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Preston shops prepare to re-open for Christmas shopping

Preston city centre’s retailers are gearing up to safely re-open their doors from tomorrow (December 2). All retailers, with approproate safety measures in place, are looking forward to welcoming customers […]

4 days ago
Watch back Preston’s virtual Christmas lights switch on for 2020

Marcus and Justine, Pride of Preston winners, hit the big red button on Fishergate's lights Preston’s Christmas lights switch on was a very different affair for 2020. Usually thousands of people are packed onto the Flag Market, scoffing parched peas and trying to keep warm […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Box Market sees another new trader opening up

DD Practical at Preston Markets Independent craft business, DD Practical, is now open on the Box Market at Preston Markets. DD Practical specialises in handmade leathercrafts, stationery, stitching, stickers and bespoke designs. Due to the […]

2 weeks ago
When free Christmas shopping parking will be at two council-run Preston city centre car parks

Penny Street car park Preston City Council has confirmed when free parking on two car parks will be in the run up to Christmas. The free parking will be on Penny Street, off North […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s virtual Christmas lights switch on announced

Christmas Lights Switch on 2019 Preston city centre will be lit up by a special virtual Switch On of its Christmas lights this year, Preston Business Improvement District (BID) have confirmed. The Virtual Christmas Lights […]

4 weeks ago
Major apartment development in Preston city centre to be reviewed by councillors on Thursday

The new development planned off Avenham Street A planning application to build four apartment blocks over Avenham street open air car park is to be reviewed Thursday (4 November) at Preston City Council’s planning committee. There are […]

1 month ago
The Hot Potato Tram is back open for business and will be during lockdown 2

The Hot Potato Tram has reopened. Pic: Tony Worrall Flickr The Hot Potato Tram reopened Monday 2 November at Preston’s Flag Market and will remain open during the second national lockdown. The famous tram sadly had to close due to […]

1 month ago
Preston City Council receives £366,000 grant to help those impacted by coronavirus

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Preston is to receive £366,176.76 as a general support package to help the city through the coronavirus pandemic. The money is aimed to help those in the city struggling to […]

1 month ago
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