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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 was Squires is coming back with a new name and owners

Darren and Haydn with the keys to what used to be Cameo nightclub Darren and Haydn with the keys to what used to be Cameo nightclub A Preston nightclub with decades of dance-floor memories is due to re-open under new owners. Haydn Price […]

6 days ago
Could St Joseph’s Orphanage see a new owner soon?

St Joseph's Orphanage stands empty in Mount Street Pic: Gill Lawson St Joseph’s Orphanage stands empty in Mount Street Pic: Gill Lawson A Preston building voted as one of the UK’s most endangered could have a new owner as part of its […]

6 days ago
Rob Brydon bringing stand up tour to Preston

Rob Brydon Rob Brydon The star of the The Trip, Marion and Geoff and host of Would I Lie To You? is coming to Preston. Rob Brydon brings his latest tour ‘I […]

7 days ago
Xander from Buffy is coming to Preston

Xander Harris from Buffy The Vampire Slayer Xander Harris from Buffy The Vampire Slayer Preston’s Comic Con returns to the city in September – and there’s a very special guest. Anyone who grew up in the 90s […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fishergate bollard is sent flying into another bollard

The bollard was left at the feet of the other bollard in Fishergate Pic: Mark Ormerod The bollard was left at the feet of the other bollard in Fishergate Pic: Mark Ormerod It was only recently reinforced but Fishergate bollard has gone rolling once more. Original […]

1 week ago
Oyster shells from the Victorian era discovered under Market cobbles

What the workmen found at the Markets Oyster shells discovered during the Markets work in Preston In the same year as the English Channel was swum for the first time these cockles were left at Preston Market. […]

2 weeks ago
The Continental hosts 17th beer festival soaking in the sunshine

Saturday afternoon at the Conti beer festival Saturday afternoon at the Conti beer festival A staple of Preston’s spring and early summer has returned with beer guzzling gusto. With more than 150 ales and ciders to try […]

2 weeks ago
New Preston Mayor to receive chains in public ceremony

A previous Mayor Making ceremony in Preston A previous Mayor Making ceremony in Preston Preston’s new Mayor is to be marked with the annual ceremony at the Town Hall. The city council meets on Wednesday (17 May) […]

2 weeks ago
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