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Preston’s university sees a rise in latest Times university rankings

Building work progressing on UCLan's new engineering centre Pic: Tony Worrall Building work progressing on UCLan’s new engineering centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s university has seen its ranking improve slightly in the latest league table. The Times and The Sunday Times […]

4 months ago
Sadness as final Run Preston takes place – axed due to spiralling costs

The start and finish of Run Preston was moved into Friargate due to the Markets work The start and finish of Run Preston was moved into Friargate due to the Markets work Sunday morning saw the final Run Preston event take place in the city centre, […]

4 months ago
People’s Festival to celebrate city’s rich industrial heritage

The Preston Martyrs statue in Lune Street is one of the venues for the festival Pic: Tony Worrall The Preston Martyrs statue in Lune Street is one of the venues for the festival Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s industrial past is to be celebrated in a new one-day festival. […]

4 months ago
Simon Rigby had a good week at the BIBAs

Simon Rigby, the entrepreneur behind the renaissance of Preston’s City Centre, was the winner of the lifetime achievement prize, Lancastrian of the Year, at the ‘Be Inspired Business Awards’ (BIBAs […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fears Next and M&S could leave Preston for Cuerden

How the IKEA store at Cuerden may look How the IKEA store at Cuerden may look A major shopping centre in Preston city centre has joined other retail players in the city raising their concerns to the Cuerden […]

4 months ago
Pictures as Brief Encounter lights up Preston city centre

Torchlight procession making its way through the city centre Torchlight procession making its way through the city centre From giant umbrellas to sculptures you could drum a tune one there were some eye-catching parts of the Brief Encounter. The […]

4 months ago
What we made of the Brief Encounter in the city centre

An illuminated giant stalked the streets of Preston during Saturday night as the city enjoyed a variation of light shows and sounds. With a live band belting out classic clubbing […]

4 months ago
Reverend and The Makers to play Action Records

Reverend and the Makers Reverend and the Makers Indie rockers Reverend and The Makers are returning to Preston. Action Records is hosting the in-store gig where the likes of Muse, Magic Numbers and Starsailor […]

4 months ago
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