man With Red Eyes The Moorbrook Pic: Man With Red Eyes A Preston pub is joining venues across the UK in raising money for Oxfam. The Moorbrook is hosting the annual Oxjam festival. More […]

1 week ago
Fishergate Bollard is back in its rightful place

The bollard restored to the plinth The bollard restored to the plinth The Fishergate Bollard made its return to Preston’s high street scene during the weekend. Lancashire County Council has put the plinth back in place, […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bandstand in Miller Park targeted by arsonists

The bandstand was taped off on Sunday morning Pic: Wendy Park The bandstand was taped off on Sunday morning Pic: Wendy Park An arson investigation has been launched after vandalism in Miller Park. The grade-II listed park was targeted on Sunday […]

2 weeks ago
Live music line-up confirmed for Continental Beer Festival

Expect a lively atmosphere down at the Conti Expect a lively atmosphere down at the Conti It’s not just the beer barrels being put into place for the Continental’s autumn beer festival. An outdoor marquee is set up […]

2 weeks ago
Monkey puppet from team behind War Horse to perform

The Hartlepool Monkey in rehearsals The Hartlepool Monkey in rehearsals A monkey puppet made by the team behind War Horse is coming to Preston. The Hartlepool Monkey is the tale of a monkey who was […]

2 weeks ago
This is why a man was arrested in Market Street today

Scene of the arrest in Market Street. Credit: Benjamin Wareing A man was arrested in the city centre today (September 9). Word from our reporter at the scene indicated that […]

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