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Pictures of Preston’s first weekend of mandatory masks

Person wearing a mask in Preston Pic: Garry Cook Face coverings are now mandatory for shoppers in Preston and the rest of England, after new coronavirus rules came into effect on Friday (24 July). Masks are compulsory in enclosed […]

2 months ago
The day Preston returned to shopping in the city centre

Queues outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre and Primark Pic: Paul Melling Prestonians returned to Preston city centre in their droves for a socially distanced shop. Monday 15 June saw non-essential shops able to open for the first time in nearly three […]

3 months ago
Preston’s independent shops preparing for high street reopening

Action Records Preston’s shops are preparing to reopen from Monday 15 June, as lockdown eases across the country. Plans have been put in motion after Boris Johnson’s announcement on non-essential shops earlier […]

4 months ago
Criminal Damage at Barclays in Preston after Greenpeace Climate exhibition

Pop-up exhibition blocks Barclays Bank in Manchester. Police were called to Barclays in Preston on Monday after reports of criminal damage as part of a national climate change protest. Greenpeace activists sealed the doors of the bank […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Snow Patrol’s Preston gig rescheduled, while Blossoms announce return to the city

Snow Patrol at Nurnberg Rock im Park Indie rock band Snow Patrol have rescheduled their two Preston shows. The Northern Ireland band were due to perform at Blitz tonight as part of their Reworked tour, but have […]

10 months ago
Meet The Sherlocks at this free Preston gig and signing

The Sherlocks The Sherlocks are coming to Preston as part of their album launch. The Sheffield indie band will play Blitz on Tuesday 8 October. The event, which has been jointly organised […]

12 months ago
Pension firm which mismanaged £14m wound up by court

Hundreds of investors have been left with £14m missing from their savings pots after a Preston pension firm was wound up by the High Court this week. The Insolvency Service […]

1 year ago
Preston Guild Hall: What we know so far about its future and the financial situation

The Guild Hall is not currently operating as a venue Pic: Tony Worrall With three months of the Guild Hall standing empty as a venue, we look at the situation at the city’s iconic venue. The administrator Beverley Budsworth released a revealing report […]

1 year ago
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