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Covering the North, South, East, West and Centre of the city of Preston we aim to bring you news and information for the area near you in Preston. These areas do not follow the electoral boundaries of Preston City Council, which differ, especially since they were re-drawn.

Umberto’s back in business

Umberto’s renowned chippy on Watery Lane in Preston opened yesterday and despite minimal publicity (apart from maybe on this blog) the crowds returned for the popular £1.50 lunchtime special. The […]

8 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Lancashire County Council say more funding can be found for restoring listed building

Lancashire County Council has indicated more money could be found to restore Preston Bus Station. Last night we revealed how Preston City Council are putting in motion the transfer of […]

8 years ago
Pub giant Wetherspoons likely to be given the nod for TSB Building revamp

Formerly The Savings Bank on Church Street, it could become a new pub A proposal to convert the former TSB Bank on Church Street into a Wetherspoons will go before councillors next month. The pub giant had lodged plans for the change of […]

8 years ago
Control of Preston Bus Station to be handed over to Lancashire County Council

Preston’s grade II listed Bus Station is set to be transferred to be run by Lancashire County Council. The city council have tabled a proposal to gift ownership of the […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Student loses teeth after gang of men set upon him in Preston city centre assault

A student has lost two front teeth after a brawl with a group of 10 men. The 18-year-old student stepped in when between eight to 10 men started harassing two […]

8 years ago
Preston’s Christmas Craft Fairs and Vintage Markets

In little over a month it’ll be Christmas Day. If the thought of pounding the high street, or computer keyboard, in search of that elusive festive gift fills you with […]

8 years ago
Coca Cola truck visits Preston’s Flag Market

Thousands of people filled Preston’s Flag Market to see the Christmas Coca Cola truck make its debut in the Nations’ latest ‘Kindness Hotspot’. A survey of 2,500 people who live […]

8 years ago
Umberto’s fish and chip shop to re-open after fire

Umberto's has been restored following the fire damage An iconic Preston fish and chip takeaway is due to re-open on Monday. Umberto’s was devastated by a fire in August but customers will be back inside from tomorrow. The […]

8 years ago
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