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.

Cards stolen from Bamber Bridge being used in Preston

Preston Police want to speak with two people after a stolen credit card and bank card were used to make payments at various stores in Preston City Centre last month. The […]

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Preston Bus Station could soon be holding concerts

A new view of the Youth Zone standing to one side of the Bus Station The new space created outside Preston Bus Station could be used to host concerts and have an ice rink at Christmas according to the latest plans. Lancashire County Council has […]

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Average speed cameras to be introduced on two Preston roads

How the average speed cameras look Two notorious accident black-spots in Preston are to have average speed cameras introduced. Brockholes Brow where Rachel Marie Murphy and Shelby Maher died and London Road where biker Robert Symonowicz […]

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Minster to hold memorial service to Preston soldier killed in WWI

Preston Minster is holding the memorial service A memorial service is being held for Private James McLaughlin, a member of the 6th (service) Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, who was killed in action 100 years ago. The service […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bike racks being removed from Preston Station

Preston Railway Station is undergoing a major revamp Pic: Paul Melling Cyclists who use Preston Railway Station are being warned the bike racks are being removed. Virgin Trains is taking the bike racks from Platform 7 as part of the £1.5million […]

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Fire spinners to perform in Miller Park

Fire spinning is due to take place Flames are going to leap around Avenham and Miller Parks during Sunday. Fire spinning is taking place and anyone can give it a go. Organiser Joshua Holden says he’s hoping […]

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Tithebarn Street bus lane plan is halted

This section of Tithebarn Street outside the shopping centre would become a bus lane Pic: Richard Swan Proposals for a new bus lane near Preston Bus Station have been paused. Lancashire County Council wants to make a section of Tithebarn Street, along the front of the St […]

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Former Glover’s Court printing press conversion into offices is finished

The top floor retains some of the distinctive features of the printing press Another historic building in the centre of Preston has been given a new lease of life. A former printing press in Glover’s Court has been revamped thanks to a £650,000 […]

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