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Preston Market traders demand rent reduction from Preston City Council

Inside the Preston Market Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Traders within Preston Market Hall have demanded their rents are slashed in half. A letter sent by the Market Traders Association on 13 May details how fed-up market traders feel […]

3 hours ago
Part of Church Street shut due to ‘unsafe building’

The city council says temporary lights are in place from Manchester Road to the Minster Pic: Google A Preston city centre road has been closed to an unsafe building. Preston City Council say they have been forced to close a section of Church Street. Temporary traffic lights […]

17 hours ago
Demolition of former Preston Market Hall and car park moving onto ramp stage

The former Indoor Market building and car park are cordoned off while demolition work continues Pic: Blog Preston Demolition of Preston’s former Market Hall and car park remains on track – despite a wrangle over demolishing a ramp. Preston City Council is working to take down the building […]

1 week ago
Opinion: Simon Rigby’s Preston Guild Hall venture had warning signs written all over it – but does this now present an opportunity for the city?

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall Warning signs have been there regarding Preston Guild Hall for a long time. Simon Rigby is not a subtle man. I want to be a landlord, he said, and refocus […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement New website launched to assist people in Preston to find help

The website brings together information from all different charities and organisations in the city Pic: janeb13 A website has launched aiming to showcase what a helpful and caring city Preston is. Help in Preston brings together information for those needing help in the city. Covering benefits, […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Council’s financial position is improving

Preston's Town Hall - could it govern its own independent state? Pic: Tony Worrall The financial position at Preston City Council is showing healthy signs. Councillors are to be told in the latest outturn report the city council is able to put additional funds […]

2 weeks ago
Project to teach children to ‘live and let live’ is coming to Preston

Heartstone Project A project aimed at educating youngsters about prejudice, intolerance and hate crime is coming to Preston. Non-profit organisation Heartstone will implement their Heartstone Odyssey project across the city. Heartstone aims […]

3 weeks ago
European election results for Preston and the North West

The Preston election count in West View Leisure Centre Pic: Preston Council European Parliament election results have come in for Preston and the North West. The vote works on proportional representation so each voter had one vote and voted for a party. […]

3 weeks ago
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