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New Preston survey claims city centre is on the up

Fishergate received a lift in rating, with 52 per cent saying it was a 'better place to be', up 10 per cent on last year Pic: Tony Worrall A survey of hundreds of Prestonians has claimed the city centre is a ‘better place to be’ than in previous years. Preston’s Business Improvement District carry out the annual survey […]

4 days ago
Former BHS shop in Preston could see advertising along its hoardings

The entrance to BHS boarded up on a December evening Pic: Tony Worrall The former BHS site is now boarded up The former entrance to a department store in Preston’s high street looks set to become advertising hoardings. Preston City Council ordered Freemont […]

4 weeks ago
What was BHS is now boarded up in Fishergate

The entrance to BHS boarded up on a December evening Pic: Tony Worrall The entrance to BHS boarded up on a December evening Pic: Tony Worrall One of Preston’s largest empty buildings has seen its entrance way boarded up. BHS in Fishergate closed […]

1 month ago
White van becomes stuck on Fishergate Bollard structure

The van becomes lop-sided on the bollard structure Pic: Sarah Green The van becomes lop-sided on the bollard structure Pic: Sarah Green Another driver has come unstuck on Preston’s most famous inanimate object. A white van heading into Fishergate got stuck […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Whittles launches new room with 7ft floral Rolex

A Fishergate jeweller has launched its new showroom extension with a 7ft floral replica Rolex. The giant centrepiece at Whittles Jewellers was created to celebrate the opening of the new […]

2 months ago
Driver hits Fishergate Bollard structure

A driver stuck on the bollard plinth Pic: Alan Murray A driver stuck on the bollard plinth Pic: Alan Murray Preston’s most infamous inanimate feature has claimed another driver – and its not even on the roads. Fishergate Bollard’s base […]

2 months ago
Former BHS store in Preston won’t be boarded up yet

Former BHS site in Fishergate A former flagship store in Preston’s high street will not be boarded up yet – due to a legal cock up. Preston City Council had […]

3 months ago
Teenage boy charged with Church Street stabbing

The incident took place outside Waterstones Pic: Google The incident took place outside Waterstones Pic: Google A teenager has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Preston city centre. Preston Police arrested a 17-year-old boy who had […]

4 months ago
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