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.

M6 delays due to two-car crash near Junction 31

Incident on the M6 near Preston The M6 near Preston had a lane closed due to a rush-hour crash. Motorists are reported delays between Junction 32 and 31 southbound. Highways England called Lancashire Police to the scene due to […]

2 weeks ago
Symphony at the Tower concerts come to an end after 21 years

Katherine Jenkins headlined the second night of the 2014 Symphony concerts The final note has been played as a series of concerts on the edge of Preston comes to an end. St Catherine’s Hospice has announced the Symphony at the Tower […]

2 weeks ago
Pensioner hurt in Preston city centre collision

This section of Tithebarn Street outside the shopping centre would become a bus lane Pic: Richard Swan A pensioner has been taken to hospital after a collision in Preston city centre. The 91-year-old woman has a possible concussion and suspected fractured shoulder according to police. Preston Police […]

2 weeks ago
Northern Barber Company opens in Glover’s Court

Rob Robinson and Dan Kean are behind the new barbers Men in Preston are about to be groomed by one of London’s top barbers. Two friends are opening a new barbers in what used to be Life’s Little Larks in […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement How student flats to be built on former Powell’s biscuit factory may look

An aerial view of how the new student flats will look Part of a former biscuit factory in Preston is due to be torn down and replaced with hundreds of student flats. What was Powell’s in Sizer Street is to become […]

2 weeks ago
Gang who blighted Preston are BANNED from the city

From top left, clockwise: Fidel Hughes, Haq Nawaz, Abid Umar, Aaron Hampson and Dil Nawaz A gang who terrorised Avenham and Fishwick have been banned from the city and surrounding area. Lancashire Police applied for the Gang Injunction Order against six men – from Leyland, […]

2 weeks ago
Amounderness House to be sold off by Preston City Council

Amounderness House currently stands empty Pic: Paul Swarbrick Another grade-II listed building in Preston city centre is to go on the market. Preston City Council is preparing to try and offload Amounderness House in Earl Street. The old […]

3 weeks ago
Victorian Fair to be held in Winckley Square Gardens

The Winckley Square Gardens since their restoration Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s newly restored Winckley Square gardens are going to have a Victorian-themed for the day. Despite being Georgian in their splendour the green space in the city centre is to […]

3 weeks ago
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