Opinion: 2024 marks a foundational year for Preston city centre’s redevelopment

Preparation work on the new Youth Zone building site in Preston city centre Pic: Blog Preston This year appears to be a foundational year for the city. The regeneration of Preston and primarily the city centre has been a hot topic ever since we began Blog […]

5 days ago
Park Place apartment complex finished in former Winckley Square solicitors offices

The former solicitors office in Chapel Street are now home to high end apartments Pic: Branco Capital A former solicitors offices in Preston city centre has been converted into high-end apartments. Branco Capital say they have spent close to £1million refurbishing the Chapel Street premises, just off […]

6 days ago
Fallen trees block paths in Avenham and Miller Park

One of the fallen trees in Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown Preston’s wet start to the year has seen trees come down across Avenham and Miller Park. The area close to the old parkeepers cottage has a number of trees which […]

7 days ago
Police release CCTV image as search for man last seen in Longridge continues

A new picture has been released as the search for a man last seen in Longridge continues. Update: Police said Ayanda was found safe and well on Wednesday (28 February) […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police search for missing Preston man last seen outside Longridge charity shop

Ayanda Mpontshane Pic: Preston Police A 28-year-old Preston man last seen outside a charity shop in Longridge is subject of a missing persons appeal by police. Ayanda Mpontshane was last seen on Wednesday 21 February […]

1 week ago
Signature Group behind failed Shankly Hotel investigated for £140m property fraud

Preston Shankly The parent company behind the failed Shankly Hotel in Preston city centre is facing an investigation by the Serious Fraud Office. Four arrests were made in Merseyside and Greater Manchester […]

1 week ago
Preston former BHS building snail farm claims deepen as pictures show it operating

Boxes shown near an old counter in the former BHS store Pic: Blog Preston Pictures have emerged appearing to show the former Preston BHS store was being used as a snail farm and Blog Preston can reveal council officers visited it during January 2019 […]

1 week ago
Corporation Street bus gate signage starts to appear for Preston’s latest bus-only street

New bus gate on Corporation Street. Pic: Blog Preston Signage and road markings have begun to appear ahead of Preston city centre’s latest bus-only lane being put in place. A section of Corporation Street, from Marsh Lane to Heatley […]

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