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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.

Preston pub owner says he had to lock burglar in room because police wouldn’t attend

The Wellington in Glover's Court Pic: Tony Worrall The Wellington in Glover’s Court Pic: Tony Worrall A pub owner has criticised the amount of time police took to respond to a burglary at his premises. Andrew Forster, who […]

2 weeks ago
Beer list unveiled for Continental Beer Festival

Last year's Conti beer festival saw plenty of sunshine - let's hope for the same Last year’s Conti beer festival saw plenty of sunshine – let’s hope for the same There’s a grand total of 193 beers and ciders at this year’s Continental Beer Festival. […]

3 weeks ago
Car stolen from Lytham recovered in Preston

Police posted the picture of the vehicle, stolen from Lytham, recovered in Preston. Credit: LancsRoadPolice A car stolen from Lytham was recovered by police in Preston this morning (May 7). […]

3 weeks ago
What the Lancashire County Council election result means for Preston

There is a big political difference between one end of Fishergate and the other Pic: Tony Worrall There is a big political difference between one end of Fishergate and the other Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has remained predominantly red following the latest round of local elections – […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Arson suspected as cause of Avenham fire near abandoned building

Damage to the cars and the fire also spread to part of the building Pic: Kacper Krol Fire crews dealing with the incident in Avenham Place Pic: Kacper Krol An arson investigation has begun after cars were set alight near an abandoned building in Preston city centre. […]

3 weeks ago
Fire at abandoned building in Avenham

Fire crews in Avenham Place Pic: Kacper Krol Fire crews in Avenham Place Pic: Kacper Krol Firefighters are tackling a fire at a former Hindu temple in Preston city centre. Avenham Place is closed off as crews contain […]

3 weeks ago
Preston woman to be remembered with glittering charity ball

A Glittering Lancashire Charity Ball is being held at Preston Guild Hall to raise money for the Breast Cancer Now charity. The Ball will take place on the evening of […]

3 weeks ago
Police arrest woman during Fishergate road closure

Police in Fishergate during Thursday lunchtime Pic: Benjamin Wareing Police in Fishergate during Thursday lunchtime Pic: Benjamin Wareing Traffic was halted on Preston’s main shopping street during Thursday lunchtime. Preston Police have arrested a woman on suspicion of theft. […]

3 weeks ago
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