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Preston city centre self-guided walk for ‘datestone detectives’

Lamb and flag with datestone in Preston Pic Tony Worrall A self-guided walk around Preston city centre is available for ‘datestone detectives’. The Friends of Winckley Square have created the Going On A Date booklet to help people explore different […]

7 hours ago
Preston Police seize stolen motorbike in Broadgate

The motorbike is no longer being used on the road. Pic: Preston Police via Facebook A stolen motorbike was seized from Broadgate last week. Preston Police spotted the ‘suspicious’ bike outside a property in the area. They said: “The motorbike had been given a makeover […]

11 hours ago
Busy Preston routes would see new lanes added under plans to reduce delays

Strand Road and Guild Way junction after proposed changes A busy route out of Preston could get an extra lane to help reduce notorious evening rush hour delays. Plans being considered by Lancashire County Council would see fresh capacity […]

18 hours ago
New plans for A582 could see double roundabouts scrapped for traffic lights

CGI of the Croston Road proposals - July 2024 Plans have been unveiled to overhaul a series of junctions on one of the busiest routes between South Ribble and Preston after a previous vision to create a new dual […]

18 hours ago
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Preston Guild Hall foyer venue The Guild Lounge opening

The exterior of Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road - the foyer area, to be known as The Guild Lounge - is on the first floor Pic: Blog Preston Preston Guild Hall is to see its first live events for more than half-a-decade from early October. Proposals to re-open the foyer area as a make-shift venue branded as The […]

1 day ago
Friargate ‘blockade’ near new look Peace Garden nearing completion

The new security bollards in Friargate Pic: Blog Preston What was dubbed the ‘blockade’ in one of the city’s main streets has begun to be removed. Lancashire County Council has confirmed the work around the Peace Garden area of […]

1 day ago
Man and woman charged with designer handbag thefts from TK Maxx in Fishergate

Fishergate Shopping Centre. Credit: Blog Preston A man and a woman have been charged after two designer handbags were stolen from a city centre shop. Preston Police say they were called to TK Maxx in the […]

2 days ago
Extra hour for businesses to take deliveries on café-culture Friargate

Friargate North The operation of a recently pedestrianised route on the edge of Preston city centre has been rethought – over concerns that it could damage the very businesses it was designed […]

3 days ago
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